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families

Aquaman, just big that's all, Mary Poppins, charming again, and 3 more about or for kids

But there’s more: Jennifer Lopez lively as a career woman, Julia Roberts caring for an addict son, Steve Carell, fighting Nazis as therapy and three women in and out of Queen Anne’s bed

Classics re-done in a Disney sequel, a literary history and a home-made copy of a blockbuster

Also Canadian angles on burlesque and dysfunctional families and breaking procedure in a French courtroom

Parents drop fight to treat baby with cannabis oil as she breathes on her own

Mary Jane Pierce has been breathing on her own without a ventilator for two weeks and the parents are hopeful they can bring her home someday.
Lynn Canyon suspension bridge

Five cheap ways to enjoy summer family fun in Vancouver

A bargain 'staycation' is a chance to see it all as a tourist in the Greater Vancouver area.

Now screening: Entourage, Love & Mercy, Insidious

Hollywood excess, charting the Beach Boys and a scary Chapter 3 , plus two docs on daredevils and fractured families

Mixed-race families? Kids just see families

What's wrong with this picture? Kids say, "nothing."

Circle Craft Fair at the Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Centre

"Western Canada’s largest one-of-a-kind gift fair, the Circle Craft Christmas Market. If it's handmade, you'll find it there."

Gold & Copper at VIFF

The most important challenge was that they had broached a subject that was very sensitive to Iranian society. It was almost like walking on a tight-rope.

The American, Going the Distance, Life During Wartime, Machete and two gems at the VanCity Theatre arrive

George Clooney doesn’t say much as The American, a killer hiding out in Italy. But watch those facial expressions and those eyes. ( and read more)