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Warfare’s scary future, Mark Wahlberg’s terrorist hunt and Ben Affleck’s gangster flick
Also a Canadian woman’s porn-to-Bollywood odyssey and some ludicrous fun in a BC-filmed kids’ movie
Jan 13th, 2017
Films with a pre-Rebel James Dean, Tom Hardy as twin gangsters and a future queen at play
Also corruption in Russia, resisting oppression in Iran and new movies from Europe and Vancouver
Dec 4th, 2015
The real Steve Jobs, a spy swap by Tom Hanks and our local south Asian gangsters by Deepa Mehta
Also a sex comedy, a lesbian fight for rights, a movie surrealist, a film pioneer and a five-continent study of issues around breastfeeding
Oct 15th, 2015
Johnny Depp gets evil in Black Mass, climbers perish on Everest and A Hard Day is great fun
An Asian man from Reno, another dystopian future for teens and a couple of faith-based films fill out the schedule
Sep 17th, 2015
Reviews of Passion, The Family and Insidious Chapter 2
Rachel McAdams is back in Mean Girls mode in Passion.
Sep 10th, 2013
Star Trek is back for the fans; Mud intrigues like a classic; The Iceman chills
The young Mr. Spock and Capt. Kirk and their early adventures in the new Star Trek movie
May 16th, 2013
Violence expected as gang tensions flare in B.C.
Bystanders might fall innocent pray to retaliation, but girlfriends and associates of gangsters are the real concern, officers say.
Sep 20th, 2011