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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...
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
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)
Mar 11th, 2011
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.
Mar 4th, 2011
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)
Feb 25th, 2011
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)
Feb 18th, 2011
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)
Feb 11th, 2011
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.
Feb 4th, 2011