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Growing up on Sing Street; floundering on Mother’s Day and a sneak peak at one oddball DOXA film
But there’s more: a drag queen singing, a conflicted detective, a Maori chess teacher, a hot comedy duo and a video game’s move to the big screen
Apr 29th, 2016
Five movies about women and a Johnny Depp dud
Julianne Moore, Marion Cotillard and Jennifer Lopez star in three of the new movies with women’s stories.
Jan 23rd, 2015
Foxcatcher, award ready; Horrible Bosses 2, no prize; and fun with race issues in Dear White People
Steve Carell as you've never seen him before. Also a stroll through Chinatown and nutty antics in Dog River, Sask.
Nov 28th, 2014
Vancouver's Elysium intriguing, The Canyons and Lovelace lurid and creepy
Matt Damon battles the new world order of the year 2154 in Elysium.
Aug 9th, 2013
Brad Pitt back pedals on Jen Aniston marriage diss
Brad Pitt tried to smooth over his comments about his marriage to Jennifer Aniston in the upcoming Parade Magazine. During a recent interview, he let slip these comments: "It became very...
Sep 16th, 2011
Horrible Bosses, Conan O’Brien Can’t Stop, Zookeeper, Small Town Murder Songs and more
Recognize this actor playing one of the Horrible Bosses? To find out who he is and how the movie plays, read more.
Jul 8th, 2011
Justin Bieber, The Eagle, Gnomeo and Juliet, Just Go With It and two youthful visits to Europe
Justin Bieber: Never Say Never is like a backstage pass to hang out with the most famous Canadian on earth. (read more)
Feb 11th, 2011
Gossip queen Lainey Lui channels bitchiness into blogs
Which Vancouver-based blogger and self-proclaimed “opinionated bitch” has become a big-name in the world of celebrity gossip? To smuthounds around the city, the answer should be obvious. Elaine “...
Oct 9th, 2010
The Runaways, Repo Men and The Bounty Hunter Arrive in Theatres. Better to Take a Mid-August Lunch Instead
Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning revive The Runaways the pioneer grrrl band from the 1970s. That and four other films debut this week. (Read more)
Mar 19th, 2010