Chile

Looking towards the weekend with a few more film picks at VIFF

Including whimsy from Agnès Varda, cynicism from Michael Haneke and a startling transgender actor

Just in time for Trump, The Founder, thoughts on feminism, 20th Century Women, and M. Night’s rebound, Split

Also a fanciful take on a poet’s political perils, Neruda, and a late-arriving Studio Ghibli animation, Ocean Waves

Black rage in The Birth of a Nation, countering Holocaust Denial and more VIFF picks

Also Two Lovers and a Bear with Tatiana Maslany and The Girl on the Train with Emily Blunt

Three movies tell real stories: Spotlight, The 33 and Mavis

Also a rare visit to remotest Nepal and a Robert De Niro film going straight to video on demand.

One million evacuated after 8.3 magnitude quake strikes Chile

A magnitude 8.3 earthquake that struck Chile has triggered tsunami alerts across the Pacific Rim.
Students writing exam

Canadian students crushed by debt

Is it time to follow the example of Chile and Quebec and protest against high tuition and student debt?

Spider-Man swoops back; Joe is a backwoods gothic and DOXA’s documentaries enlighten

Too many villains keep Spider-Man hopping in his latest movie.

Remakes, love stories for Valentine’s Day and an exceptional Canadian film now in theatres

Robocop and that flying horse are only fantasies; the “weed princess” brings a dose of reality

The Wolverine is murky, The To Do List is all about sex and Crystal Fairy is too airy

Hugh Jackman is back in his most famous role: the Alberta-born Marvel Comics mutant Wolverine.

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