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Chloe meets Greta, Ruben Brandt steals art and Jean-Luc Godard ponders the state of the world in his Image Book
Also dancers on an acid trip in Climax and four other movies not available for review
Feb 28th, 2019
A Star is Born, a triumph, The Sisters Brothers, Canadian-American, and new VIFF picks like The Happy Prince
Also Marvel’s newest and VIFF’s looking back at the disco and jazz eras, thinking about democracy and watching youth in two countries get into trouble
Oct 5th, 2018
Reviews of Captain Phillips, Watermark, Romeo and Juliet, Haute Cuisine and more
Tom Hanks is captured by Somali pirates in the true story of Captain Phillips
Oct 10th, 2013
Vancouver punk rockers Childsplay sweep the West with anti-bullying tour
The Mohican-haired lead singer leaped across the stage, screaming into the mike and slamming on his guitar as his drummer let loose his machine-gun blast beats in the finest traditions of Vancouver...
Oct 1st, 2012
Why do girls like Instagram?
Instagram, the hottest app recently acquired by Facebook, allows for easy editing and sharing. What do girls like about this application and why is it so popular?
May 2nd, 2012
Kazaky in Madonna's new "Girl Gone Wild" video
Buzz surrounding Ukrainian all male dance group Kazaky increases with appearance in Madonna's new "Girls Gone Wild" music video.
Mar 19th, 2012
Japanese idol Kyary Pamyu Pamyu comes under the Illuminati microscope
The eccentric pop star becomes a target of a North American conspiracy theory.
Jan 14th, 2012
Holiday make-up guide: 5 eye-catching looks
This season it's all about the allure of your eyes. Cat CallNo, it's not that one. But the drama of this look will certainly draw much attention to your peepers. Rock a fierce cat eye this...
Dec 1st, 2011
Justin Bieber “Most Elfed Celebrity”
Justin Bieber elfed, busts out groovy dance moves.
Dec 1st, 2011
Halloween advice for procrastinators
Halloween, like other major holidays, separates people into two categories. As October 31 approaches, some are busy adding the final flourishes to painstakingly crafted costumes, anxiously waiting...
Oct 29th, 2010