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Films about race and poverty in Paris, low-life exuberance...
Mt. St. Hille's pyroclastic gems
Unstable Genii in Love => ∞
Photos: Half Moon Run heats up Snowy Vancouver
Bad Boys shoot again; Adam Sandler gets loud in Uncut Gems...
1917: a must-see, Just Mercy, a should-see, and Underwater...
Eddas, Elegies & Epics, à la mode
So many contenders for 2019's 10-best list, plus a...
Your numerology cycles: What to expect in 2020
3 more films for the holiday season: Little Women, Song of...
Super-realistic The Lion King, real acting from Awkwafina and Eisenberg’s Self-Defense target
Also why our housing crisis is not unique, why English democracy protesters were attacked 200 years ago and moral decline in Argentina just before a coup
Jul 19th, 2019
New vs old in Birds of Passage; an easy look at a killer sickness in Five Feet Apart and a good one for the kids, Wonder Park
And lots more: hippies try farming, a divorcé seeks love, melodrama and politics in Argentina and a dystopian teen thriller with something of a Handmaid’s Tale vibe
Mar 14th, 2019
Five more films worth catching at VIFF
Including an early award winner, a wildly funny party, a sad Swedish parallel to our treatment of indigenous people and the star architect who designed our latest hi-rise
Oct 8th, 2017
The Boss is crass and Everybody Wants Some pleases but Hank Williams gets a bland bio pic
Also a thriller from Argentina, The Clan, a strange form of recovery from grief, Demolition, and a rigorous look at right-wing media, The Brainwashing of My Dad
Apr 7th, 2016
Chappie, Wild Tales, The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Also notice two new Canadian films: The Valley Below and Elephant Song
Mar 5th, 2015
Three VIFF picks for Monday including the funniest film in the festival
A bride has just learned a shocking truth about her new husband in the laugh riot Wild Tales
Oct 5th, 2014
Robert Redford’s Vancouver movie, Michael Bay’s Miami comedy and Terrence Malick on the wonder of love
Susan Sarandon and Robert Redford star in The Company You Keep about youthful political action that comes back to haunt
Apr 25th, 2013
Hot environmental fight in Promised Land, 60s nostalgia in Not Fade Away and special films from Quebec and Argentina
In Promised Land, Matt Damon, as a shill for the energy industry, bumps up against small-town resistance sparked by Hal Holbrook.
Jan 4th, 2013
Vancouver Latin American Film Festival opens today
The Vancouver Latin American Film Festival (VLAFF) celebrates its 10th year (August 31- September 9th) not only marking a milestone, also its growth through the years bringing an array of selected,...
Aug 29th, 2012
The Tree of Life, Green Lantern, Submarine, films from France and Argentina and Jimmy Stewart rides back
Brad Pitt plays a tough, bully of a father in The Tree of Life, a film that ponders no less than all human existence. (Read more)
Jun 17th, 2011