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Countdown to Zero, Winnebago Man, Soul Kitchen, Flipped and Resident Evil in 3D

We don’t worry about the bomb as much these days. Countdown to Zero argues the threat is just as big as ever. (Read more)

The American, Going the Distance, Life During Wartime, Machete and two gems at the VanCity Theatre arrive

George Clooney doesn’t say much as The American, a killer hiding out in Italy. But watch those facial expressions and those eyes. ( and read more)

Teenage Paparazzo, The Last Exorcism, Lebanon and Hugh Hefner, Playboy Activist and Rebel

What’s a 13-year-old boy doing out late at night chasing celebrities? An entertaining new documentary explores that and other aspects of today’s celebrity mania. (Read more)

Nanny McPhee, Mesrine, Joan Rivers and seven other new films open

Nanny McPhee Returns starring Emma Thomson just may be the best new film this week. It’s good fun for both kids and nostalgic adults. (read more)

Eat Pray Love, Scott Pilgrim vs The World, Animal Kingdom and Still Walking

Julia Roberts cycles off to find food, spirituality and romance in Eat Pray Love. Does she match the beloved book? (Read more)

Get Low, The Other Guys, Step Up 3D and a VIFF sneak peak

Robert Duvall shows again that he is one of the movies' best actors. In Get Low he stars in a modern folk tale about a man who wants to attend his own funeral. (read more)

Charlie St. Cloud, Dinner with Schmucks, Restrepo

British Columbia steals the show in Zac Efron's new movie, Charlie St. Cloud. Steve Carell shows Paul Rudd he's no idiot in Dinner With Schmucks. Restrepo takes us inside the war in Afghanistan. (read

Salt and L’Affaire Farewell both feature Russian spies. Solitary Man and I Am Love both have characters straying off course.

Angelina Jolie gets into some fast, heavy action in the spy thriller Salt. There’s a more realistic view of spies in Farewell but it’s not nearly as much fun. (Read more)

Inception, The Kids Are All Right, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, plus music and Brazilian films

Annette Bening and Julianne Moore head up an alternative family with ultra-modern issues in The Kids Are All Right. Leonardo DiCaprio goes futuristic with Inception. (Read more)

The Girl Who Played with Fire, Despicable Me, Wild Grass

Lisbeth Salander is back but hiding from the police and Russian gangsters in The Girl Who Played With Fire. (read more)
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