Volkmar Richter Feed https://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/160 en Conflicting toy movies and two films to mark National Indigenous Peoples Day https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/conflicting-toy-movies-and-two-films-mark-national-indigenous-peoples-day Also: Anna, the assassin with a slight feminist bent and a Fakir’s international wanderings<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/conflicting-toy-movies-and-two-films-mark-national-indigenous-peoples-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies : New movies Anna assassin Bollywood Canadian director Child’s Play indigenous issues international films Pixar slasher film The City Before the City The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir Tom Hanks Toy Story 4 Vancouver Fri, 21 Jun 2019 13:59:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 24043 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Two comedies about women at work and a stunning documentary about an Aboriginal artist lead this week https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/two-comedies-about-women-work-and-stunning-documentary-about-aboriginal-artist-lead And they’re joined by a musical look back, a fashion industry success story that didn’t last and the hipster zombie film that opened Cannes this year <p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/two-comedies-about-women-work-and-stunning-documentary-about-aboriginal-artist-lead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Culture 60s music Aboriginal Art Adam Driver Bill Murray Chris Hemsworth Echo in the Canyon Emma Thompson folk-rock Halston Jakob Dylan Late Night Men In Black International Mindy Kaling New Movies star fashion designer Tessa Thompson The Dead Don’t Die There Are No Fakes Tom Petty zombies Fri, 14 Jun 2019 10:36:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 24039 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Two giant sequels and several worthy smaller films reviewed https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/two-giant-sequels-and-several-worthy-smaller-films-reviewed Including new appreciations of Emily Dickinson and Pavarotti, the real story of auto builder John DeLorean, a British filmmaker inspired to draw on her own life and two oddball seniors falling in love<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/two-giant-sequels-and-several-worthy-smaller-films-reviewed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Alec Baldwin Animation auto industry Blythe Danner Dark Phoenix drug addiction Framing John DeLorean Joanna Hogg John Lithgow Marvel movies New Movies Opera Pavarotti personal memoir seniors The Secret Life of Pets 2 The Souvenir The Tomorrow Man Wild Nights with Emily (Dickinson) Fri, 07 Jun 2019 12:41:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 24035 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Doing it like Elton John, looking for justice in Canada, defying convention in Bollywood https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/doing-it-elton-john-looking-justice-canada-defying-convention-bollywood Also Denys Arcand’s rant about the evils of money, a compassionate court dealing with sex trade workers and a series coming soon to showcase a celebrated woman filmmaker from France<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/doing-it-elton-john-looking-justice-canada-defying-convention-bollywood" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Blowin’ Up Denis Arcand Elton John Godzilla India indigenous law Ma New Movies Photograph Quebec films Rocketman sex trade The Fall of the American Empire We Will Stand Up Fri, 31 May 2019 15:12:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 24034 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Aladdin drops in again, the Booksmart girls wonder what they missed and Shakespeare retires sad https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/aladdin-drops-again-booksmart-girls-wonder-what-they-missed-and-shakespeare-retires Also: a refreshing love story from India and Christo has you Walking on Water<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/aladdin-drops-again-booksmart-girls-wonder-what-they-missed-and-shakespeare-retires" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Aladdin All Is True Art Installation Booksmart Brightburn Christo Disney high school hi-jinx horror Judi Dench Kenneth Branagh love story Mumbai India New Movies re-make Shakespeare Sir teens Walking on Water Will Smith Fri, 24 May 2019 11:31:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 24031 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Violence and style from John Wick, bios of two history makers and two modern love stories https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/violence-and-style-john-wick-bios-two-history-makers-and-two-modern-love-stories And there’s more: a true-life literary con, an immigrant’s ploy, an ode to Jamaican women and an authentic farming how-to<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/violence-and-style-john-wick-bios-two-history-makers-and-two-modern-love-stories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Asako I&II Ask Dr. Ruth Black Mother immigrants Jamaican life Japanese romance John Wick: Chapter 3 JT LeRoy Keanu Reeves Kristen Stewart Laura Dern literary Hoax Meeting Gorbachev New Movies sex therapist The Biggest Little Farm The Charmer The Sun Is Also a Star violence Werner Herzog young adult romance Fri, 17 May 2019 12:59:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 24028 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com A new look for Ryan Reynolds, a new impression of Rudolph Nureyev and four of DOXA’s best https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/new-look-ryan-reynolds-new-impression-rudolph-nureyev-and-four-doxa-s-best Also: con artistry from the female side, old women who think they’re cheerleaders and two other new films<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/new-look-ryan-reynolds-new-impression-rudolph-nureyev-and-four-doxa-s-best" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies ballet in drag China documentaries DOXA jazz Midnight Traveler Miles Davis Birth of the Cool New Movies One Child Nation Pokémon Detective Pikachu Poms refugees Rudolph Nureyev Ryan Reynolds the cold war The White Crow Who Let the Dogs Out Fri, 10 May 2019 14:09:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 24024 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com New but not that great from Seth Rogen, an underused Judi Dench in Red Joan and more hot picks at DOXA https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/new-not-great-seth-rogen-underused-judi-dench-red-joan-and-more-hot-picks-doxa Also children get a cheerful life lesson in Ugly Dolls and elsewhere, hoax or not, Satan is rising again<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/new-not-great-seth-rogen-underused-judi-dench-red-joan-and-more-hot-picks-doxa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Call Me Intern Charlize Theron Dark Suns DOXA documentaries Hail Satan Illusions of Control Judi Dench kelly clarkson Long Shot New Movies propaganda Red Joan Seth Rogen Toxic Beauty Ugly Dolls We Will Stand Up Fri, 03 May 2019 13:41:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 24021 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com The Avengers who survived, two films about women young and old and a look ahead to DOXA https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/avengers-who-survived-two-films-about-women-young-and-old-and-look-ahead-doxa Avengers Endgame is poised to be quite possibly the biggest film of the year. So massive has been the anticipation and the pre-opening ticket sales. How is it? I caught it last night, so read on....<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/avengers-who-survived-two-films-about-women-young-and-old-and-look-ahead-doxa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Avengers Endgame banned BC stories Because We Are Girls Canadian music City Dreamers Diane documentaries DOXA Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind housing crisis Kenya lesbian teens Marvel Studios Mary Kay Place New Movies old age Push Rafiki super heroes women architects Fri, 26 Apr 2019 14:52:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 24016 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Notable films for Easter, Canada and Earth Day https://www.vancouverobserver.com/tags/new-movies-0/notable-films-easter-canada-and-earth-day And more, including a shocking space trip, a teen talent hunt, an appreciation of The Little Prince and a Latin American tale long used to keep children in line<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/tags/new-movies-0/notable-films-easter-canada-and-earth-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> : New movies Amazing Grace Antarctic Aretha Franklin Bella Ciao! Breakthrough Commercial Drive Elle Fanning faith-based High Life Inuit village Invisible Essence: The Little Prince Juliette Binoche Latin American horror Nunavut Robert Pattinson Teen Spirit The Curse of La Llorona The Grizzlies Vancouver. Penguins Fri, 19 Apr 2019 13:17:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 24013 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com