Volkmar Richter Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/160 en Growing up on Sing Street; floundering on Mother’s Day and a sneak peak at one oddball DOXA film http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/growing-sing-street-floundering-mother-s-day-and-sneak-peak-one-oddball-doxa-film But there’s more: a drag queen singing, a conflicted detective, a Maori chess teacher, a hot comedy duo and a video game’s move to the big screen <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/growing-sing-street-floundering-mother-s-day-and-sneak-peak-one-oddball-doxa-film" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies 80s nostalgia animated sci fi Cuba DOXA drag performers Ireland Jennifer Aniston Julia Roberts Keanu modern film noir Mother’s Day New Movies Ratchet & Clank Sing Street The Dark Horse Too Late VIVA Fri, 29 Apr 2016 14:31:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 22710 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com The Huntsman without Snow White, celebrities at a fashion gala and the latest from two stars we like http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/huntsman-without-snow-white-celebrities-fashion-gala-and-latest-two-stars-we &nbsp; It’s not too early to think about DOXA, the documentary festival that starts on May 5. You’ll need time because there’s lots to read in the catalogue that’s now out and available at JJ Bean...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/huntsman-without-snow-white-celebrities-fashion-gala-and-latest-two-stars-we" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies A Hologram for the King Celebrities Charlize Theron Emily Blunt fairy tales fashion as art globalization Hello My Name is Doris Liam Hemsworth New Movies recession Sally Field Saudi Arabia seniors The First Monday in May The Huntsman Winter’s War Tom Hanks Fri, 22 Apr 2016 13:50:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 22684 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Reviews: The Jungle Book, Criminal, and two fine Canadian films http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/reviews-jungle-book-criminal-and-two-fine-canadian-films Also films about jazz legend Miles Davis, gun talk in a Barbershop and ethical dilemmas from Romania and Denmark<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/reviews-jungle-book-criminal-and-two-fine-canadian-films" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Also films about jazz legend Miles Davis gun talk in a Barbershop and ethical dilemmas from Romania and Denmark Fri, 15 Apr 2016 15:37:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 22659 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com The Boss is crass and Everybody Wants Some pleases but Hank Williams gets a bland bio pic http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/boss-crass-and-everybody-wants-some-pleases-hank-williams-gets-bland-bio-pic Also a thriller from Argentina, The Clan, a strange form of recovery from grief, Demolition, and a rigorous look at right-wing media, The Brainwashing of My Dad<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/boss-crass-and-everybody-wants-some-pleases-hank-williams-gets-bland-bio-pic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Argentina biography college life country music Demolition Everybody Wants Some Fox News Hank Williams I Saw the Light Jake Gyllenhaal Jean-Marc Vallée Melissa McCarthy Naomi Watts New Movies Richard Linklater right-wing media The Boss The Clan Tom Hiddleston Fri, 08 Apr 2016 14:14:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 22637 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Smart sci-fi in Midnight Special, Spike Lee’s gun rant in Chi-Raq and a Thai mystery http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/smart-sci-fi-midnight-special-spike-lee-s-gun-rant-chi-raq-and-thai-mystery Also a charming comedy from Quebec and a women’s rights story from Turkey <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/smart-sci-fi-midnight-special-spike-lee-s-gun-rant-chi-raq-and-thai-mystery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Also a charming comedy from Quebec and a women’s rights story from Turkey Fri, 01 Apr 2016 15:18:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 22612 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Batman v Superman, drones making war in Eye in the Sky and a second Big Fat Greek Wedding http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/batman-v-superman-drones-making-war-eye-sky-and-second-big-fat-greek-wedding Plus a jazz casualty, Beethoven’s 9th and angst in Hollywood and on the mating chase<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/batman-v-superman-drones-making-war-eye-sky-and-second-big-fat-greek-wedding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Alan Rickman Amy Adams Batman v Superman Beethoven’s 9th Symphony Ben Affleck Born to be Blue Chet Baker Christian Bale Colin Farrell comic book heroes drone warfare Ethan Hawke Eye in the Sky Helen Mirren Henry Cavill Knight of Cups mating rituals My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 New Movies Rachel Weisz Terrence Malick The Lobster The Ode to Joy Fri, 25 Mar 2016 13:14:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 22595 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Two thrillers and a charmer: 10 Cloverfield Lane, River, and The Little Prince http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/two-thrillers-and-charmer-10-cloverfield-lane-river-and-little-prince Also Only Yesterday, a little-seen animated film from Japan, and Kinderwald, an fairy tale for adults about pioneering immigrants <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/two-thrillers-and-charmer-10-cloverfield-lane-river-and-little-prince" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies 10 Cloverfield Lane animated films award winners Good Samaritans John Goodman Kinderwald New Movies Only Yesterday River Roussif Sutherland South East Asia The Little Prince thrillers tourists Women in Film Fri, 11 Mar 2016 14:08:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 22554 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Tina Fey goes to war; Judy Hopps goes to Zootopia and cultures clash in the Amazon http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/tina-fey-goes-war-judy-hopps-goes-zootopia-and-cultures-clash-amazon Also a Norwegian disaster movie, The Wave, machine gun attacks in London Has Fallen and a killer barber in The Legend of Barney Thompson<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/tina-fey-goes-war-judy-hopps-goes-zootopia-and-cultures-clash-amazon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Afghanistan colonialism cultures clash disaster movie Disney animation Embrace the Serpent London Has Fallen New Movies police racism Scottish humor sexism terrorism The Legend of Barney Thompson The Wave Tina Fey War Whiskey Tango Foxtrot Zootopia Fri, 04 Mar 2016 15:00:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 22530 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com On Oscar weekend, six new movies arrive with gods, ski jumpers, a mermaid and Michael Moore http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/oscar-weekend-six-new-movies-arrive-gods-ski-jumpers-mermaid-and-michael-moore Also dirty cops, Freudian fears on the prairie and a gem about conflict in the Balkans<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/oscar-weekend-six-new-movies-arrive-gods-ski-jumpers-mermaid-and-michael-moore" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies A Perfect Day aid groups Calgary Olympics Casey Affleck Chinese films Eddie the Eagle Gerard Butler Gods of Egypt Hugh Jackman Kate Winslet Michael Moore New Movies ski jumping The Mermaid The Reflecting Skin Triple 9 Where to Invade Next Yugoslavia collapse Fri, 26 Feb 2016 14:42:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 22499 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Watching Jesse Owens in Race, fear and religion in The Witch and bi-polar angst in Touched With Fire http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/watching-jesse-owens-race-fear-and-religion-witch-and-bi-polar-angst-touched-fire Also there’s a short documentary series with six absolutely up to date controversies<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/watching-jesse-owens-race-fear-and-religion-witch-and-bi-polar-angst-touched-fire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Berlin Olympics bi-polar documentaries filmed in Montreal Jason Sudeikis Jesse Owen Katie Holmes Luke Kirby mental illness New Movies race religion religious obsession Risen superstition The Witch Touched by Fire Fri, 19 Feb 2016 17:17:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 22467 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com