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Serena Jost's new solo CD recorded live in historic...
Xtreme room service @ Nigredo Hotel
Michael Moore's hope in the Trump era; The Wife’s...
Step to rear; mind gaps; hang on tight
Your numerology cycles September 16–30
Black paint on a blackboard
Doomed to repeat it? Indelible history
Locally-filmed The Predator, a mommy blogger’s Simple Favor...
Lounge lizards' lair; new life for old den
Marion Bridge; pro-Life menage à trois
New movies in Vancouver
It’s a Canada weekend. That’s represented in three new films getting the usual short play in theaters and, on Sunday, the Canadian Screen Awards on TV. They celebrate excellence though not...
Feb 27th, 2015
Selma, Inherent Vice plus Canada’s 10 Best and a festival of Italian films
A civil rights campaign led by Martin Luther King is recreated in the most prominent of the week’s new films.
Jan 9th, 2015
The Great Gatsby parties wild, Blackbird finds paranoia and jail, Kon-Tiki re-creates a perilous ocean voyage
Leonardo DiCaprio is the upward-climbing nouveau riche The Great Gatsby
May 9th, 2013
Iron Man 3 wows; Still Mine charms and DOXA documentaries stir the pot
It’s Iron Man 3 but for Robert Downey Jr. that’s four flights now as the Marvel Comics character; and his best.
May 2nd, 2013
Ryan Gosling does tremendous job in The Place Beyond the Pines
Ryan Gosling is the chief reason why The Place Beyond the Pines gets a high rating this week.
Apr 12th, 2013
New movie reviews: The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, The Call, Stoker, Barbara, Cloudburst, Bestiaire and No.
Steve Carell vs Jim Carrey: a comedy of dueling Las Vegas magicians in The Incredible Burt Wonderstone
Mar 14th, 2013
Sarah Polley captivates in Stories, Nicole Kidman sensual in Paperboy, Canadian Rebelle shines: review
Sarah Polley searches for the truth about her father, her family and herself in Stories We Tell.
Oct 17th, 2012
Canadian filmmaker Guy Maddin on his latest film Keyhole
Canadian film director Guy Maddin spoke to The Vancouver Observer about some of his cinematic influences, the Keyhole cast, and more before the DVD/Blu-Ray release of his latest film...
Jul 16th, 2012
Through the Keyhole with Canadian filmmaker Guy Maddin
An interview with Canadian filmmaker Guy Maddin about his latest film, his cinematic influences and his creative process.
Jul 16th, 2012
Mirror Mirror, Wrath of the Titans and eight other new films reviewed
Julia Roberts has fun playing it evil in the Snow White send-up, Mirror Mirror
Mar 30th, 2012