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50/50, Restless, Breakaway and VIFF picks for Days 3 and 4

Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen find the lighter side of cancer in 50/50

Hope and concern at VIFF: the film festival announces its 30th season

Circumstance, set in Iran and soon to play at VIFF, co-stars a young Port Moody woman. For more on that and other glimpses ahead to this year's festival, read more.

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.

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...

Thor, Even the Rain, some hot documentaries and two tepid history lessons

Thor wants the summer blockbuster crown. Fast Five beat him to it last week. But does he bring any fun along with that giant hammer?

Iron Man 2, the expected blockbuster, opens along with a cheeky look at street art and a major documentary festival

Mickey Rourke is the latest danger Iron Man has to face. But there's also the curse of the sequel. How's that going for him? (Read more)