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Your numerology cycles November 15–30
King of Hearts trumps all jacks
More hacking exploits by Lisbeth Salander, gay aversion...
Widows of criminals doing it for themselves, the seed of...
War on Xmas: Ralphie gets a gun
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Your numerology cycles November 1–14
Volkmar Richter reviews new movies opening in Vancouver on Fridays.
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)
Aug 6th, 2010
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
Jul 30th, 2010
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)
Jul 23rd, 2010
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)
Jul 16th, 2010
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)
Jul 9th, 2010
Twilight #3 is big, the newly restored Metropolis is bigger and Cyrus is oddball fun
Bella makes her choice: vampire or werewolf for a boyfriend. The third Twilight is here. (Read more)
Jul 2nd, 2010
Winter’s Bone outclasses the big guys, Tom Cruise, Adam Sandler, Coco and Igor
Jennifer Lawrence stars in a small film set in the Ozark Mountains called Winter’s Bone. It’s one of the best of the year. (Read more)
Jun 25th, 2010
A fine conclusion to the Toy Story saga, Jonah Hex from the comics and fumbling for sex in Year of the Carnivore
Andy may have outgrown his toys but we haven’t, not in Toy Story 3. (Read more)
Jun 18th, 2010
The 80s are back with The Karate Kid and The A-Team. Or you can look far back to a woman's struggle in 400 A.D.
Will Smith's son Jaden is the new Karate Kid although that's kung fu that Jackie Chan is teaching him. (Read more)
Jun 11th, 2010
Rock goes wild in Get Him To The Greek, dogs talk in Marmaduke, and geneticists play God in Splice
You've seen then before, with Sarah Marshall. Now Aldous Snow and that stocky guy are in their own movie. (Read more)
Jun 3rd, 2010