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Your numerology cycles September 16–30
Black paint on a blackboard
Locally-filmed The Predator, a mommy blogger’s Simple Favor...
Lounge lizards' lair; new life for old den
Marion Bridge; pro-Life menage à trois
A vengeful mom, a demonic nun and Michael Caine’s memories...
Opening and closing VIFF films announced along with a high...
Your numerology cycles September 1–15
Reviews of Juliet, Naked (stars and fans), Searching (...
Squamish Nation celebrates court victory and urges Trudeau...
Kong is big but unremarkable, Window Horses is diverse and whimsical and The Last Word welcomes back Shirley MacLaine
And notice especially the passionate defense of journalistic courage in All Governments Lie
Mar 10th, 2017
A gem of animation, a dog’s wacky life and finding the truth in a notorious crime
Also a couple of poignant films from down under plus Werner Herzog’s view of the internet and remembering Frank Zappa’s thoughts on everything
Jul 8th, 2016
Three movies tell real stories: Spotlight, The 33 and Mavis
Also a rare visit to remotest Nepal and a Robert De Niro film going straight to video on demand.
Nov 13th, 2015
Love triumphs in Cinderella, stagnates in GETT: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem
And four new documentaries demonstrate strong, courageous journalism
Mar 5th, 2015
Top Vancouver events for Sep 22 - 25
I have always wanted one of those Vancouver neighbourhood shirts, like the ones pictured above. And this week would be a good time to wear it, since there seems to be an underlying neighbourhood...
Sep 21st, 2011
After thirty years on the job, back to school to become an actor
If you could live your life over again, would you do anything different? A student at a Vancouver acting school is going back almost 30 years and taking a different path. When he was in high school...
Dec 2nd, 2010
"Too Asian?" too racist for a magazine like Maclean's?
Whatever intention Maclean's had in publishing "Too Asian?" by Stephanie Findlay and Nicholas Kohler, the story in the November 10 issue jeopardizes the magazine's reputation of producing "strong...
Nov 11th, 2010
Media entrepreneurs brainstorm ways to create social change through technology
“All bets are off. The [old media] models have changed. The whole industry is in disarray,” photographer and social technology expert Kris Krug said at Remixology Vancouver!, a discussion panel last...
Aug 19th, 2010
Amalia Nickel in the world of rap
"You can’t push down your emotions as a woman. You have to be tough, but not too tough. You have to flirt, but not too much," Amalia Nickel, a journalist who covers hip hop says. She successfully nav
Jul 12th, 2010
How the internet is saving the news
The most puzzling aspect of the long-predicted death of conventional journalism is the preponderance of evidence that no such thing is occurring.
May 21st, 2010