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The Tree of Life, Green Lantern, Submarine, films from France and Argentina and Jimmy Stewart rides back

Brad Pitt plays a tough, bully of a father in The Tree of Life, a film that ponders no less than all human existence. (Read more)

Super 8, Little White Lies, Loose Cannons and more

Super 8 is the most interesting film of the week thanks to a well-told story, lots of action and some natural young actors. (Read more)

Midnight in Paris, Woody Allen’s most entertaining film in years. Also X-Men, Beijing Taxi, Orgasm Inc. and fun with exploitation pictures

Owen Wilson acts out Woody Allen’s words and artistic fantasies in Midnight in Paris. (read more)

The Hangover Part II, Kung Fu Panda 2, Meek’s Cutoff, and more

The wolfpack is loose again for another bachelor weekend. But The Hangover Part II doesn’t compare well with the first. (Read more)

Pirates of the Caribbean, Last Night, The Beaver and a batch of other new films (plus a few old ones)

Johnny Depp is back in his most famous role, Cpt. Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean #4. Read more about its joys and its disappointments.

Bridesmaids, Potiche, Priest and DOXA documentaries

How unusual. No superheroes this week. Just a vampire-killing priest, and he wasn’t even previewed for the media. So, for a welcome change, the women get some unobstructed screen time in this week's...

Thor, Even the Rain, some hot documentaries and two tepid history lessons

Thor wants the summer blockbuster crown. Fast Five beat him to it last week. But does he bring any fun along with that giant hammer?

Fast Five, Prom, squabbling actors and a close-up look at a modern war

Summer is still far away, but there's already a potential blockbuster in the theatres. And it's got lots of fast cars.

Weekend movie reviews

Disney finds the cute and downplays the harsh in the new wildlife documentary African Cats. (read more)

New movies this week in Vancouver: ratings and reviews

The smug look, that chin. It’s Brian Mulroney by comedian Rick Miller, and in an opera yet? Is this a joke? (Read more).
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