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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
Yeti meets Smallfoot, and from VIFF, Transit and Colette, both excellent
Plus other VIFF picks: Kingsway, very local, Firecrackers, Parallel’s time shifting, constant dancing at Le Grand Bal and Maria Callas, as she saw herself
Sep 28th, 2018
Women on an elaborate heist, farm work by women while the men are off to war and a modern gothic horror
Also Jodie Foster patching up criminals and two documentaries about major artists
Jun 7th, 2018
New films with Annette Bening, Isabelle Huppert and Helen Mirren, one of them not so good
And new and old films in a series for Black History Month
Feb 1st, 2018
Looking towards the weekend with a few more film picks at VIFF
Including whimsy from Agnès Varda, cynicism from Michael Haneke and a startling transgender actor
Oct 4th, 2017
Take a break from the summer blockbusters with one of these smaller films new this week
Among them: women’s stories, men’s foibles, fairy tales and a lament for China
Jun 3rd, 2016
George Clooney’s take on Wall Street, Dheepan’s refugee act and four more DOXA picks
We’ve got two new films in town plus more to see at DOXA and if that’s not enough consider these: It’s Friday the 13th and if that calls for some horror entertainment here are two...
May 12th, 2016
Islamic State massacres 129 people in Paris terror attacks
Islamic State claims responsibility for terror attacks that leave 129 dead in Paris - just one day after striking Beirut.
Nov 14th, 2015
American Sniper and Stephen Harper make war with words
War hawks and their simplistic "us vs. them" mentality don't make us safer— they put all of us at risk
Jan 28th, 2015
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 15th, 2014
Reviews of Passion, The Family and Insidious Chapter 2
Rachel McAdams is back in Mean Girls mode in Passion.
Sep 9th, 2013