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The Call of the Wild re-made again, a festival of strong documentaries and a boy’s space adventure in Terra Willy
Canada’s Screen Awards got their nominations out, and right, this week. One of the top nominees is a drama that shows a real slice of life here in Vancouver. The Body Remembers When the World Broke...
Feb 21st, 2020
We’ve got a new Blade Runner, Victoria greets Abdul and My Little Pony faces new dangers
Also watch J.D. Salinger learn to write and Kate Winslet get lost in our Mountains
Oct 5th, 2017
Reviews of the new Star Wars movie, The Danish Girl, Sisters and Youth
Also three at the VanCity Theatre for fans of movies, modern art or animation
Dec 17th, 2015
12 Years a Slave, a masterpiece, leads a long list of new movies now playing
Chiwetel Ejiofor, as well as Michael Fassbender and Lupita Nyong'o are sure to be nominated for their superb acting in 12 Years a Slave.
Nov 1st, 2013
The Butler, In a World and The Spectacular Now shine, while Jobs underwhelms
Forest Whitaker and Oprah relive the American civil rights movement in Lee Daniels’ The Butler
Aug 15th, 2013
Ryan Gosling does tremendous job in The Place Beyond the Pines
Ryan Gosling is the chief reason why The Place Beyond the Pines gets a high rating this week.
Apr 12th, 2013
Actor James Clayton is taking on the small screen
Foodland is a caper comedy about a naïve grocery clerk who finds himself an unwilling accomplice to a robbery. It also earned local screenwriter Adam Smoluk critical acclaim.
Nov 21st, 2011
Cowboys & Aliens, The Trip, Project Nim, The Smurfs, Werner Herzog in a cave in 3D, and more
Daniel Craig turns up an old west we’ve never seen before in this week’s biggest film, Cowboys & Aliens. (read more)
Jul 29th, 2011
Morning Glory, Unstoppable, Monsters, Down Terrace, Sounds Like a Revolution (part of the upcoming Amnesty International Film Festival)
Two big movies this week give us stories about actual places of work. Rachel McAdams and Harrison Ford star and clash in one of them (Read more)
Nov 11th, 2010
Vancouver actor James Clayton stars in "Foodland"
Vancouver actor James Clayton will be starring in the upcoming comedy 'Foodland'. The feature was written and directed by Adam Smoluk.
May 2nd, 2010