Volkmar Richter Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/160 en 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 Classics re-done in a Disney sequel, a literary history and a home-made copy of a blockbuster http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/classics-re-done-disney-sequel-literary-history-and-home-made-copy-blockbuster Also Canadian angles on burlesque and dysfunctional families and breaking procedure in a French courtroom <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/classics-re-done-disney-sequel-literary-history-and-home-made-copy-blockbuster" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies animated films books burlesque Canadian films Colin Firth Courted courtroom drama Disney documentaries families fan films Finding Dory French Films Genius Jude Law judges juries New Movies publishers Raiders of the Lost Ark sequels Tempest Storm The Steps Fri, 17 Jun 2016 13:48:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 22793 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Reviews of Maggie’s Plan, a modern screwball comedy, and two sequels, The Conjuring 2 and Now You See Me 2 http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/reviews-maggie-s-plan-modern-screwball-comedy-and-two-sequels-conjuring-2-and-now With the jazz fest not far off, the VanCity has a doc about the troubled history of the saxophone and 3 more with jazz and blues themes.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/reviews-maggie-s-plan-modern-screwball-comedy-and-two-sequels-conjuring-2-and-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies News academic life drug use Ethan Hawke ghost hunters haunted houses jazz Jesse Eisenberg Julianne Moore Maggie’s Plan magicians Mark Ruffalo New Movies Now You See Me 2 Rebecca Miller The Conjuring 2 The Devil’s Horn Woody Harrelson Fri, 10 Jun 2016 12:46:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 22779 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Take a break from the summer blockbusters with one of these smaller films new this week http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/take-break-summer-blockbusters-one-these-smaller-films-new-week Among them: women’s stories, men’s foibles, fairy tales and a lament for China<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/take-break-summer-blockbusters-one-these-smaller-films-new-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Chevalier China Dany Boon disability Ellen Paige fairy tales france Greece Hevn Into the Forest Julie Delpy Lolo Me Before You Mountains May Depart New Movies Norway revenge Tale of Tales Fri, 03 Jun 2016 15:25:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 22773 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com More X-Men, another Alice fantasy and two films about the status of women http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/more-x-men-another-alice-fantasy-and-two-films-about-status-women There are five of these “smaller” films: Love & Friendship, Sunset Song, The Boy and the Beast, Truman and Borealis<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/more-x-men-another-alice-fantasy-and-two-films-about-status-women" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Alice Through the Looking Glass Borealis gambling addict Helena Bonham Carter Japanese animation Johnny Depp Kate Beckinsale Love & Friendship Marvel Comics New Movies Sasha Baron Cohen scotland sequels Spain Sunset Song The Boy and the Beast Truman Winnipeg X-Men Apocalypse Fri, 27 May 2016 14:10:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 22765 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Tilda’s Bigger Splash, Ryan and Russell's Nice Guys comic turn and Vancouver’s animation of The Angry Birds http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/tilda-s-bigger-splash-ryan-and-russells-nice-guys-comic-turn-and-vancouver-s Also an Icelandic comedy, anarchy in a U.K. apartment building, ordeals of a math genius and three movies I haven’t seen<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/tilda-s-bigger-splash-ryan-and-russells-nice-guys-comic-turn-and-vancouver-s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies A Bigger Splash Angry Birds Dev Patel High-Rise Jeremy Irons mathematics Neighbors 2 New Movies Nice Guys Ralph Fiennes Rams Russell Crowe Ryan Gosling Seth Rogen The Man Who Knew Infinity Tilda Swinton Vancouver animation video games Fri, 20 May 2016 10:56:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 22759 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com