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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.
Jan 10th, 2013
The Oscars - Live blog
8:36 - Wow. A bittersweet evening for the team behind Hugo, which cleaned up in the first half, but watched the Best Picture win go to The Artist. An enormous feat for a black-and-white,...
Feb 26th, 2012
It's a wonderful time for the Oscars
It's been an underwhelming year for movies, but the Muppets will increase the ratings.
Feb 24th, 2012
Irish Americans shine at Academy Awards pre-ceremony, the Oscar Wildes
The green carpet was laid out at Bad Robot production company in Santa Monica, California last Thursday evening for the most prestigious pre-Oscar award ceremony in Hollywood. The Oscar Wildes...
Feb 25th, 2012
Academy Award predictions: The Artist versus Hugo for Best Picture
Martin Scorsese’s Hugo is the main challenger to The Artist for the the Best Picture award at this year's Oscars.
Feb 21st, 2012
The 2012 Academy Awards red carpet predictions
What will Hollywood's leading ladies be wearing at the Oscars this year? VO has predictions on all the big fashion labels on the red carpet.
Jan 29th, 2012
"Don't count on Bill Gates for innovation," and more from Douglas Coupland: live blog
Acclaimed international writer and thinker Douglas Coupland talks about Vancouver's livability, multiculturalism, and the new Oscar-nominated animated film by Emily Carr.
Linda Solomon Wood
Feb 1st, 2012
Canada: the land of the beautiful
Below is a list of 10 amazing people from across the country who help make Canada beautiful. Rebecca Bollwitt - Vancouver, BC Photo courtesy of Nordica Photography Also known as the...
Jul 26th, 2011
Biutiful, Hall Pass, Alamar, a re-edited Justin Bieber and some Academy Award thoughts
Javier Bardem is up for an Oscar for playing a dying criminal and good father in Biutiful. (read more)
Feb 25th, 2011
Vancouver International Film Festival Picks for the last two days: Thursday & Friday
My picks for the last two days include Incendies, the VIFF film that shook me the most. Also a ghost story, thoughts on marriage and one very speedy bank robber. (read more)
Oct 13th, 2010