Volkmar Richter

Volkmar Richter reviews new movies opening in Vancouver on Fridays.

Hanna, Arthur, Soul Surfer, Winter in Wartime and two small Canadian films, The Bend and The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom

Another week with many choices, including both real and fantastic problems of teenagers, a not so happy drunk and two films with strong B.C. connections. Here's the list: Hanna  4 stars Arthur...

Movies in Vancouver this weekend: new releases

Win Win, Source Code, Insidious, Hop, Essential Killing and a couple of Italian movies are the new movies in Vancouver this week. Find out what's worth seeing in the following reviews.

Jane Eyre, Certified Copy, Sucker Punch, West is West, Curling, Hobo With a Shotgun

She's already played Alice of Wonderland fame. Now Mia Wasikowska shines as Jane Eyre. (read more)

Paul, Limitless, The Lincoln Lawyer, Dogtooth, When We Leave, I Saw the Devil

Seth Rogen is the voice of a space alien named Paul in a funny new film by England’s Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. (read more)

Battle Los Angeles, Mars Needs Moms, Red Riding Hood, Of Gods and Men, Film Socialism

Aaron Eckhart has to save the United States from invaders from outer space in Battle Los Angeles. (read more)

Rango, The Adjustment Bureau, Beastly, Oliver Sherman and I Wish I Knew

Johnny Depp plays more of a chameleon than usual in Rango, the top film pick of the week.

Biutiful, Hall Pass, Alamar, a re-edited Justin Bieber and some Academy Award thoughts

Javier Bardem is up for an Oscar for playing a dying criminal and good father in Biutiful. (read more)

Unknown, Cedar Rapids, The Infidel, Sell Out!, I Am #4 and Canada’s 10 Best

Liam Neeson has lost his memory, his identity and his wife in Unknown. Diane Kruger may be able to help. (read more)

Justin Bieber, The Eagle, Gnomeo and Juliet, Just Go With It and two youthful visits to Europe

Justin Bieber: Never Say Never is like a backstage pass to hang out with the most famous Canadian on earth. (read more)

Sanctum, A Drummer’s Dream, What Women Want (Chinese version) and Guido, Superstar. But not The Roommate.

James Cameron takes us underwater again, and spelunking, in Sanctum. Read more about the thriller he supervised but didn’t direct.