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Notable films for Easter, Canada and Earth Day
Huffing in a henhouse
Your numerology cycles: April
Magic reelism: smoke & mirrors
Rx for youngsters: Take physic, pomp
Two good kids films (though one is better for adults) and...
"Never the Last," a virtuosic séance
A rock and a hard place
Super hero fun, a not so good Stephen King adaptation and a...
What to see at the film festival: here are a few early picks
VIFF starts today. The Vancouver International Film Festival is showing over 300 films this year. Even though many of those are shorts there’s no way anybody can catch all or even most of them. Some...
Sep 28th, 2017
The Mummy with Tom Cruise, pure hokum; try Megan Leavey or Churchill instead
Or maybe It Comes at Night or My Cousin Rachel. They have their supporters.
Jun 8th, 2017
Disabled children in Iraq struggle to survive amid Mosul fighting
Fleeing civilains must traverse areas that are still within mortar range of nearby militants and are regularly shelled
Dec 12th, 2016
Mom of four kids allegedly abducted overseas wants to see progress in case
A Canada-wide warrant for father Saren Azer (a.k.a Salahaddin Mahmudi-Azer) was issued on Aug. 24 for abduction - but he has flown the coop with children in tow.
The Canadian Press
Sep 12th, 2015
Reza Aslan on Islamic nationalism and the challenge of jihad
Reza Aslan explained ISIS and Islamic violent extremism to a packed audience at the Indian Summer Festival Thursday.
Jul 17th, 2015
VIFF's "Turbulence" highlights the emotional toll of war on Kurdish survivors
A young Kurdish Iranian woman's harrowing descent into Vancouver's drug scene shows the difficulties of rehabilitating after a war.
Oct 2nd, 2014
Media "impolite" to ask questions about secretive Iraq meeting, Minister says
Canadians got few answers today as reporters pressed for more details on Harper's plans for joining the fight against ISIS.
Sep 30th, 2014
Tammy needs more laughs, and Gore Vidal puts barbs into 4th of July
Susan Sarandon and Melissa McCarthy take a road trip without even a nod to Thelma and Louise
Jul 3rd, 2014
Ethel Rosenberg's orphaned son says, 'Scream bloody murder' for Bradley Manning
An 'Heir to an Execution' speaks out for Manning, 60 years after his parents' death at the hands of the state.
Mar 7th, 2013
Rethinking international affairs: A call for a multidisciplinary approach
Troubled times call for creative thinking. And 2012 will be no exception.
Nov 12th, 2011