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Pixar’s new one, Onward, new laughs from Greed and a new Emma from Jane Austen
And much more: Ben Affleck back from the bar, Ken Loach slams the gig economy, a tri-nation scarefest and a pair of enigmatic art films
Mar 6th, 2020
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
Jul 11th, 2019
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.
Jan 6th, 2012
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.
Oct 6th, 2011
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)
Feb 18th, 2011
Society’s fascination with terrorism and violence takes centre stage in Don Ritter’s Vested.
Feb 11th, 2010