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A new and creepy It, perky Reese in Home Again and a contrary view of those volatile Paris suburbs
Also a fun trip with an elephant named Pop-Aye and bizarre doings in the Canadian film Blood Honey
Sep 7th, 2017
Seven new VIFF picks take us to dramas in Massachusetts, Paris and Belgium
… and then on to Hollywood, Italy, Hong Kong and more
Oct 11th, 2016
Bourne is back, Woody Allen offers a trifle and Bad Moms are exactly that
And two films for youth are worth your while: Nerve with a social media caution and Phantom Boy, a glistening animated film from France
Jul 29th, 2016
Innovating Vancouver key grips score Oscar win
Four B.C innovators bagged an Oscar for their unique air wall invention that is now used on blockbuster movie and TV sets such as Game of Thrones.
Feb 12th, 2016
The Coen brothers show their love for old movies, Maggie Smith and Lily James wander far from Downton Abbey
And an 11th film from a Nicholas Sparks novel, The Choice
Feb 5th, 2016
Now screening: Entourage, Love & Mercy, Insidious
Hollywood excess, charting the Beach Boys and a scary Chapter 3 , plus two docs on daredevils and fractured families
Jun 4th, 2015
Cronenberg slams Hollywood, Nightcrawler slams TV news, a folk tale from Japan charms all
And Kiera Knightley stalls her growing up in Seattle
Oct 31st, 2014
Palm Springs: bonfire of the banalities
This is the California desert. In August. When no one in his right mind would choose to be here.
Oct 29th, 2013
Unbroken: Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel engaged
Will the power couple tie the knot after a rocky four-year courtship?
Jan 4th, 2012
Murdered by America: "Girl With the Dragon Tattoo"
Why did David Fincher fix a movie that wasn't broken?
Linda Solomon Wood
Dec 28th, 2011