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Going steady, 1340's-style
Learning the ropes at Massey Theatre
Us, an artful horror movie, also three good ones back in...
"Gross Misconduct' -- ravenning
Ariel: 'brave spirit[s]'
Earthly Delights: Other-Worldly
New vs old in Birds of Passage; an easy look at a killer...
Your numerology cycles March 16–31
Red on red at Vimy Ridge
Three films of big journeys: to the moon, to a seedy motel and to personal empowerment
Also visualizing human damage to the earth, meeting an uncommon pop star and learning about a Canadian’s unusual success story
Oct 11th, 2018
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
A third Hobbit, a new Annie and a persecuted genius in The Imitation Game
Also check out The Vancouver Asahi for a bit of local history seen through Japanese eyes.
Dec 19th, 2014
Apes rampage, Keira Knightley sings and Roger Ebert gets a review of his own life
And also note the return of two master directors: Bertolucci and Jodorowsky
Jul 11th, 2014
Jack Ryan, Charles Dickens, plus singing oil sands workers and Canada’s “best” films
A mobile spy, a revered writer and a cross-dressing entrepreneur are featured in the new movies this week.
Jan 17th, 2014
Four stars for Anna Karenina, less for Hitchcock, Killing Them Softly and Back to 1942
Keira Knightley plays literature’s elegant but most suffering-for-love woman, Anna Karenina.
Nov 30th, 2012
Brave, four new indies (including a must-see) and Hot Docs reviewed
Brave is like a newly-found Grimm Brothers fairy tale except for one very independent princess.
Jun 22nd, 2012
The Iron Lady, A Dangerous Method, Beauty and the Beast in 3D, Contraband
Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher. Should we celebrate?
Jan 13th, 2012
Pirates of the Caribbean, Last Night, The Beaver and a batch of other new films (plus a few old ones)
Johnny Depp is back in his most famous role, Cpt. Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean #4. Read more about its joys and its disappointments.
May 20th, 2011
Never Let Me Go, Legend of the Guardians, You Again, Catfish, Jack Goes Boating, and Wall Street 2
Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps is the biggest of the new films but not the best. Check out Never Let Me Go and Legend of the Guardians. (read more)
Sep 24th, 2010