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Pixar’s new one, Onward, new laughs from Greed and a new Emma from Jane Austen

And much more: Ben Affleck back from the bar, Ken Loach slams the gig economy, a tri-nation scarefest and a pair of enigmatic art films

Fantasmes à bout de souffle

Montreal's Tentacle Tribe leaves Cultch crowd breathless

Portrait of a Lady on Fire, superb, The Assistant, too restrained, Sonic the Hedgehog, fun times

Also Downhill, a weak re-make of a Swedish triumph, and a look-ahead to a documentary festival

Wrinkles in the mind

Bringing essays to life: Foster-Wallace, Suzuki/Cullis on PuSh stages

Notes from (deeeep) Underground

Cultch recruits Vancouver audiences into Burkett's "Forget Me Not"

Pillars of salt that sing and dance

Electric Co., Touchstone & City Opera PuSh LatinX & Old World refugee musicals

Unruly Harley Quinn, morality by The Traitor and Elijah Wood’s psychic adventure in Tofino

Also two queer films and dancing to fight colonialism as part of Black History Month