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Ariel: 'brave spirit[s]'
Earthly Delights: Other-Worldly
New vs old in Birds of Passage; an easy look at a killer...
Your numerology cycles March 16–31
Red on red at Vimy Ridge
Butoh on the brink of The Singularity
Watching that new female super hero, more women in film and...
À la recherche de Mom perdue
"Come from Away" comes home via BAC
Volkmar Richter reviews new movies opening in Vancouver on Fridays.
Waste Land, Vision and a Festival of new films from Europe
Can art change people? Waste Land asks the question but does it deliver? (read more)
Nov 26th, 2010
Tangled and three new films aimed at American Thanksgiving audiences
You’ve never seen Rapunzel portrayed like this before but you’ll want to, in Disney’s Tangled. (read more)
Nov 24th, 2010
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
New movies include 127 Hours, The Next Three Days, and the Amnesty International Film Festival, but Harry Potter has the main spot this week. James Franco with a painful hiking accident and Russell...
Nov 19th, 2010
Morning Glory, Unstoppable, Monsters, Down Terrace, Sounds Like a Revolution (part of the upcoming Amnesty International Film Festival)
Two big movies this week give us stories about actual places of work. Rachel McAdams and Harrison Ford star and clash in one of them (Read more)
Nov 11th, 2010
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