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The Hunger Games end right, Brooklyn is sweet, Seth Rogen’s Christmas movie is a hoot
There are also two fine BC documentaries and two sub-standard films from some very big stars.
Nov 19th, 2015
For Christmas time: Meryl Streep as a witch, three films about painters, plus war and gambling
Also in the spirit of the season, the “Best of the Year” make a brief return
Dec 23rd, 2014
New at the movies: modern takes on a popular fairy tale, the bad old west and life on a farm
Angelina Jolie sparks as the wicked fairy Maleficent
May 29th, 2014
What YOU need to know about protecting your breasts after Angelina Jolie's mastectomy
What Angelina Jolie can teach you about how to keep your breasts
Manda Aufochs Gillespie
May 24th, 2013
Media, please: stop pitting Jennifer Aniston against Angelina Jolie in a "race to the altar"
The real story of Jennifer Aniston's engagement to her beau Justin Thereoux is the story of a successful actress in her 40s getting married, for legitimate reasons. Instead, we must suffer the...
Aug 13th, 2012
21 Jump Street, In the Land of Blood and Honey, Jeff, Who Lives at Home: reviews
A slacker not only abides but gets a favorable portrayal in Jeff, Who Lives at Home
Mar 16th, 2012
Brad Pitt back pedals on Jen Aniston marriage diss
Brad Pitt tried to smooth over his comments about his marriage to Jennifer Aniston in the upcoming Parade Magazine. During a recent interview, he let slip these comments: "It became very...
Sep 16th, 2011
The Hangover Part II, Kung Fu Panda 2, Meek’s Cutoff, and more
The wolfpack is loose again for another bachelor weekend. But The Hangover Part II doesn’t compare well with the first. (Read more)
May 27th, 2011
The King’s Speech, The Tourist, Black Swan, Trigger and Enter the Void
England’s King George VI had to struggle against a stuttering handicap. Now Colin Firth gives an award-worthy portrayal in The King’s Speech. (read more)
Dec 10th, 2010
Gossip queen Lainey Lui channels bitchiness into blogs
Which Vancouver-based blogger and self-proclaimed “opinionated bitch” has become a big-name in the world of celebrity gossip? To smuthounds around the city, the answer should be obvious. Elaine “...
Oct 9th, 2010