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Recycling Day cometh
Notable films for Easter, Canada and Earth Day
Crowning glories @ Chan cap EMV season
Huffing in a henhouse
Your numerology cycles: April
Magic reelism: smoke & mirrors
Rx for youngsters: Take physic, pomp
Two good kids films (though one is better for adults) and...
"Never the Last," a virtuosic séance
Volkmar Richter reviews new movies opening in Vancouver on Fridays.
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.
May 20th, 2011
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...
May 13th, 2011
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?
May 6th, 2011
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.
Apr 29th, 2011
Weekend movie reviews
Disney finds the cute and downplays the harsh in the new wildlife documentary African Cats. (read more)
Apr 22nd, 2011
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).
Apr 15th, 2011
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...
Apr 8th, 2011
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.
Apr 1st, 2011
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)
Mar 25th, 2011
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)
Mar 18th, 2011