mothers

Captain America's fight, Susan Sarandon as a meddling mother and DOXA's documentaries

Also a promiscuous Natasha and high tension in Disorder

Reviews: Avengers: Age of Ultron and five DOXA documentaries

 Only two films in history have been bigger money makers than The Avengers. Now, here’s the follow up. How does it match up? If it’s reality you’re after, check out the documentaries at DOXA....

New movies in Vancouver

  It’s a Canada weekend. That’s represented in three new films getting the usual short play in theaters and, on Sunday, the Canadian Screen Awards on TV. They celebrate excellence though not...

A few-must see films at VIFF this year

VIFF, like Reese Witherspoon, is ready to go. She's in the opening film, Wild

Riddick’s dour action and Something in the Air’s radical nostalgia: reviews

Vin Diesel is Hollywood’s lone standard bearer this week, as Riddick

A Mother’s Day tribute to moms everywhere

This Mother’s Day, start noticing the little things. The lunches, the laundry, the listening -- they are the wind beneath your wings.

The King’s Speech, The Tourist, Black Swan, Trigger and Enter the Void

England’s King George VI had to struggle against a stuttering handicap. Now Colin Firth gives an award-worthy portrayal in The King’s Speech. (read more)

Booker Prize nominee Emma Donoghue speaks Wednesday night at the Vancouver Writers Festival

I catch Irish-Canadian author and Booker Prize nominee Emma Donoghue for a phone interview shortly after she gets to her hotel on Granville Island. We have about 30 minutes.

Twilight #3 is big, the newly restored Metropolis is bigger and Cyrus is oddball fun

Bella makes her choice: vampire or werewolf for a boyfriend. The third Twilight is here. (Read more)

What Sandra Bullock Said About Her Mother at the Oscars

Sandra Bullock, accepting an Oscar for Best Actress,  took advantage of her  "a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity" to express gratefulness to the people who had contributed to her success...
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