Volkmar Richter

Volkmar Richter reviews new movies opening in Vancouver on Fridays.

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.

McCabe and Mrs. Miller returns. The Illusionist, The Mechanic, Casino Jack, The Company Men and The Rite

Six new films arrive, and a 40-year-old masterpiece beats them all. McCabe and Mrs. Miller is back to help Vancouver celebrate. (Read more)

Incendies, Another Year, No Strings Attached, and more, plus a new film festival

Incendies is one of two exceptional films newly arrived this week. It’s our hope for the Oscars. (Read more).

The Green Hornet, Blue Valentine, Barney’s Version, Crispon Glover in person and seven other new films

A couple of local boys gone Hollywood have the week’s biggest, but not best, new film. Read more about The Green Hornet and the many others.

Country Strong, Season of the Witch and On Tour

The world of country music is scrutinized once again as Gwyneth Paltrow makes like Patsy Taylor and LeAnn in Country Strong. (read more)

The 10 best (and the 5 worst) movies of 2010

King George's fear of public speaking brought out the best from Colin Firth and put The King’s Speech on the top of my list.

True Grit with Jeff Bridges, Rabbit Hole with Nicole Kidman and some old and new treats for the holidays

Jeff Bridges takes on a role that once belonged to John Wayne. How is the new True Grit by the Coen Brothers? (read more)

Tron Legacy, The Fighter, Made in Dagenham, Yogi Bear, and three other holiday films

Tron Legacy, one of the most expensive movies ever, was filmed here in Vancouver. Is it worth the money? (read more)