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Two comedies about women at work and a stunning documentary...
Nest ½ Empty, House ½ Full
Renowned Tibetan monk Mingyur Rinpoche to speak in Vancouver
Two giant sequels and several worthy smaller films reviewed
Doing it like Elton John, looking for justice in Canada,...
Your numerology cycles June 1–15
Mission Control: "Ce qu'on attend de moi"
Aladdin drops in again, the Booksmart girls wonder what...
Photos: Elle King shakes up Vancouver
Broaching a Bake-off w/o a recipe
Murder on the Orient Express told once again and a true original, Jane
Also two small quirky films: My Friend Dahmer and Infinity Baby
Nov 10th, 2017
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
More X-Men, another Alice fantasy and two films about the status of women
There are five of these “smaller” films: Love & Friendship, Sunset Song, The Boy and the Beast, Truman and Borealis
May 27th, 2016
Johnny Depp gets evil in Black Mass, climbers perish on Everest and A Hard Day is great fun
An Asian man from Reno, another dystopian future for teens and a couple of faith-based films fill out the schedule
Sep 17th, 2015
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
For Christmas time: Meryl Streep as a witch, three films about painters, plus war and gambling
Also in the spirit of the season, the “Best of the Year” make a brief return
Dec 23rd, 2014
The Wolverine is murky, The To Do List is all about sex and Crystal Fairy is too airy
Hugh Jackman is back in his most famous role: the Alberta-born Marvel Comics mutant Wolverine.
Jul 25th, 2013
The Lone Ranger flubs, Despicable Me 2 amuses and Redgrave and Stamp charm in Unfinished Song
The old west is back, visually at least, in The Lone Ranger.
Jul 4th, 2013
Dark Shadows, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Headhunters, plus a Canadian bank robber and a headstrong mother
Judy Dench is one of seven seniors who experience India in The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
May 8th, 2012
21 Jump Street delivers great laughs at SXSW
At the SXSW Festival in Austin, 21 Jump Street stars Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum win over crowds with self-deprecating humour.
Mar 22nd, 2012