Afghanistan

US soul searching in 12 Strong, Hostiles and The Final Year

Also films on arty pretensions, an impossible bank heist and a stereotype of a women’s tale

Michael and Alicia bring tears; Natalie Portman laments Israel’s history and a big French star gets small

Also an eerie war movie, redemption in Quebec and a mystery thriller filmed in Vancouver

Tina Fey goes to war; Judy Hopps goes to Zootopia and cultures clash in the Amazon

Also a Norwegian disaster movie, The Wave, machine gun attacks in London Has Fallen and a killer barber in The Legend of Barney Thompson
Harjit Sajjan, Afghanistan, soldier, veteran, Justin Trudeau, Swearing in

HARJIT SAJJAN: Why Canada's new Defence Minister is a badass

Canada's new Minister of National Defence is some kind of next-level Spy vs Spy war hero, writes columnist Sandy Garossino.

Seeking laughs in Afghanistan, chasing Nazis in the U.S. and testing oneself on one difficult mountain

New films with Bill Murray, Christopher Plummer, Vin Diesel, ghosts, music fans and music makers

Peter Pan like never before; our soldiers fighting for Hyena Road and predatory capitalism invading 99 Homes

Also a true heroine named Malala, creepy thrills in Goodnight Mommy and prosecuting war criminals in Labyrinth of Lies
Accused B.C. terrorists

Accused B.C. terrorists hoped attack would help 'brothers' in Afghanistan

In undercover audio recordings presented in court, Nuttall spends that time talking about the Qur’an, complaining of the treatment of Muslims overseas and justifying the attack

Her, August Osage County and Lone Survivor: reviews

Joaquin, Meryl and Mark face stress, each in their own way, in the week’s new films.

Running for president... of Afghanistan

Fawzia Koofi was born into a polygamous family in Badakshan, Afghanistan.

Oscar-nominated shorts are special; Side Effects and Identity Thief, just ordinary

Paperman and Maggie Simpson are among the short films with Academy Award nominations this year.