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Locally-filmed The Predator, a mommy blogger’s Simple Favor...
Lounge lizards' lair; new life for old den
Marion Bridge; pro-Life menage à trois
A vengeful mom, a demonic nun and Michael Caine’s memories...
Opening and closing VIFF films announced along with a high...
Your numerology cycles September 1–15
Reviews of Juliet, Naked (stars and fans), Searching (...
Squamish Nation celebrates court victory and urges Trudeau...
Reviews: The Bookshop, classy, The Miseducation of Cameron...
Megamind, Due Date, Fair Game, Tamara Drewe, The Tempest, The Father of My Children, A Film Unfinished and Three Film Festivals
Once again it’s an animated film that’s the flashiest newcomer. How good is it ? (Read on)
Nov 5th, 2010
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest, Carlos, Heart of a Dragon, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Aftershock, Inside Job, My Uncle and Saw 3D
Lisbeth Salander, our favorite punk goth anorexic bisexual is back one last time, in the original Swedish at least. (Read more)
Oct 29th, 2010
Hereafter, Paranormal Activity 2, Score: A Hockey Musical, Stone, Conviction and Tales From The Golden Age
In Hereafter, Matt Damon already knows more about what happens after we die than that new book he’s reading. Does the film enlighten us? (Read more)
Oct 21st, 2010
Red, Force of Nature The Suzuki Movie, It’s Kind of a Funny Story, Waiting for Superman
Who’s that with the gun? It looks like Helen Mirren. What is going on? (read more)
Oct 15th, 2010
Vancouver International Film Festival Picks for the last two days: Thursday & Friday
My picks for the last two days include Incendies, the VIFF film that shook me the most. Also a ghost story, thoughts on marriage and one very speedy bank robber. (read more)
Oct 13th, 2010
Vancouver International Film Festival picks for day 14: Wednesday
My VIFF picks for Wednesday start once again with Canadian films, two very good ones that couldn't be any more different (read more)
Oct 13th, 2010
Vancouver International Film Festival Picks for Day 13: Tuesday
Two Canadian films are among my top VIFF picks for Tuesday as well as a little known outrage from World War 2. (read more)
Oct 12th, 2010
Vancouver International Film Festival Picks for Day 12: Monday
Mike Leigh’s new film Another Year is my best pick for today but check out some others too, including some great repeats. (read more)
Oct 11th, 2010
Vancouver International Film Festival Picks for Day 11: Sunday
Another very busy day at VIFF brings us two BC athletes, unexpected blasts at education and a kind of green energy and a harrowing and mysterious pre-Holocaust story. (read more)
Oct 10th, 2010
Vancouver International Film Festival Picks for Day 10: Saturday
My best bets for Saturday at VIFF can’t be contained in a short list. From Juliet Binoche to Carlos the Jackal, comedies, art and even hockey, there’s just too much. (read more)
Oct 9th, 2010