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One new film, with fireworks, and my picks for the year’s best

I’ve only got one new film to evaluate this week and a whole bunch to praise as the best of 2017. The new one is first.   BRIMSTONE & GLORY: You think it's neat sitting down on the beach at...

Canadian flights scheduled to resume after Hurricane Patricia weakens

Canadians in Mexico pitched in to help prepare - but Category-5 monster dissipated soon after making landfall.

Robert Redford takes a walk, Steve Jobs pushes his gadgets and a new Transporter runs the road

And of special note: Latin America is featured in both a festival and some vigilante action

Bestselling author John Vaillant's road to "The Jaguar's Children"

Vancouver Author John Vaillant discusses his latest book, "The Jaguar's Children," and how he became a best selling writer.

Stand Clear of the Closing Doors: an autistic boy's journey

An autistic boy in New York gets lost in the subway system for 11 days in a bold new film by Sam Fleischner.

VIFF picks for Wednesday and Thursday

Ralph Fiennes plays Charles Dickens and Felicity Jones his out-of-wedlock lover in The Invisible Woman

A Little Bit of Magic at the Chan

Abundance. That was a word that came up frequently during Lila Downs’ set at The Chan Centre on Sunday night. This Mexican-aboriginal-British-American performer is full of it. She sang for just under...

The haunting story of local filmmaker Daniel Northcott's dying wish

When Vancouver’s Erin Northcott inherited the estate of her late brother, 29 year old filmmaker Daniel Northcott, she found herself in possession of over 1,000 hours of verite-style footage from each...

What you need to know about the coming Maya apocalypse

December 21st 2012 may be the end, but of what?

Vancouver Latin American Film Festival opens today

The Vancouver Latin American Film Festival (VLAFF) celebrates its 10th year (August 31- September 9th) not only marking a milestone, also its growth through the years bringing an array of selected,...