Volkmar Richter Feed https://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/160 en Disney wildlife times two, a blast at American politics and a traumatic teen drama https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/disney-wildlife-times-two-blast-american-politics-and-traumatic-teen-drama Also a couple of small but amiable comedies, one of them Canadian<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/disney-wildlife-times-two-blast-american-politics-and-traumatic-teen-drama" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Abortion Always American elections Disney Dolphin Reef Elephant James VS His Future Self nature films Never New Movies Oregon Phoenix Rarely Slay the Dragon Sometimes time travel Fri, 03 Apr 2020 10:43:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 24165 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com More streaming ideas take you to Brazil, low-life China and two Jesse Eisenberg films https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/more-streaming-ideas-take-you-brazil-low-life-china-and-two-jesse-eisenberg-films As well as a cleverly-plotted trip to Barcelona thanks to Netflix<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/more-streaming-ideas-take-you-brazil-low-life-china-and-two-jesse-eisenberg-films" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Bacurau Brazil COVID-19 shutdown Jesse Eisenberg New Movies resistance Spain streaming The Occupant The Wild Goose Lake Udo Keir Vivarium World War II Wuhan China Fri, 27 Mar 2020 13:55:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 24163 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Movie theatres are shut down, so what’s streaming? https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/movie-theatres-are-shut-down-so-what-s-streaming Some modest recommendations and stay for the last one, an alarm about what has happened to the internet. <p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/movie-theatres-are-shut-down-so-what-s-streaming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Contagion COVID-19 delayed movies Disney+ HBO-Crave internet Netflix New Movies streaming surveillance virus YouTube Fri, 20 Mar 2020 09:29:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 24162 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Three women lead off a long line-up of new movies in town https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/three-women-lead-long-line-new-movies-town Note also new ones from Vin Diesel, Dave Bautista, Annette Bening with Bill Nighy, a forgotten Canadian tragedy and China’s rush to tear down some of its heritage<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/three-women-lead-long-line-new-movies-town" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Bloodshot brotherhood Hope Gap I Still Believe My Spy Red Snow Run This Town TAGS: Beanpole The Hunt The Whistlers To Live to Sing Fri, 13 Mar 2020 15:07:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 24160 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Pixar’s new one, Onward, new laughs from Greed and a new Emma from Jane Austen https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/pixar-s-new-one-onward-new-laughs-greed-and-new-emma-jane-austen And much more: Ben Affleck back from the bar, Ken Loach slams the gig economy, a tri-nation scarefest and a pair of enigmatic art films<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/pixar-s-new-one-onward-new-laughs-greed-and-new-emma-jane-austen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Ben Affleck Berlin Emma greed I Was At Home But … Jane Austen Ken Loach Lie Exposed New Movies Onward Pixar portugal Sorry We Missed You Steve Coogan The Lodge The Way Back Vitalina Varela Fri, 06 Mar 2020 15:08:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 24159 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Ordinary Love, superb, three superior Canadian films and two imports you can do without https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/ordinary-love-superb-three-superior-canadian-films-and-two-imports-you-can-do Also a TV show most of us have never heard of spins off a surprise hit <p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/ordinary-love-superb-three-superior-canadian-films-and-two-imports-you-can-do" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies undefined Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:00:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 24157 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com The Call of the Wild re-made again, a festival of strong documentaries and a boy’s space adventure in Terra Willy https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/call-wild-re-made-again-festival-strong-documentaries-and-boy-s-space-adventure Canada’s Screen Awards got their nominations out, and right, this week. One of the top nominees is a drama that shows a real slice of life here in Vancouver. The Body Remembers When the World Broke...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/call-wild-re-made-again-festival-strong-documentaries-and-boy-s-space-adventure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Bellingcat—Truth in a Post-Truth World Brahms The Boy II citizen journalism Corporate Coup d’Etat Harrison Ford Kdocs Documentary Festival New Movies Terra Willy The Call of the Wild Fri, 21 Feb 2020 15:54:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 24156 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Portrait of a Lady on Fire, superb, The Assistant, too restrained, Sonic the Hedgehog, fun times https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/portrait-lady-fire-superb-assistant-too-restrained-sonic-hedgehog-fun-times Also Downhill, a weak re-make of a Swedish triumph, and a look-ahead to a documentary festival<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/portrait-lady-fire-superb-assistant-too-restrained-sonic-hedgehog-fun-times" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Climate Change downhill environment france Julia Louis-Dreyfus K-Docs Film Festival New Movies Portrait of a Lady on Fire re-makes Sonic the Hedgehog The Assistant video games Will Ferrell Fri, 14 Feb 2020 16:53:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 24152 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Unruly Harley Quinn, morality by The Traitor and Elijah Wood’s psychic adventure in Tofino https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/unruly-harley-quinn-morality-traitor-and-elijah-wood-s-psychic-adventure-tofino Also two queer films and dancing to fight colonialism as part of Black History Month<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/unruly-harley-quinn-morality-traitor-and-elijah-wood-s-psychic-adventure-tofino" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Africa Birds of Prey Black History Month colonialism Come to Daddy Elijah Wood Ewan McGregor Harley Quinn Italy Mafia Margot Robbie Mozambique New Movies Stephen McHattie The Sound of Masks The Traitor Tofino location Fri, 07 Feb 2020 12:48:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 24148 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Mostly Oscar contenders this week: including Corpus Christi and three classes of short films https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/mostly-oscar-contenders-week-including-corpus-christi-and-three-classes-short-films Thank heaven for the Oscars. Three new films this week weren’t available to preview but a batch of Academy Award nominees were. Including all the shorts. They’re showing at the Van City Theatre and...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/mostly-oscar-contenders-week-including-corpus-christi-and-three-classes-short-films" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Academy Award nominees Animation Canadian filmmakers Corpus Christi documentaries live action New Movies Oscar Shorts Poland Roman Catholics Fri, 31 Jan 2020 14:52:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 24142 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com