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Under the Stars: Boycotts and Bubblegum
Your numerology cycles July 16–31
Candid scenes with Leonard Cohen and his muse, housing...
Holy Dips at Vancouver Sangam
Sahibs & subalterns; Raj "Ends Well?"
More action from Spider-Man, a pagan cult in Midsommar and...
Your numerology cycles July 1–15
Deeeeep detritus => haute couture
Beatles tunes and fantasy in Yesterday, a mesmerizing...
All-you-can-eat hors d'oeuvres @ Bard
American Animals, a fine heist movie, Sicario 2, evil on the Mexican border, and Hearts Beat Loud, amiable
Also: visit a fashion icon, an anime rarity, basketball stars as actors, a creepy Canadian thriller and a post-Holocaust story told with humor and chutzpah
Jun 29th, 2018
The Coen brothers show their love for old movies, Maggie Smith and Lily James wander far from Downton Abbey
And an 11th film from a Nicholas Sparks novel, The Choice
Feb 5th, 2016
The Walk, Sicario and Coming Home and more VIFF picks
Reviews of The Walk, Sicario, Coming Home and at VIFF: Dheepan, Eadweard and Ellen Page’s latest
Oct 1st, 2015
Selma, Inherent Vice plus Canada’s 10 Best and a festival of Italian films
A civil rights campaign led by Martin Luther King is recreated in the most prominent of the week’s new films.
Jan 9th, 2015
New at the movies this week: cheap thrills, soul-searching and young romance
Also a smart, adult, but hard-to-find romantic comedy, The One I Love
Aug 21st, 2014
Very good films including award winners arrive in town, but also one of the worst of the year
Josh Brolin with Kate Winslet, Tom Hollander and Toni Servillo are prominent in the new films this week.
Jan 31st, 2014
Must-see films for children (Frozen) and mature folks (Nebraska and Philomena)
Disney, Dern and Dench lead the pack this week in three wonderful films.
Nov 29th, 2013
The hunt for Bin Laden in Zero Dark Thirty, Mickey Cohen by the Gangster Squad and a tsunami in The Impossible
Jessica Chastain is Maya, the woman who found Osama Bin Laden. The Navy Seals finished the hunt in Zero Dark Thirty.
Jan 10th, 2013
Men in Black 3, Hysteria, Chernobyl Diaries, Barrymore: reviews and previews
Through the magic of time travel, Will Smith can work with both the old and a young version of his gruff partner in Men in Black 3.
May 23rd, 2012
A fine conclusion to the Toy Story saga, Jonah Hex from the comics and fumbling for sex in Year of the Carnivore
Andy may have outgrown his toys but we haven’t, not in Toy Story 3. (Read more)
Jun 18th, 2010