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Your numerology cycles November 16–30
Photos: Big Sugar sweetens up the Commodore
Reviews of a Stephen King sequel, an old-style war movie...
Arnie is back again, Antonio portrays his director and...
Your numerology cycles November 1–15
Bangarra: 65,000 year old avant garde
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Differently abling the specially needy
Portrait of the Artist as a Ripe 引き籠もり
Volkmar Richter reviews new movies opening in Vancouver on Fridays.
Easy A, The Town, Alpha and Omega, Cole, Devil, The Virginity Hit, plus Tati, the genius
Two teen comedies arrive on the same weekend. Emma Stone stars in Easy A, the better one (by far). (Read more)
Sep 17th, 2010
Countdown to Zero, Winnebago Man, Soul Kitchen, Flipped and Resident Evil in 3D
We don’t worry about the bomb as much these days. Countdown to Zero argues the threat is just as big as ever. (Read more)
Sep 10th, 2010
The American, Going the Distance, Life During Wartime, Machete and two gems at the VanCity Theatre arrive
George Clooney doesn’t say much as The American, a killer hiding out in Italy. But watch those facial expressions and those eyes. ( and read more)
Sep 3rd, 2010
Teenage Paparazzo, The Last Exorcism, Lebanon and Hugh Hefner, Playboy Activist and Rebel
What’s a 13-year-old boy doing out late at night chasing celebrities? An entertaining new documentary explores that and other aspects of today’s celebrity mania. (Read more)
Aug 27th, 2010
Nanny McPhee, Mesrine, Joan Rivers and seven other new films open
Nanny McPhee Returns starring Emma Thomson just may be the best new film this week. It’s good fun for both kids and nostalgic adults. (read more)
Aug 20th, 2010
Eat Pray Love, Scott Pilgrim vs The World, Animal Kingdom and Still Walking
Julia Roberts cycles off to find food, spirituality and romance in Eat Pray Love. Does she match the beloved book? (Read more)
Aug 13th, 2010
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