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Big stars in Tulip Fever, intimidation in The Teacher and genuine Aboriginal anger in Neither Wolf Nor Dog
Also an enterprising crack at hip hop fame by Patti Cake$
Aug 31st, 2017
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
Sep 1st, 2016
Reviews of the new Star Wars movie, The Danish Girl, Sisters and Youth
Also three at the VanCity Theatre for fans of movies, modern art or animation
Dec 17th, 2015
'Inside Out', 'Me and Earl' and 'Testament of Youth': all four-star films
A stellar trio of new releases plus the Taiwan Film Festival and a Nepal earthquake fundraiser screening of 'Monk with a Camera.'
Jun 18th, 2015
A Danish Royal Affair, old Stand Up Guys, zombie Warm Bodies and film classics at four mini festivals
An English princess and a German doctor strike up a forbidden romance in Denmark in the Academy Award contender, A Royal Affair.
Jan 31st, 2013