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Belly up to some bangra
New films bring harrowing drama, amiable humor or...
Prophet and loss; a parable
EMV brings Missa Darwin to Christ Church
BAC's "Illusionists" -- magic unrealism
A pop star as a diva, a French hit transferred to New York...
"Full Light" at end of long, dark tunnel
Counting violence against women
RBG’s early triumphs; a gem of a Canadian movie and old and...
Your numerology cycles for 2019
Reviews of Juliet, Naked (stars and fans), Searching (stories via computer) and Generation Wealth (examining excess)
Also: a Buddhist tale of reincarnation, watching a chaotic childhood and gagging with the horrors of war
Aug 31st, 2018
Movies about our digital age, a dirty history, a judge on trial and a beloved children’s book
And a hit Swedish film takes a funny tour through history.
Oct 9th, 2014
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...
Oct 1st, 2014
Ethan Hawke stars in two of the new films this week—one very good, the other very bad
Ethan Hawke is back with Julie Delpy, chatting, bantering brightly and arguing in Before Midnight.
Jun 6th, 2013
Tron Legacy, The Fighter, Made in Dagenham, Yogi Bear, and three other holiday films
Tron Legacy, one of the most expensive movies ever, was filmed here in Vancouver. Is it worth the money? (read more)
Dec 17th, 2010