French Films

Gender war and wit in France, battling drug gangs in Mexico and sharp new images from under the sea

A few film notes to start … The VanCity Theatre is about to kick off its annual series of films for Black History month. It seems less necessary these days with Green Book, Beale Street, Black...

The German hit Toni Erdmann, Gold, the Bre-X clone, and the animal rights target, A Dog’s Purpose

Also a celebration of an iconic Canadian artist, a gritty film from trailer park England and a couple of lurid ones from France

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

Noah and his ark like you’ve never seen before, plus two Vancouver and a lot of French films

Russell Crowe is the moody zealot and ark builder Noah.

Three hot films to see: Thor, Dallas Buyers Club and Blue is the Warmest Color

Matthew McConaughey’s reformed homophobe and Chris Hemsworth’s hunky Thor are your top choices at the movies this week

Reviews of Captain Phillips, Watermark, Romeo and Juliet, Haute Cuisine and more

Tom Hanks is captured by Somali pirates in the true story of Captain Phillips