Michael Haneke

New films with Annette Bening, Isabelle Huppert and Helen Mirren, one of them not so good

And new and old films in a series for Black History Month

Looking towards the weekend with a few more film picks at VIFF

Including whimsy from Agnès Varda, cynicism from Michael Haneke and a startling transgender actor

Midnight’s Children by Deepa Mehta and Salman Rushdie is this year’s VIFF opener

Midnight’s Children revives the magic and the painful history of India.

God, Angels and Science are Big this Week But a Black and White Award Winner Outdoes them All

Fear and trouble in a German village may or may not foreshadow fascism but it makes for a compelling movie. The White Ribbon is the best of this week’s very diverse offerings. (Read more)

God, Angels, and Science are Big this Week but a Black and White Award Winner Outdoes them All

In two separate movies this week, Paul Bettany turns against God. He’s an angel refusing his orders in one, and Charles Darwin writing to demote him in the other. Maybe you prefer Harrison Ford as a r