Comedy

Women in films this week: spying, hosting, feeling guilty, living transgender and filling an entire festival

And there are these alternatives: Boost, a Canadian film that should be better known, Nostalgia, about our memories and possessions and Death Wish, a blast of gun porn

Films about art and artists with Emily Dickenson, Cézanne and some sparkling Shakespeare

Also Poland’s most important painter versus the Communists and Richard Gere as a political hustler

Bill Maher, not a Republican

On the eve on an election day here in Canada, it seemed quite fitting for Bill Maher, the American comedian and satirist, to speak in Vancouver. Maher is well known for his HBO political talk show "...

Mid-week VIFF picks: Preggoland, Two Step, Mr. Turner and more

 Jason Reitman, of Juno fame, has a new film. Alex R. Johnson has his first. And Sonja Bennett may have a hit with the first one she’s written. For different reasons, they’re my next picks for...

Bill Maher Does Best Impression of Angry White Man

Bill Maher plays himself to a T.

Hottest events in Vancouver this weekend

Look no more: your weekend events guide is here.

Tammy Gillis brings laughs in return to popular role on "Less Than Kind"

Tammy is back--and as funny as ever--in her role as trophy wife Barbara, in the fourth and final season of the critically acclaimed and multiple Canadian Screen Award winning television series “...

Great stuff to do in Vancouver this week

Top Vancouver events you just can't miss.

Short films, live art and a fountain of chocolate at Crazy 8s screening gala

The event showcases six new short films that were created by some of Vancouver’s talented up-and-coming filmmakers. The films range from noir thrillers, to dramatic comedies and science fiction.

A Time to Laugh: Martin Short and Comedy Fest Come to Town

Vancouver’s Comedy & Arts Festival is back in town and it's bringing some of the top names in comedy with it, Feb 7-17. Martin Short will open the festival at a gala performance on February 8.