Film

A Glimpse into the Life of the Beautiful and Talented Sarah-Jane Redmond

"I don't remember ever making the decision to becoming an actress. It was just a thing that I was going to do," says an actress known for her role in Da Vinci's Inquest.

Max Embarrassing Kicks Off Reel 2 Real International Film Festival for Youth

Do you remember what it was like to be twelve, painfully shy, and in love for the first time? Throw in the most embarrassing mother in the world. Things couldn't get much worse. Or could they?

The Imagination of Terry Gilliam

"God came to me at night and said 'do this or die.' When you've got a god that wants to watch movies and is bored with the shit that's being produced these days, He gets angry. He forced me to do it a

Up Close and Personal with the Extraordinary Mackenzie Gray

Last week I had the great pleasure of talking with one of Canada's most colorful and talented artists, Mackenzie Gray.   WD: So Mackenzie, can you tell us a little bit about yourself....

Karen and Robert Discover The Invention of Lying

Karen – Thumbs Up.  I laughed and laughed and laughed some more. I had to try and stop laughing because I was so loud and I didn’t want my neighbours to throw their popcorn at me. Now...

VO Chats with Writer, Director, and Star of VIFF Film, Son of the Sunshine

The Vancouver Observer's Wendy Dallian sits down with Ryan Ward to talk about his VIFF film, Son of the Sunshine.

Jane Campion's Bright Star Gets Movie Date's Top Rating

Robert’s rating:  Thumbs up. Poetic.  Ahh, 1818.  An exquisite year for the characters in Bright Star and masterfully rendered both visually and atmospherically for the audience by...

David Hauka on His New VIFF Film, Certainty

  VO: Could you tell us a little about yourself as a filmmaker? DH: I didn't intend to go in to film at all. I was more interested in science and space. But I found that it was very compelling...

Taqwacore breaks boundaries at VIFF

I was born in Canada. My parents are Pakistani. I wasn't raised Muslim in a very strict way. My parents identified as Muslim and that was always something in the back of my mind, but we weren't an ext

Our Take on "9"

He said, she said. Robert MacCleod and Karen Mahon rate a film.