Film

The Amazing Spider-Man isn't amazing, Woody Allen fails and Katy Perry: Part of Me lacks the sexual gesture

New movies this week in Vancouver fail to excite fans, or this critic. Here's why.

Film Review: Directed By Alfred Hitchcock at Pacific Cinémathèque

Pacific Cinémathèque delivers a Hitchcock retrospective embracing both the big and the little screen.

Top Vancouver Events: July 5-10

The sun is shining and the events are in full swing. Everything just seems better in Vancouver once the sun comes out, right? Some of these events even last a few days, so you've got plenty of time...

Vancouver Director Kyle Rideout BC's Finalist in CBC's "Short Film Face Off"

Local actor, writer and director Kyle Rideout is a finalist in the CBC Short Film Face Off Contest, which is airing its fourth season this month. The Short Film Face Off is a critically...

Events to check out this week in Vancouver like All That Jazz and Car Free Day

It's a good weekend to live in Mount Pleasant. Two of our top events are both on Main Street and if you've never been to its annual car-free celebration, we suggest you go. It'll be tons of fun with...

Young stars receive Birks Canadian Diamond award at Cannes Film Festival

Canadian actresses Sarah Gadon and Emily Hampshire were recognized last week as rising stars by Telefilm Canada and Birks Diamonds.

Georges Méliès at Pacific Cinemathèque: A Trip to the Moon and The Extraordinary Voyage

Pacific Cinémathèque highlights legendary silent film pioneer Georges Méliès.

Rampart DVD/Blu-Ray Review

Woody Harrelson descends into hell in Rampart.

Story of Burqa: Case of a Confused Afghan reveals origins of controversial garment

Local filmmaker and Afghan-Canadian Brishkay Ahmed explores the history and mysterious origins of the burqa in Story of Burqa: Case of a Confused Afghan.

Top Vancouver Events May 9 - 15: Eat your way through the weekend with sake, butter chicken and stone soup

Events with food in their names always get our mouths watering.. even if they don't actually serve any food. Laugh at the Butter Chicken comedy show, drink as much as you please at the Sake Social,...