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Borg vs McEnroe, one of two real-life male contests in today’s VIFF picks

The other shows Engels prodding Marx to get more revolutionary. Plus, ratings of two other films.

Hive-Mindfulness Meditation

Erdal & Dawes @ Firehall in hyperkinetic 'Hyperlink'

Multiple exposure palimpsest

A life well lived in Shigematsu's "1-Hour Photo" @ The Cultch

Five more films worth catching at VIFF

Including an early award winner, a wildly funny party, a sad Swedish parallel to our treatment of indigenous people and the star architect who designed our latest hi-rise

We’ve got a new Blade Runner, Victoria greets Abdul and My Little Pony faces new dangers

Also watch J.D. Salinger learn to write and Kate Winslet get lost in our Mountains

13, the Musical: kids way better'n alright

Snits, fits, zits (and other "It" rhymes) on Waterfront stage

Looking towards the weekend with a few more film picks at VIFF

Including whimsy from Agnès Varda, cynicism from Michael Haneke and a startling transgender actor

Living the dream under the 5-star flag

VIFF, Richmond's Gateway host very different Hong Kong responses to Chinese domination

A rising tide that swamps all boats

VIFF screens "Human Flow," Ai Weiwei's pilgrimage on the long refugee road to nowhere

Penelope Cruz sends up movie people and a bit of politics in The Queen of Spain, one of my VIFF picks

Also: Arty types get their due in The Square and Western finds today’s European colonialism