Berlin

Candid scenes with Leonard Cohen and his muse, housing problems much like ours in Frisco and what we learned about life from the starfish

Also: loud comedy from an Uber car, grim living in an English family and Jews eluding the Nazis in wartime Berlin

A living painting in The Mill and the Cross, an exorcism in The Devil Inside and classic hip hop with A Tribe Called Quest

It takes an entire movie to explain the famously complex painting by Bruegel, while The Devil Inside creeps out audiences with its Vatican cover-up plot.

Films worth seeing this weekend at VIFF

Patrick Huard learns about family, growing up and fatherhood in Starbuck, the hit film from Quebec, screening at VIFF.

Unknown, Cedar Rapids, The Infidel, Sell Out!, I Am #4 and Canada’s 10 Best

Liam Neeson has lost his memory, his identity and his wife in Unknown. Diane Kruger may be able to help. (read more)

Explosive material

Society’s fascination with terrorism and violence takes centre stage in Don Ritter’s Vested.