Volkmar Richter Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/160 en The Hunger Games end right, Brooklyn is sweet, Seth Rogen’s Christmas movie is a hoot http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/hunger-games-end-right-brooklyn-sweet-seth-rogen-s-christmas-movie-hoot There are also two fine BC documentaries and two sub-standard films from some very big stars.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/hunger-games-end-right-brooklyn-sweet-seth-rogen-s-christmas-movie-hoot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies American remake Angelina Jolie Brad Pitt brooklyn By the Sea Chiwetel Ejiofor Christmas partying Fractured Land Haida Gwaii Hunger Games Jennifer Lawrence Joseph Gordon-Levitt Julia Roberts Julianne Moore Michael Shannon Miley Cyrus New Movies Nicole Kidman Oscar winner Secret in their Eyes Seth Rogen stoner comedy The Night Before Fri, 20 Nov 2015 13:36:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 22141 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Three movies tell real stories: Spotlight, The 33 and Mavis http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/three-movies-tell-real-stories-spotlight-33-and-mavis Also a rare visit to remotest Nepal and a Robert De Niro film going straight to video on demand.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/three-movies-tell-real-stories-spotlight-33-and-mavis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Antonio Banderas Boston Globe casino robbery Chile civil rights earthquake relief gospel music Heist highway chase journalism Juliette Binoche Mark Ruffalo Mavis Michael Keaton mine collapse mountain films Nepal New Movies pedophile priests Rachel McAdams Robert De Niro Spotlight The 33 Fri, 13 Nov 2015 16:36:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 22119 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Bond shoots again, Suffragettes fight the power and a boy named Theeb tops them all http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/bond-shoots-again-suffragettes-fight-power-and-boy-named-theeb-tops-them-all Also Drew and Toni as friends, the man who felled the Golden Spruce and three film festivals<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/bond-shoots-again-suffragettes-fight-power-and-boy-named-theeb-tops-them-all" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Arabian desert Asian Film Festival BC films cancer Carey Mulligan Daniel Craig Drew Barrymore Hadwin’s Judgement Helena Bonham Carter James Bond Jewish Film Festival Jordan Jumbo Wild logging protest Meryl Streep Miss You Already Monica Bellucci Mountain Film Festival New Movies Spectre Suffragette The Tree Inside Theeb Toni Collette women friends women voting Fri, 06 Nov 2015 16:59:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 22087 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Creepy brilliance in Room, lament for TV news in Truth and political games in Our Brand Is Crisis http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/creepy-brilliance-room-lament-tv-news-truth-and-political-games-our-brand-crisis Also night moves in Berlin, royal intrigue in old China and Bradley Cooper as a chef in England<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/creepy-brilliance-room-lament-tv-news-truth-and-political-games-our-brand-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies 60 Minutes assassin Berlin nightlife Bradley Cooper Brie Larson Burt Cate Blanchett China Dan Rather dirty tricks Haute Cuisine Jacob Tremblay Michelin stars New Movies Oscars buzz Our Brand is Crisis political strategists Robert Redford Room Sandra Bullock truth victoria Fri, 30 Oct 2015 12:46:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 22048 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Seeking laughs in Afghanistan, chasing Nazis in the U.S. and testing oneself on one difficult mountain http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/seeking-laughs-afghanistan-chasing-nazis-us-and-testing-oneself-one-difficult New films with Bill Murray, Christopher Plummer, Vin Diesel, ghosts, music fans and music makers<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/seeking-laughs-afghanistan-chasing-nazis-us-and-testing-oneself-one-difficult" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Afghanistan Bill Murray chasing Nazis Christopher Plummer ghosts Last Witch Hunter Meru mountain climbing New Movies PARANORMAL ACTIVITY Remember Rock the Kasbah soul music Vin Diesel Fri, 23 Oct 2015 14:31:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 22005 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com The real Steve Jobs, a spy swap by Tom Hanks and our local south Asian gangsters by Deepa Mehta http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/real-steve-jobs-spy-swap-tom-hanks-and-our-local-south-asian-gangsters-deepa-mehta Also a sex comedy, a lesbian fight for rights, a movie surrealist, a film pioneer and a five-continent study of issues around breastfeeding<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/real-steve-jobs-spy-swap-tom-hanks-and-our-local-south-asian-gangsters-deepa-mehta" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Aaron Sorkin Alison Brie Apple Beeba Boys breastfeeding Bridge of Spies cold war Deepa Mehta Eardweard Ellen Page Freeheld gangsters Jason Sudeikis Joanna Moore lesbians Michael Fassbender milk New Movies romantic comedy Rudolf Abel Sleeping With Other People Steve Jobs Steven Spielberg The Forbidden Room Tom Hanks U-2 spy plane Fri, 16 Oct 2015 13:11:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 21979 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Peter Pan like never before; our soldiers fighting for Hyena Road and predatory capitalism invading 99 Homes http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/peter-pan-never-our-soldiers-fighting-hyena-road-and-predatory-capitalism-invading Also a true heroine named Malala, creepy thrills in Goodnight Mommy and prosecuting war criminals in Labyrinth of Lies<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/peter-pan-never-our-soldiers-fighting-hyena-road-and-predatory-capitalism-invading" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies 99 Homes Afghanistan Andrew Garfield Canadian soldiers capitalism germany Goodnight Mommy He Named Me Malala Holocaust horror films Hugh Jackman Hyena Road J.M. Barrie Labyrinth of Lies Michael Shannon neverland New Movies Nobel Prize Pakistan Paul Gross Peter Pan Rooney Mara Taliban war criminals women’s education Fri, 09 Oct 2015 12:43:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 21955 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com New VIFF picks including a shattering Holocaust drama and some climate change optimism http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/new-viff-picks-including-shattering-holocaust-drama-and-some-climate-change-optimism Hungary’s Son of Saul, Naomi Klein’s This Changes Everything, BC’s Charlotte’s Song and Albert Mayles’ last one, In Transit<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/new-viff-picks-including-shattering-holocaust-drama-and-some-climate-change-optimism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Albert Mayles BC films Charlotte’s Song Climate Change Holocaust Hungary In Transit Naomi Klein New Movies Son of Saul This changes everything train travel VIFF Wed, 07 Oct 2015 15:08:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 21938 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com 45 Years, my new favourite at VIFF, films about militant Muslims, Syrian refugees and three more http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/45-years-my-new-favourite-viff-films-about-militant-muslims-syrian-refugees-and Three films look way back: Adama to World War I, Assassin to ancient China and The Royal Tailor to historic Korea<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/45-years-my-new-favourite-viff-films-about-militant-muslims-syrian-refugees-and" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies films about militant Muslims my new favourite at VIFF Reviewed today: 45 Years Syrian refugees and three more Mon, 05 Oct 2015 14:27:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 21920 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com The Walk, Sicario and Coming Home and more VIFF picks http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/walk-sicario-and-coming-home-and-more-viff-picks Reviews of The Walk, Sicario, Coming Home and at VIFF: Dheepan, Eadweard and Ellen Page’s latest<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/walk-sicario-and-coming-home-and-more-viff-picks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies BC films Chinese films Coming Home Denis Villeneuve Dheepan Drug War Eadweard Ellen Page Emily Blunt Gong Li Into the Forest Josh Brolin Mexican cartel movie pioneer New Movies Patricia Rozema refugees Robert Zemeckis Sicario The Walk VIFF Zhang Yimou Fri, 02 Oct 2015 13:40:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 21908 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com