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Oprah graces A Wrinkle in Time, our city stars in Meditation Park and a sharp new director helms Thoroughbreds
Also Trump won’t like the Mexican criminals in Gringo; people will cower when The Strangers Prey at Night and few know anything about The Hurricane Heist
Mar 9th, 2018
Wonder Woman and some POWs in Land of Mine reflect on war while tragedy hits a jazzman
And is this week’s animated film good for your children?
Jun 1st, 2017
Ben-Hur re-made again, a modernized western and one of the best animated films of the year
Also: women and Wall Street in Equity, a moving drama of Little Men growing up and two Canadian films with broken families
Aug 19th, 2016
45 Years, a gem about seniors; big-sea action in The Finest Hours, and short Oscar hopefuls
Also Al Purdy, a Canadian poet you should know more about, and a young boy’s angst in The Demons
Jan 29th, 2016
Jack Ryan, Charles Dickens, plus singing oil sands workers and Canada’s “best” films
A mobile spy, a revered writer and a cross-dressing entrepreneur are featured in the new movies this week.
Jan 17th, 2014
Star Trek is back for the fans; Mud intrigues like a classic; The Iceman chills
The young Mr. Spock and Capt. Kirk and their early adventures in the new Star Trek movie
May 16th, 2013
People Like Us, Magic Mike, Ted and new films by Sarah Polley and Tyler Perry reviewed
Michelle Williams is a restless wife in Sarah Polley’s new film, Take This Waltz.
Jun 29th, 2012
Morning Glory, Unstoppable, Monsters, Down Terrace, Sounds Like a Revolution (part of the upcoming Amnesty International Film Festival)
Two big movies this week give us stories about actual places of work. Rachel McAdams and Harrison Ford star and clash in one of them (Read more)
Nov 11th, 2010