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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

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

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

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

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...

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.

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

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.

Reviews of Passion, The Family and Insidious Chapter 2

Rachel McAdams is back in Mean Girls mode in Passion.

Riddick’s dour action and Something in the Air’s radical nostalgia: reviews

Vin Diesel is Hollywood’s lone standard bearer this week, as Riddick