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Iraq war

Angry history in Official Secrets, dubious flash in Hustlers and a muddle in The Goldfinch

VIFF has just added this: Michael Moore will be here to show and give a creator talk about the film that made his career: Roger and Me. It was the most popular documentary where it premiered at VIFF...

Reviews of Baby Driver, great fun, The Big Sick, charming rom com and Despicable Me 3 noisy animation

Also war’s real victims in Nowhere to Run, sexual unease for The Beguiled and mortality hovering over The Hero

King Arthur gets modernized, Snatched puts Goldie and Amy in peril. Bon Cop Bad Cop 2 is more bilingual scuffling

Also The Wall, a small but potent war movie, Boston, a salute to the Marathon and The Belko Experiment’s gruesome doings
Charlie Hebdo protest, left, Istanbul mosque, right

Cartoons and killing: Clash of civilizations argument serves fundamentalists

Almost two decades ago, US political scientist Samuel Huntington penned The Clash of the Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order where he argued that the West and Islam were...

Misfires from Michael Mann and Clint Eastwood but also two gems: Winter Sleep and Paddington

Human relations and the weather get chilly in the Turkish film Winter Sleep.

Captain America Takes on Robert Redford; Donald Rumsfeld doesn’t give an inch and Jason Priestley makes a movie

Comic book fantasy mixes with real-world politics at the movies this week.

Total tragedy

Thousands of dead American soldiers. Hundreds of thousands of dead Iraqis.   And Iraq is a mess. These are the facts 10 years and 1 trillion dollars later. What a waste. How American People...

Playground Builders bring joy to the world, one swing at a time

A Whistler-based charity works to bring fun and laughter to conflict zones where both are in short supply.

CODEPINK co-founder Jodie Evans on women in activism

North America's leading female activist says women are "first responders" when it comes to standing up for peace and justice.

Families of 4 Blackwater contractors killed in Fallujah in 2004 reach settlement with company

RALEIGH, N.C. -Days after the last U.S. troops left Iraq, a federal appeals court ended a lawsuit over an episode that produced one of the more disturbing images of the war: the grisly killings of...