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

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