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Romance under stress, Nicole Kidman with a different look and the King Arthur story for modern kids
Also some animated fun from Quebec and an inscrutable film with Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway.
Jan 24th, 2019
Searching for a Lost City, eyeing the wildlife of China, honoring the guru of better cities
And there’s more: friends and monsters connect long distance, wartime feelings that don’t go away and the real life of drug addicts
Apr 20th, 2017
A feisty Grandma, a sweet Intern, a chess war and new picks at VIFF
Plus high profile Canadian films Hyena Road and Beeba Boys outdone by a small summer tale
Sep 25th, 2015
Sci Fi for adults, Interstellar, and for kids, Big Hero 6. Also two short ethnic festivals
Matthew McConaughey stars in the week’s biggest new film, Interstellar
Nov 7th, 2014
After 25 Years, Les Mis still hits the mark
Peter Lockyear and Jason Forbach are standouts in their respective roles.
Jun 26th, 2013
Django Unchained and Les Misérables: two big movies opening on Christmas Day
Two more films for the holidays: Les Misérables and Django Unchained.
Dec 24th, 2012
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
One Day, Terri, Fright Night, Spy Kids 4, The Help upgraded, a flashy car racer and one of the funniest films ever
Jim Sturgess and Anne Hathaway play the almost lovers in One Day. Popular novel, but what of the movie?
Aug 19th, 2011
Tangled and three new films aimed at American Thanksgiving audiences
You’ve never seen Rapunzel portrayed like this before but you’ll want to, in Disney’s Tangled. (read more)
Nov 24th, 2010
Valentine’s Day, The Wolfman, Percy Jackson and Shah Rukh Khan Try to Compete with the Olympics
It’s a tough job pulling us away from the Olympics on TV. A few new films are trying though including this made-in-Vancouver fantasy. (read more)
Feb 12th, 2010