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Jim Broadbent

A new and splendid Beauty and the Beast plus two contrasting Canadian films, the Goon sequel and Weirdos

And so much more: a defense of trees, a city tour with cats, a plane hijacker’s own story, disaster experiences from Japan and a subtle English novel squeezed into a movie.

A few VIFF picks for the weekend, including Le Week-End

Jim Broadbent and Lindsay Duncan spend their anniversary in Paris but find a lot has changed

Vancouver International Film Festival Picks for Day 12: Monday

Mike Leigh’s new film Another Year is my best pick for today but check out some others too, including some great repeats. (read more)