Volkmar Richter Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/160 en Home invasion blunders, a singer battling cancer and a Latin American film festival http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/home-invasion-blunders-singer-battling-cancer-and-latin-american-film-festival Also a football player’s ALS fight and a chilly but amusing Scandinavian revenge plot<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/home-invasion-blunders-singer-battling-cancer-and-latin-american-film-festival" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies ALS army veteran Bruno Ganz cancer Cuba Don’t Breathe drag queens Gleason home invasion In Order of Disappearance Latin America Miss Sharon Jones New Movies Norway Ricardo Darin soul singer Stellan Skarsgård Stephen Lang The Ballad of Oppenheimer Park VIVA Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:56:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 22954 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Ben-Hur re-made again, a modernized western and one of the best animated films of the year http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/ben-hur-re-made-again-modernized-western-and-one-best-animated-films-year Also: women and Wall Street in Equity, a moving drama of Little Men growing up and two Canadian films with broken families<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/ben-hur-re-made-again-modernized-western-and-one-best-animated-films-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Animation Asian story B.C. film Ben-Hur Canadian films children. Kubo and the Two Strings Chris Pine Edge of Winter Equity Greg Kinnear Hell or High Water Jeff Bridges Laika Studio Little Men New Movies Oregon film company parents remakes rural economy survival Wall Street When the Ocean Met the Sky wilderness women financiers Fri, 19 Aug 2016 15:08:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 22925 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Meryl Streep sings again, a politician crashes and Disney brings another fine family film http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/meryl-streep-sings-again-politician-crashes-and-disney-brings-another-fine-family You can also watch Brian Cranston outwit drug dealers, a top Nazi get targeted, an Toronto everyman flounder, wine collectors get scammed and Seth Rogen curdle your ears with some R-rated animation<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/meryl-streep-sings-again-politician-crashes-and-disney-brings-another-fine-family" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies animated films Anthony Weiner Anthropoid assassination plot bad singer Brian Cranston Canadian films counterfeit wines Disney films How Heavy This Hammer Hugh Grant Meryl Streep modern politics money laundering New Movies not for children Pete’s Dragon Sausage Party Seth Rogen sexting Sour Grapes The Infiltrator Vancouver studio Fri, 12 Aug 2016 14:06:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 22904 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Suicide Squad for comic book fans and four other movies for more thoughtful viewers http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/suicide-squad-comic-book-fans-and-four-other-movies-more-thoughtful-viewers In those four others you get young love, a remarkable story about autism, women in India pondering their rights and Werner Herzog pondering the internet<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/suicide-squad-comic-book-fans-and-four-other-movies-more-thoughtful-viewers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Angry Indian Goddesses Animated autism comic books coming of age communications Disney films elon musk India Indignation Life Lo and Behold Margot Robbie New Movies Suicide Squad the internet university Werner Herzog Will Smith women’s rights Fri, 05 Aug 2016 13:13:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 22898 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Bourne is back, Woody Allen offers a trifle and Bad Moms are exactly that http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/bourne-back-woody-allen-offers-trifle-and-bad-moms-are-exactly And two films for youth are worth your while: Nerve with a social media caution and Phantom Boy, a glistening animated film from France<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/bourne-back-woody-allen-offers-trifle-and-bad-moms-are-exactly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Animation Bad Moms Café Society Christina Applegate CIA going wild Hollywood Jesse Eisenberg Kathryn Hahn Kristen Stewart Matt Damon Mila Kunis motherhood Nerve New movies. Jason Bourne Phantom Boy Social Media Steve Carell surveillance Tommy Lee Jones Woody Allen Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:36:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 22889 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Star Trek and Ab Fab return with new episodes and Captain Fantastic tries parenting http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/star-trek-and-ab-fab-return-new-episodes-and-captain-fantastic-tries-parenting And there’s more: a new Ice Age, Yo Yo Ma in a documentary, scares with Lights Out and a Canadian award winner, Closet Monster <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/star-trek-and-ab-fab-return-new-episodes-and-captain-fantastic-tries-parenting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Absolutely Fabulous award winner Captain Fantastic Closet Monster Creativity gays homeschooling Lights Out Maria Bello New Movies Newfoundland parenting Silk Road Ensemble Star Trek Beyond Viggo Mortensen world music Yo Yo Ma Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:15:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 22874 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com New Ghostbusters for our time, a harrowing tale from World War II and an inspirational Dark Horse http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/new-ghostbusters-our-time-harrowing-tale-world-war-ii-and-inspirational-dark-horse Also a bizarre tickling investigation and a serial killer story told through his victims<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/new-ghostbusters-our-time-harrowing-tale-world-war-ii-and-inspirational-dark-horse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies CBC TV Dark Horse doctors Downtown Eastside horse racing investigative journalism Kate McKinnon Kristen Wiig Melissa McCarthy missing women New movies. Ghostbusters on the farm Pickton case re-makes The Innocents Tickled Wales war crimes Fri, 15 Jul 2016 12:38:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 22857 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com A gem of animation, a dog’s wacky life and finding the truth in a notorious crime http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/gem-animation-dog-s-wacky-life-and-finding-truth-notorious-crime Also a couple of poignant films from down under plus Werner Herzog’s view of the internet and remembering Frank Zappa’s thoughts on everything <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/gem-animation-dog-s-wacky-life-and-finding-truth-notorious-crime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Animation biography documentaries euthanasia Frank Zappa Greta Gerwig Hunt for the Wilderpeople journalism Kitty Genovese Last Cab to Darwin New Movies New Zealand newspaper ethics Sam Neill Secret Life of Pets The Witness Tickled Wiener-Dog Fri, 08 Jul 2016 15:01:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 22839 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com A new Tarzan for our times, a friendly giant for the kids and De Palma talking about himself http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/new-tarzan-our-times-friendly-giant-kids-and-de-palma-talking-about-himself Also a second-tier John Le Carré, a dialed-down Ibsen play, a slow-starting but strong Italian film and a weird comedown for Daniel Radcliffe<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/new-tarzan-our-times-friendly-giant-kids-and-de-palma-talking-about-himself" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Africa Australia Brian De Palma childrens films Daniel Radcliffe giant Henrik Ibsen Italian John Le Carre Mark Rylance Mia Madre money laundering New Movies Our Kind of Traitor Paul Dano Roald Dahl Russian mobsters Slavery Steven Spielberg Swiss Army Man Tarzan The BFG The Daughter Fri, 01 Jul 2016 13:35:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 22824 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com A glorious debut, a little-known racial history and a summer thriller with surfing and a shark http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/glorious-debut-little-known-racial-history-and-summer-thriller-surfing-and-shark Also a lurid rant about fashion models and a repeat invasion from outer space<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/glorious-debut-little-known-racial-history-and-summer-thriller-surfing-and-shark" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Blake Lively debut film Elle Fanning fashion modeling Free State of Jones hysteria Independence Day Matthew McConaughey Neon Demon New Movies Nicolas Winding Refn shark attack surfing teen angst The Fits The Shallows U.S. Civil War Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:30:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 22805 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com