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More stomping from the Jurassic dinosaurs, a hopeful essay on climate change and real work observed
Also: Bono’s daughter and a Vancouver up and comer portray a married couple going wrong
Jun 21st, 2018
Reviewed: A new Alien chapter, the ordinary lives of Certain Women and Lovers who cheat
Also a new Wimpy Kid, a forbidden teen romance, high school chaos in animation and Vancouver’s housing crisis explored
May 19th, 2017
Remakes, love stories for Valentine’s Day and an exceptional Canadian film now in theatres
Robocop and that flying horse are only fantasies; the “weed princess” brings a dose of reality
Feb 14th, 2014
A few VIFF picks for the weekend, including Le Week-End
Jim Broadbent and Lindsay Duncan spend their anniversary in Paris but find a lot has changed
Oct 2nd, 2013
The World's End is hilarious, while You’re Next is bloody and twisted
Simon Pegg sends up sci fi movies and immature men in The World’s End
Aug 22nd, 2013
Unstuck challenges old notions about love, marriage and monogamy
Vancouver's hottest actors bare their body and soul to convey the loneliness we all feel, single or not.
Mar 18th, 2013
The Bourne Legacy re-boots nicely, Hope Springs stark on marriage, Kumaré probes religion and Killer Joe gets nasty
Jeremy Renner is the new man running for his life in The Bourne Legacy.
Aug 9th, 2012
The Lady, The Five-Year Engagement, Safe, Warriors of the Rainbow and four other new films reviewed
Michelle Yeoh plays The Lady, Burma’s democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, in a new, well-timed film.
Apr 27th, 2012
Men who have sex with men outside of marriage
To cheat or not to cheat?
Jan 11th, 2012
Jane Eyre, Certified Copy, Sucker Punch, West is West, Curling, Hobo With a Shotgun
She's already played Alice of Wonderland fame. Now Mia Wasikowska shines as Jane Eyre. (read more)
Mar 25th, 2011