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Film

The haunting story of local filmmaker Daniel Northcott's dying wish

When Vancouver’s Erin Northcott inherited the estate of her late brother, 29 year old filmmaker Daniel Northcott, she found herself in possession of over 1,000 hours of verite-style footage from each...

Fashion maven Diana Vreeland has the most interesting film this week, not Parker or Hansel and Gretel

She promoted the bikini and blue jeans, 60s pop music and style. Diana Vreeland is fêted in a lively new documentary.

Ridge Theatre closing in February, after 63 years of enriching Vancouver film culture

It's another sad day for movie buffs: one of Vancouver's most storied independent movie theatres, The Ridge, will be closing its doors on February 3, Festival Cinemas announced today in a press...

From Steve Jobs to the godfathers of beat poetry: 3 biopics to watch at Sundance

The Sundance Film Festival is in full gear in Park City this week with a phenomenal line-up of films. Here are three buzz worthy biopics premiering at the festival this year, starting with jOBS:...

Amour is cinema art, Quartet, The Last Stand and Camera Shy entertain

Emmanuelle Riva and Jean-Louis Trintignant, two veterans of classic French films, re-appear in the intensely emotional Amour.

Lincoln earns 12 Oscar nominations. Canada’s Rebelle still in the running too.

Lincoln leads the Oscar race, Life of Pi is second. But there are more than a few surprises among the nominations.

Hot environmental fight in Promised Land, 60s nostalgia in Not Fade Away and special films from Quebec and Argentina

In Promised Land, Matt Damon, as a shill for the energy industry, bumps up against small-town resistance sparked by Hal Holbrook.

The Master, Argo and Lincoln are in my top 10 movies of the year

Philip Seymour Hoffman is The Master and Joaquin Phoenix his newest disciple in my choice for best film of the year. There's also a definite worst movie of 2012.

Django Unchained and Les Misérables: two big movies opening on Christmas Day

Two more films for the holidays: Les Misérables and Django Unchained.

This is 40, The Guilt Trip and Jack Reacher are just OK: A Late Quartet and Rust and Bone shine

Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann are worried about aging in This is 40.