Michael Shannon

The Hunger Games end right, Brooklyn is sweet, Seth Rogen’s Christmas movie is a hoot

There are also two fine BC documentaries and two sub-standard films from some very big stars.

Peter Pan like never before; our soldiers fighting for Hyena Road and predatory capitalism invading 99 Homes

Also a true heroine named Malala, creepy thrills in Goodnight Mommy and prosecuting war criminals in Labyrinth of Lies

Star Trek is back for the fans; Mud intrigues like a classic; The Iceman chills

The young Mr. Spock and Capt. Kirk and their early adventures in the new Star Trek movie

Hit and Run and Premium Rush, Trump bullies critics, Jane Fonda and Frank Langella play seniors and ghost stories go Boo

They come in pairs this week: two chase movies; two about seniors and two ghost stories.

Tomboy, Café de Flore, Surviving Progress, holiday movies and two festivals

Tomboy is a gentle and wise film about children, gender and finding your own way.

Best new movies to see in Vancouver this weekend

Starbuck is a Canadian film well worth celebrating. It played at VIFF and is now in general release.