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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...

Waste Land, Vision and a Festival of new films from Europe

Can art change people? Waste Land asks the question but does it deliver? (read more)

Eso! Spain

Overall, Spain did deserve to win, but it would have been a lot nicer had they won on less controversial terms. The first half of the game was very dull as Holland had expertly clogged the middle of...

Where in our world are you for the World Cup Final?

The final match of the FIFA World Cup 2010 in South Africa between Netherlands and Spain is capturing the world today. Vancouver fans, some here, some there, watch the big game---all over town.

Holland and Spain set for epic battle

Holland is in the final for the third time, but this team has never won the grand prize. Holland shocked many experts when they beat Brazil and now will have to control the midfield. Nigel De Jong...

Holland and Spain will play for the World Cup

Holland were the first team to advance to the final as they beat Uruguay in the first semi final. The Dutch came into this game without holding midfielder Nigel De Jong due to suspension. Uruguay...

Brazil/Melo, Ghana/Gyan, and the slender margin between heroic and tragic

In an alternate universe Asamoah Gyan and Felipe Melo are heroic figures for Ghana and Brazil respectively, in our universe their names will be memorable for the sporting tragedy which overtook them t

World Cup: Trying to keep up on the road

Felipe Melo is shown a red card. A disastrous game for Melo who also scored an own goal to bring the Netherlands back into a game they looked certain to lose.

Holland advances, Cameroon eliminated, Anelka sent home

Yesterday got off to a controversial start when the French team announced that Nicolas Anelka was sent home after the French star apparently telling French Coach Raymond Domenech where to go. The...

World Cup Day 4 Preview

Samuel Eto'o should lead Cameroon to a third good start for an African team. Will Italy have a slow start against Paraguay?