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Arnie is back again, Antonio portrays his director and Adolf does comedy (huh)?
Also an Israeli-Palestinian comedy, a superb movie about Vancouver, a standard biopic about an anti-slavery activist in the US and an English king’s story that Shakespeare already told us
Oct 31st, 2019
Locally-filmed The Predator, a mommy blogger’s Simple Favor and bad blood Under the Tree
Also Nicolas Cage really flips out over Mandy and The Cakemaker romances his lover’s widow
Sep 13th, 2018
Summer action with those Caribbean Pirates, Baywatching lifeguards and a couple of adult tourists
Also getting a great jazzman’s story and a replacement groom for a wedding
May 26th, 2017
Michael and Alicia bring tears; Natalie Portman laments Israel’s history and a big French star gets small
Also an eerie war movie, redemption in Quebec and a mystery thriller filmed in Vancouver
Sep 1st, 2016
What does the Iran nuclear deal mean for Iran, the Middle East and the world?
We can’t protect life in a vacuum. The Iran nuclear deal offers Iran the hope of normalizing its economy and opening relations with the world.
Oct 7th, 2015
Love triumphs in Cinderella, stagnates in GETT: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem
And four new documentaries demonstrate strong, courageous journalism
Mar 5th, 2015
Stephen Harper versus Avaaz: a tale of two worlds
Stephen Harper talks about war against jihadists. Avaaz's approach works better.
Jan 19th, 2015
Harper's Nobel Peace Prize nomination slammed as 'outrageous'
"You don’t know whether to laugh or cry," says the Canada Palestine Association in Vancouver, in reaction to B'Nai Brith's nomination of Stephen Harper for a Nobel Peace Prize
Sep 1st, 2014
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.
Apr 3rd, 2014
Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine is one of his best, while Blackfish and The Attack are thought-provoking
Cate Blanchett delivers an Oscar-worthy performance in Blue Jasmine
Aug 1st, 2013