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Broaching a Bake-off w/o a recipe
Violence and style from John Wick, bios of two history...
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Byzantium: the other liturgy
A new look for Ryan Reynolds, a new impression of Rudolph...
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V.O.'s "Faust" gives Devil his due
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God, Angels, and Science are Big this Week but a Black and White Award Winner Outdoes them All
In two separate movies this week, Paul Bettany turns against God. He’s an angel refusing his orders in one, and Charles Darwin writing to demote him in the other. Maybe you prefer Harrison Ford as a r
Jan 22nd, 2010
Max Embarrassing Kicks Off Reel 2 Real International Film Festival for Youth
Do you remember what it was like to be twelve, painfully shy, and in love for the first time? Throw in the most embarrassing mother in the world. Things couldn't get much worse. Or could they?
Jan 17th, 2010
Crazy Heart is the One To See...Eli, A Spy, and Those Lovely Bones Can Wait
Great work by Jeff Bridges and lesser efforts by Denzel Washington, Jackie Chan and Peter Jackson arrive in theatres today. (Read more)
Jan 15th, 2010
Avatar: A Vehicle for Cross-Generational Conversation
How Fox's smash blockbuster "Avatar" gave life to a SkyTrain conversation between an elderly man, a mother, and her young son.
Jan 8th, 2010
Leap Year, Youth in Revolt, Daybreakers Lead the Week’s New Movies for Jan. 8
In the mood for a pleasant romantic comedy? Amy Adams has one for you. Michael Cera tries. And for big laughs try the Yes Men. They deliver outrageously. (Read more)
Jan 8th, 2010
When the Cheating Ex-Husband Resurfaces with Romance in His Eyes: Quel Horreur!
I found myself thinking, no, not him again.
Jan 3rd, 2010
Nine, It’s Complicated, a New Sherlock Holmes and a Final Act from Heath Ledger Arrive in Theatres: This Week’s Big New movies
Daniel Day-Lewis sings. Meryl Streep gets a bit raunchy. And Heath Ledger’s last work arrives with a little help from three of his friends. It’s Christmas at the movies. (Read more)
Dec 25th, 2009
The Imagination of Terry Gilliam
"God came to me at night and said 'do this or die.' When you've got a god that wants to watch movies and is bored with the shit that's being produced these days, He gets angry. He forced me to do it a
Dec 23rd, 2009
Up In the Air, Invictus and The Princess and the Frog Are This Week's Big New Movies
Star power is big this week. George Clooney, Matt Damon, Morgan Freeman, Zac Efron and even a fictional Orson Welles are on the big screen. (Read more)
Dec 11th, 2009
Brothers, Pippa Lee, and Red Cliff Open in Vancouver Theatres Today: New Movies for Dec. 4th
War is big in the movies this week. And also re-makes, both into and out of English. But take a moment to consider a splendid acting turn by Robin Wright Penn. (Read More)
Dec 4th, 2009