Volkmar Richter Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/160 en New action with Tom Cruise, our Academy Awards hopeful and the return of a classic http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/new-action-tom-cruise-our-academy-awards-hopeful-and-return-classic And much more: two glimpses inside North Korea, a cool Canadian film, a cameraperson’s scrapbook and Ewan McGregor’s shaky debut as a director<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/new-action-tom-cruise-our-academy-awards-hopeful-and-return-classic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Academy Awards American Pastoral Cameraperson Cobie Smulders Ewan McGregor Howard’s End It’s Only the End of the World Jack Reacher Marion Cotillard Mean Dreams New Movies North Korea Philip Roth The Lovers and the Despot Tom Cruise Under the Sun Xavier Dolan Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:10:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23135 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com An unusual Accountant, a portrait of American Honey and some animated girl power http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/unusual-accountant-portrait-american-honey-and-some-animated-girl-power Also Martin Sheen as a priest, Carol Shields’ last novel now a movie and a BC award winner called Violent <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/unusual-accountant-portrait-american-honey-and-some-animated-girl-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies American Honey Animation Anna Kendrick autism award winner B.C. film Ben Affleck Carol Shields Catherine Keener Long Way North Martin Sheen miracles New Movies Riley Keough Shia LaBeouf The Accountant The Vessel Unless Violent Fri, 14 Oct 2016 13:57:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23116 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Seven new VIFF picks take us to dramas in Massachusetts, Paris and Belgium http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/seven-new-viff-picks-take-us-dramas-massachusetts-paris-and-belgium … and then on to Hollywood, Italy, Hong Kong and more <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/seven-new-viff-picks-take-us-dramas-massachusetts-paris-and-belgium" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Belgium Casey Affleck China Dardenne Brothers Fire at Sea Harold and Lillian Hollywood Honk Kong Kristen Stewart Manchester by the Sea Michelle Williams migrant crisis New Movies Personal Shopper Protests Ten Years Unknown Girl VIFF Wed, 12 Oct 2016 06:06:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23107 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Black rage in The Birth of a Nation, countering Holocaust Denial and more VIFF picks http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/black-rage-birth-nation-countering-holocaust-denial-and-more-viff-picks Also Two Lovers and a Bear with Tatiana Maslany and The Girl on the Train with Emily Blunt <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/black-rage-birth-nation-countering-holocaust-denial-and-more-viff-picks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Chile Denial Emily Blunt Gordon Pinsent Holocaust trial John Mann Nate Parker New Movies Pablo Neruda pilgrims Rachel Weisz Slavery Spirit Unforgettable Strangers on the Earth Tatiana Maslany The Birth of a Nation The Girl on the Train Timothy Spall Two Lovers and a Bear VIFF Fri, 07 Oct 2016 16:16:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23099 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Heartrending welfare stories in I, Daniel Blake and reviews of five other films at VIFF http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/heartrending-welfare-stories-i-daniel-blake-and-reviews-five-other-films-viff They include films on the arms industry, an infamous piece of TV history and fictions about a gay birdwatcher, a hockey tough guy and teen lovers on the run <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/heartrending-welfare-stories-i-daniel-blake-and-reviews-five-other-films-viff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Hello Destroyer I Daniel Blake Kate Plays Christine Mean Dreams New Movies Shadow World The Ornithologist VIFF Wed, 05 Oct 2016 16:49:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23088 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Issue films at VIFF: the harm that blue jeans do, a woman fights a developer and Tony Blair cashes in http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/issue-films-viff-harm-blue-jeans-do-woman-fights-developer-and-tony-blair-cashes Also the future of energy and a tragic drama from India based on a Chekhov story<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/issue-films-viff-harm-blue-jeans-do-woman-fights-developer-and-tony-blair-cashes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Film Aquarius developers fighting eviction India Mark Angelo New Movies pollution Power to Change the Energy Rebellion River Blue The Killing$ of Tony Blair The Trap VIFF Mon, 03 Oct 2016 15:23:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23075 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com BP gets off too easy in Deepwater Horizon and BC looks gorgeous in Koneline, one of my VIFF picks http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/bp-gets-too-easy-deepwater-horizon-and-bc-looks-gorgeous-koneline-one-my-viff-picks Also Tim Burton’s new one, a winner from Africa, a low-class comedy from the US and more film fest recommendations<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/bp-gets-too-easy-deepwater-horizon-and-bc-looks-gorgeous-koneline-one-my-viff-picks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies BC North Bruce McDonald chess Deepwater Horizon Kate Hudson Koneline Kurt Russell low comedy Mark Wahlberg mass shooting Masterminds Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children New Movies oil spill Queen of Katwe Samuel L. Jackson Tim Burton. Eva Green Tower Uganda VIFF Weirdos Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:44:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23068 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com VIFF picks with music, scary ships, a relaxing garden and three unusual dramas http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/viff-picks-music-scary-ships-relaxing-garden-and-three-unusual-dramas It’s back. The Vancouver International Film Festival opens up tomorrow for its 35th&nbsp;year.&nbsp; Fans have been planning their schedules for days, even a week or two, wondering can they get from...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/viff-picks-music-scary-ships-relaxing-garden-and-three-unusual-dramas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News B.C. films civil rights Folk Music Freightened Glory hit records Portrait of a Garden racism spin doctors TAGS: New movies The Birth of a Nation The Unseen Two Trains Running Thu, 29 Sep 2016 05:23:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23062 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Denzel and The Magnificent 7, great fun with Storks and Antonio’s science scrap in Altamira http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/denzel-and-magnificent-7-great-fun-storks-and-antonio-s-science-scrap-altamira Also a disappointing revenge quest by Kate Winslet as The Dressmaker<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/denzel-and-magnificent-7-great-fun-storks-and-antonio-s-science-scrap-altamira" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Animation Antonio Banderas Australia Chris Pratt controversy Denzel Washington Finding Altamira Kate Winslet Liam Hemsworth New Movies re-makes religion revenge Science Storks The Dressmaker The Magnificent Seven westerns Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:06:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23048 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Snowden’s entire story, Bridget Jones’s latest chapter and The Beatles’ tales of touring http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/snowden-s-entire-story-bridget-jones-s-latest-chapter-and-beatles-tales-touring Also the Blair Witch, as filmed in our own woods, and two Buddhist films from China<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/snowden-s-entire-story-bridget-jones-s-latest-chapter-and-beatles-tales-touring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Blair Witch Bridget Jones’s Baby Buddhist themes China Colin Firth Emma Thomson filmed in Vancouver government surveillance Joseph Gordon-Levitt New Movies Oliver Stone Patrick Dempsey pilgrims Renée Zellweger Ron Howard Snowden stadium concerts the beatles Whistleblower Fri, 16 Sep 2016 11:57:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23021 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com