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Notable films for Easter, Canada and Earth Day
Huffing in a henhouse
Your numerology cycles: April
Magic reelism: smoke & mirrors
Rx for youngsters: Take physic, pomp
Two good kids films (though one is better for adults) and...
"Never the Last," a virtuosic séance
A rock and a hard place
Super hero fun, a not so good Stephen King adaptation and a...
Chinese paper says linking Beijing to cyberattacks on companies, governments 'irresponsible'
Government remains silent but newspaper says the US a more likely culprit.
Aug 5th, 2011
Canadian software used to censor web abroad, help repressive regimes filter online content
Demand grows for Ottawa to establish a clear foreign policy for cyberspace as sex ed, human-rights sites blocked.
Aug 1st, 2011
RCMP spied on famed literary scholar Northrop Frye
Newly released files show Mounties included U of T prof among New Left targets, amassed hundreds of thousands of files during the Cold War.
Jul 24th, 2011
Captain America, Friends with Benefits, Life Above All and portraits of an Eco-Pirate and a paranoid chess master
Captain America, the comic book hero from the 1940s is brought back in a big new film. To what effect? (read more)
Jul 22nd, 2011
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, Winnie the Pooh, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan plus films on newspapers and travel
The boy wizard is now a young man and takes his final movie bow in Harry Potter #8.The series ends on a high. (Read more)
Jul 15th, 2011
Radiohead takes baby step onto China's heavily censored version of Twitter
Alt-rockers' touchy history as activisits and their desire to reach out highlight dilemma facing musicians courting Chinese fans.
Jul 3rd, 2011
Midnight in Paris, Woody Allen’s most entertaining film in years. Also X-Men, Beijing Taxi, Orgasm Inc. and fun with exploitation pictures
Owen Wilson acts out Woody Allen’s words and artistic fantasies in Midnight in Paris. (read more)
Jun 3rd, 2011
Rango, The Adjustment Bureau, Beastly, Oliver Sherman and I Wish I Knew
Johnny Depp plays more of a chameleon than usual in Rango, the top film pick of the week.
Mar 4th, 2011
A BC Liberal cocktail hour for contenders for King Gordon's crown
Build 2030 brought nearly a thousand BC Liberals to the Hyatt last night for an event that served up five candidates.
Jan 13th, 2011
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest, Carlos, Heart of a Dragon, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Aftershock, Inside Job, My Uncle and Saw 3D
Lisbeth Salander, our favorite punk goth anorexic bisexual is back one last time, in the original Swedish at least. (Read more)
Oct 29th, 2010