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The Dark Knight Rises and almost wows, Trishna fumbles a classic and Beasts of the Southern Wild may just be one
Christian Bale as The Dark Knight broods, sulks and finally swoops onto screens all over.
Jul 20th, 2012
Best new movies to see in Vancouver this weekend
Starbuck is a Canadian film well worth celebrating. It played at VIFF and is now in general release.
Oct 14th, 2011
Films to see at VIFF on Days 5 & 6: Monday and Tuesday
Once again, coincidentally, documentaries take more recommendations than fiction these next two days. You can find Donald Trump, Wiebo Ludwig, a battered woman and some African street musicians....
Oct 3rd, 2011
Films to see at VIFF on Days 1 & 2
Isabelle Huppert plays a mom who exploits her daughter in the French film My Little Princess.
Sep 28th, 2011
Captain America, Friends with Benefits, Life Above All and portraits of an Eco-Pirate and a paranoid chess master
Captain America, the comic book hero from the 1940s is brought back in a big new film. To what effect? (read more)
Jul 22nd, 2011
Living in the aftermath of David Kato's death
Being out like Mr. Kato, who was murdered in January, is simply NOT an option.
Feb 9th, 2011
The power of $100
"My goal is to help all the kids who cannot afford school uniforms to be dressed up and go to school," writes Miriam Egwalu in the story that follows.
Jan 21st, 2011
Vancouver International Film Festival Picks for Day 10: Saturday
My best bets for Saturday at VIFF can’t be contained in a short list. From Juliet Binoche to Carlos the Jackal, comedies, art and even hockey, there’s just too much. (read more)
Oct 9th, 2010
Vancouver International Film Festival Picks for Days 8 & 9: Thurs and Fri
My picks for the next two days at VIFF include two ugly duckling tales, one for children, the other showing off Gemma Arterton. (read more)
Oct 7th, 2010
Good Morning Africa!
There's a moment in the film where Margaret, the journalist from Uganda, goes to the countryside and talks to the women and tries to explain to them that they can protect themselves through the use of
Sep 27th, 2010