Helen Mirren

Lara Croft tries the movies again, Russia takes a cinematic slap, Donald and Helen go RVing

Also a groundbreaking film for gay teens, a poignant East-West crossover, power in modern Europe and a legendary Israeli response to highjacking

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

Batman v Superman, drones making war in Eye in the Sky and a second Big Fat Greek Wedding

Plus a jazz casualty, Beethoven’s 9th and angst in Hollywood and on the mating chase

Furious 7, Woman in Gold and While We’re Young: reviews

Car stunts, court cases and unease about aging lead a long and varied movie menu for Easter

Into The Storm, wild; 100-Foot Journey, pleasant and Calvary, a priest in crisis

Notice also how music can help fight dementia in Alive Inside

RED 2 and Turbo disappoint, The Hunt and The Conjuring get scary and The Act of Killing amazes

They try hard but Bruce Willis, John Malkovich, Mary Louise Parker and Helen Mirren deliver less in the sequel RED 2.

Four stars for Anna Karenina, less for Hitchcock, Killing Them Softly and Back to 1942

Keira Knightley plays literature’s elegant but most suffering-for-love woman, Anna Karenina.

The Tempest, The Change-Up, Another Earth, plus horror in a tunnel and film noir angst

Ben Whishaw as Ariel and Helen Mirren as Prospera in a reworked The Tempest. How does Shakespeare’s last play fare with them? (Read more)

Hanna, Arthur, Soul Surfer, Winter in Wartime and two small Canadian films, The Bend and The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom

Another week with many choices, including both real and fantastic problems of teenagers, a not so happy drunk and two films with strong B.C. connections. Here's the list: Hanna  4 stars Arthur...

Red, Force of Nature The Suzuki Movie, It’s Kind of a Funny Story, Waiting for Superman

Who’s that with the gun? It looks like Helen Mirren. What is going on? (read more)