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Arnie is back again, Antonio portrays his director and Adolf does comedy (huh)?
Also an Israeli-Palestinian comedy, a superb movie about Vancouver, a standard biopic about an anti-slavery activist in the US and an English king’s story that Shakespeare already told us
Oct 31st, 2019
Super-realistic The Lion King, real acting from Awkwafina and Eisenberg’s Self-Defense target
Also why our housing crisis is not unique, why English democracy protesters were attacked 200 years ago and moral decline in Argentina just before a coup
Jul 19th, 2019
Candid scenes with Leonard Cohen and his muse, housing problems much like ours in Frisco and what we learned about life from the starfish
Also: loud comedy from an Uber car, grim living in an English family and Jews eluding the Nazis in wartime Berlin
Jul 11th, 2019
Three VIFF picks for Monday including the funniest film in the festival
A bride has just learned a shocking truth about her new husband in the laugh riot Wild Tales
Oct 6th, 2014
Ida relives history, John Hamm seeks a Million Dollar Arm and Godzilla stomps again
Also this week is Belle, a classy drama about fighting bigotry and slavery in 18th century England.
May 16th, 2014
Vancouver's The Travel Guys to air in Canada
They've gotten up close and personal with panda bears in Xian, China, snorkeled along the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, and dressed as samurai warriors in Osaka, Japan. All in a days work for...
May 22nd, 2012
Same-sex marriages 'should be valid,' law to change: Justice minister
Ottawa blames Liberals, vows to change Canada's marriage laws after government lawyers argue that up to 5,000 same-sex marriages invalid.
David P. Ball
Jan 13th, 2012
UK rioters face "swift justice"
"Two people already jailed for their part in last night's disorder – swift justice," Greater Manchester Police tweeted. Reportedly, the two men have been sentenced 10 and 16 weeks for public order...
Aug 10th, 2011
The royal newlyweds' tour prompts memories of Charles and Diana
Prince William and Kate Middleton's Canadian tour invokes memories of when another prince brought his young bride to this country.
Jun 22nd, 2011
Why do we care about the Royal Wedding?
When are we "commoners" going to learn to shower ourselves with love, respect and admiration?
Apr 29th, 2011