Volkmar Richter Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/160 en A third Hunger Games, a second feature by Tommy Lee Jones and two special series http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/third-hunger-games-second-feature-tommy-lee-jones-and-two-special-series Jennifer Lawrence is poised to own the box office with her latest Hunger Games installment<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/third-hunger-games-second-feature-tommy-lee-jones-and-two-special-series" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/third-hunger-games-second-feature-tommy-lee-jones-and-two-special-series#comments New Movies award winners Chinatown Crime Films Donald Sutherland European films Hilary Swank Homesman Hunger Games. Mockingjay insanity Jennifer Lawrence Julianne Moore Meryl Streep New Movies Philip Seymour Hoffman pioneer life Sam Fuller Tommy Lee Jones Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 20179 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Films about real people: Stephen Hawking, Edward Snowden and Jon Stewart’s tale of a journalist jailed in Iran http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/films-about-real-people-stephen-hawking-edward-snowden-and-jon-stewart-s-tale Your alternative is some dumb foolery with Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/films-about-real-people-stephen-hawking-edward-snowden-and-jon-stewart-s-tale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/films-about-real-people-stephen-hawking-edward-snowden-and-jon-stewart-s-tale#comments New Movies Citizenfour Eddie Redmayne Edward Snowden Farrelly Brothers Felicity Jones Hermitage Museum Iran Jeff Daniels Jim Carrey Jon Stewart National Security Agency New Movies Rosewater Stephen Hawking surveillance Theory of Everything Fri, 14 Nov 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 20126 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Sci Fi for adults, Interstellar, and for kids, Big Hero 6. Also two short ethnic festivals http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/sci-fi-adults-interstellar-and-kids-big-hero-6-also-two-short-ethnic-festivals Matthew McConaughey stars in the week’s biggest new film, Interstellar<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/sci-fi-adults-interstellar-and-kids-big-hero-6-also-two-short-ethnic-festivals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/sci-fi-adults-interstellar-and-kids-big-hero-6-also-two-short-ethnic-festivals#comments New Movies Animation Anne Hathaway Asian Film Festival Big Hero 6 Christopher Nolan Disney Evangeline Gen. Tso Interstellar Jewish Film Festival Marvel Comics Matthew McConaughey McCabe and Mrs. Miller New Movies Robert Altman Rudderless William H. Macy Fri, 07 Nov 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 20068 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Cronenberg slams Hollywood, Nightcrawler slams TV news, a folk tale from Japan charms all http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/cronenberg-slams-hollywood-nightcrawler-slams-tv-news-folk-tale-japan-charms-all And Kiera Knightley stalls her growing up in Seattle<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/cronenberg-slams-hollywood-nightcrawler-slams-tv-news-folk-tale-japan-charms-all" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/cronenberg-slams-hollywood-nightcrawler-slams-tv-news-folk-tale-japan-charms-all#comments New Movies Arrested Development David Cronenberg Hollywood Japanese animation Joanna Moore John Cusack Kiera Knightley Laggies Los Angeles Maps to the Stars New Movies Nighcrawler Sam Rockwell Sarah Gadon seattle TV news Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:04:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 19994 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Birdman, Whiplash and St. Vincent top a full slate of new films now playing http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/birdman-whiplash-and-st-vincent-top-full-slate-new-films-now-playing And watch a refugee from Downton Abbey land as The Guest in New Mexico. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/birdman-whiplash-and-st-vincent-top-full-slate-new-films-now-playing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/birdman-whiplash-and-st-vincent-top-full-slate-new-films-now-playing#comments New Movies Birdman black comedy Broadway Dan Stevens Daniel Radcliffe Downton Abbey Edward Norton Emma Stone end of the world gun violence horns Juno Temple Keanu Reeves marc emery marijuana Michael Keaton music school St. Vincent The Guest These Final Hours. Whiplash Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:16:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 19929 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Mommy, a Canadian classic, Fury, an old war, The Best of Me, another Nicholas Sparks romance http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/mommy-canadian-classic-fury-old-war-best-me-another-nicholas-sparks-romance Anne Dorval gives a powerful performance in Xavier Dolan’s Mommy, Canada’s Academy Award entry. (Photo credit : Shayne Laverdière)<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/mommy-canadian-classic-fury-old-war-best-me-another-nicholas-sparks-romance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/mommy-canadian-classic-fury-old-war-best-me-another-nicholas-sparks-romance#comments New Movies ADHD Animation Brad Pitt Canadian Fury Kalil Gibran’s The Prophet Liam Neeson Mommy New Movies Nicholas Sparks Quebec Romance Salma Hayek The Best of Me Vancouver-made war’s brutality World War II Xavier Dolan Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:28:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 19871 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Movies about our digital age, a dirty history, a judge on trial and a beloved children’s book http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/movies-about-our-digital-age-dirty-history-judge-trial-and-beloved-children-s-book And a hit Swedish film takes a funny tour through history.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/movies-about-our-digital-age-dirty-history-judge-trial-and-beloved-children-s-book" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/movies-about-our-digital-age-dirty-history-judge-trial-and-beloved-children-s-book#comments New Movies Film Adam Sandler Alexander and the Terrible … computers digital devices Dracula Untold father-son split Jason Reitman Jennifer Garner Jeremy Renner Kill the Messenger men New Movies newspapers Robert Duvall Robert Downey Jr. Steve Carell Sweden The 100-Year-Old Man Who … The Judge Women and Children Fri, 10 Oct 2014 12:52:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 19829 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Eccentrics, boy sopranos and hockey players show up in the last few VIFF picks http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/eccentrics-boy-sopranos-and-hockey-players-show-last-few-viff-picks Laura-Kay Prophet is an eccentric from Vancouver in John Zaritsky’s documentary Different Drummer.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/eccentrics-boy-sopranos-and-hockey-players-show-last-few-viff-picks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/eccentrics-boy-sopranos-and-hockey-players-show-last-few-viff-picks#comments New Movies Beatles Boychoir Chinese films cold war Coming Home Cultural Revolution Different Drum eccentricity Gong Li Living is Easy With Eyes Closed Red Army soviet hockey Spanish films sports documentaries VIFF Tue, 07 Oct 2014 12:56:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 19805 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Three VIFF picks for Monday including the funniest film in the festival http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/three-viff-picks-monday-including-funniest-film-festival A bride has just learned a shocking truth about her new husband in the laugh riot Wild Tales<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/three-viff-picks-monday-including-funniest-film-festival" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/three-viff-picks-monday-including-funniest-film-festival#comments New Movies Film Argentina avalanche death Eddie Marsan England Force Majeure Joanna Froggett manhood Ricardo Darin Still Life Sweden VIFF Wild Tales Mon, 06 Oct 2014 14:23:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 19797 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com VIFF picks for the weekend, including a near-masterpiece from Germany http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/viff-picks-weekend-including-near-masterpiece-germany Nina Hoss in Phoenix, trying to figure out if her husband betrayed her to the Nazis<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/viff-picks-weekend-including-near-masterpiece-germany" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/viff-picks-weekend-including-near-masterpiece-germany#comments New Movies A Dangerous Game Croatia Donald Trump germany golf hit and run Human Capital Italy Kirsten Dunst New Movies Nina Hoss Oscar Isaac Phoenix rich people scotland Two Faces of January VIFF Viggo Mortensen World War II Fri, 03 Oct 2014 13:52:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 19787 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com