Mark Wahlberg

Crazy Rich Asians, family pressure, Alpha, life pre-history, Wall, the Middle-East divide

Also: sky watching and wondering in Cielo; sympathy for Nico and violence and Mark Wahlberg at Mile 22

Anthony Hopkins playing with Transformers, Harmonium’s potent Japanese drama and something not to do on vacation

Also the only bank indicted for 2008’s financial crisis, a “nice Jewish girl” finally getting recognition for her photography and Keanu Reeves in a dystopian novelty

Warfare’s scary future, Mark Wahlberg’s terrorist hunt and Ben Affleck’s gangster flick

Also a Canadian woman’s porn-to-Bollywood odyssey and some ludicrous fun in a BC-filmed kids’ movie

BP gets off too easy in Deepwater Horizon and BC looks gorgeous in Koneline, one of my VIFF picks

Also Tim Burton’s new one, a winner from Africa, a low-class comedy from the US and more film fest recommendations

A foul mouthed teddy bear, Swedish humour, a Kiwi western and an Indian 'Godfather'

Reviews of 'Ted 2', 'A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence', 'Slow West' and 'Gangs of Wasseypur'

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

The Transformers overwhelms with excess, while On the Line takes on Northern Gateway

Mark Wahlberg thinks the new Transformers film will be the biggest of the year.

Her, August Osage County and Lone Survivor: reviews

Joaquin, Meryl and Mark face stress, each in their own way, in the week’s new films.

Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine is one of his best, while Blackfish and The Attack are thought-provoking

Cate Blanchett delivers an Oscar-worthy performance in Blue Jasmine

Robert Redford’s Vancouver movie, Michael Bay’s Miami comedy and Terrence Malick on the wonder of love

Susan Sarandon and Robert Redford star in The Company You Keep about youthful political action that comes back to haunt