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The Revenant and Mad Max lead the Academy Awards nominations

 OSCAR NOMINATIONS: They came down today close to what most observers expected. With a few surprises. The Revenant, with 12, got too many, I think. And with two slots for Best Picture left blank...

Two new films and 10 favorites of 2015

Only two new ones this week, both at the Van City Theatre. And even though one of them is a three-parter, I’ve got room to look back on a pretty good movie year and pick my favourites.   Here’s...

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.

My VIFF picks: a delicate immigration yarn, two music stars and a crazed Kevin Bacon

Also: love in a tumultuous China, and a magazine that shaped modern comedy

I love Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson broke the colour barrier in Major League baseball 65 years ago today. Nolan Kelly gives a passionate tribute to one of the greatest baseball players in history.