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Conflicting toy movies and two films to mark National...
Giacometti & peers: "no lack of void”
Bronco & Buster mutually saddle up
Your numerology cycles June 16–30
Two comedies about women at work and a stunning documentary...
Nest ½ Empty, House ½ Full
Renowned Tibetan monk Mingyur Rinpoche to speak in Vancouver
Two giant sequels and several worthy smaller films reviewed
Doing it like Elton John, looking for justice in Canada,...
Your numerology cycles June 1–15
More holiday movies: Jumanji, The Greatest Showman, Downsizing, Molly’s Game
Also Pitch Perfect 3 and All the Money in the World in which Christopher Plummer replaced Kevin Spacey
Dec 21st, 2017
Three Billboards, a must see, plus rumpled Denzel strutting his stuff and Pixar’s new one
Also, Dickens writing a classic, two road trips, one bitter, one whimsical, and new films from most of the European Union Countries. Guess which one is missing.
Nov 24th, 2017
Seeking laughs in Afghanistan, chasing Nazis in the U.S. and testing oneself on one difficult mountain
New films with Bill Murray, Christopher Plummer, Vin Diesel, ghosts, music fans and music makers
Oct 23rd, 2015
Room, Haida Gwaii among top picks for VIFF this week
Room is a gem, Haida Gwaii a paradise, Remember a well-acted implausibility and Amina Profile recalls an international deception
Sep 28th, 2015
Men in Black 3, Hysteria, Chernobyl Diaries, Barrymore: reviews and previews
Through the magic of time travel, Will Smith can work with both the old and a young version of his gruff partner in Men in Black 3.
May 23rd, 2012
Canadian stars Lynda Boyd and Allan Hawco of Republic of Doyle at Vancouver Film School
"What a hottie," Lynda Boyd remarked, as her "Republic of Doyle" co-star Allan Hawco sat down next to her. The Canadian stars from CBC's hit detective "dramedy" led an hour-long interactive...
Jan 17th, 2012
War Horse, Tin Tin, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo and more big movies for Christmas
Steven Spielberg brings us both War Horse and The Adventures of Tin Tin this holiday season.
Dec 22nd, 2011
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
Bridesmaids, Potiche, Priest and DOXA documentaries
How unusual. No superheroes this week. Just a vampire-killing priest, and he wasn’t even previewed for the media. So, for a welcome change, the women get some unobstructed screen time in this week's...
May 13th, 2011
Megamind, Due Date, Fair Game, Tamara Drewe, The Tempest, The Father of My Children, A Film Unfinished and Three Film Festivals
Once again it’s an animated film that’s the flashiest newcomer. How good is it ? (Read on)
Nov 5th, 2010