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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
Sep 23rd, 2015
Reviews of Closed Circuit,The Grandmaster, One Direction: This is Us
Eric Bana and Rebecca Hall can’t shake the surveillance in Closed Circuit
Aug 29th, 2013
Four stars for Anna Karenina, less for Hitchcock, Killing Them Softly and Back to 1942
Keira Knightley plays literature’s elegant but most suffering-for-love woman, Anna Karenina.
Nov 30th, 2012
Bad Teacher, Cars 2, Beginners, an epic history from China and a rediscovered sci-fi gem
School’s out. Cameron Diaz has an unpleasant view of it all in Bad Teacher.
Jun 24th, 2011
Rape of Nanking author Iris Chang's memories live on in new biography
The world lost a brilliant historian and journalist on November 9, 2004 when a self-inflicted gunshot took the life of a young American writer, Iris Chang, author of the New York Times best-seller,...
May 31st, 2011