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Unruly Harley Quinn, morality by The Traitor and Elijah Wood’s psychic adventure in Tofino
Also two queer films and dancing to fight colonialism as part of Black History Month
Feb 6th, 2020
VIFF picks to start a new week, from Italy, Poland and, an unsettling one, from right here
Also a comedy with bite from the Czech Republic and a not so good hostage drama with opera singing inserted
Oct 8th, 2018
A vengeful mom, a demonic nun and Michael Caine’s memories of the swinging 60s
Also: a tulips and Mafia fantasy in Italy and the troubling lives of three skateboarders
Sep 6th, 2018
Stellar VIFF picks: Hurt, Hadwin’s Judgement, Jafar Panahi’s Taxi
Steve Fonyo’s Hurt, Hadwin’s Judgement, Jafar Panahi’s Taxi drive and two more films
Sep 30th, 2015
New angst from Woody Allen, boxing by Jake Gyllenhaal and killer stories in 'The Look of Silence'
... And much more, including a film all in sign language, a Scottish musical, a Chinese re-made rom-com, and the attack of killer arcade games from outer space.
Jul 24th, 2015
VIFF picks for the weekend, including a near-masterpiece from Germany
Nina Hoss in Phoenix, trying to figure out if her husband betrayed her to the Nazis
Oct 3rd, 2014
The magic mushroom: Alba white truffle luncheon at Cornucopia
As we made our way through the three courses, Luc Trottier, General Manager of Quattro and Jeremy Trottier, Executive Chef, shaved paper thin slices of truffles on each of our dishes.
Nov 21st, 2012
Canadian Siblings Tell Story of Holocaust Hero
There are not many books about cyclists and there are even fewer about cyclists who participated during the Second World War.
Aug 16th, 2012
Celebrating La Dolce Vita with authentic Piemonte wine and Italian brunch at Bibo Restaurant
I attended the Bibo Restaurant brunch and wine launch recently and was treated to delicious Barbera wine from the northwest Piemonte region of Italy as well as authentic Italian tapas. Bibo...
Jul 11th, 2012
Vancouver's The Travel Guys to air in Canada
They've gotten up close and personal with panda bears in Xian, China, snorkeled along the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, and dressed as samurai warriors in Osaka, Japan. All in a days work for...
May 22nd, 2012