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A touching drama about dementia, a daredevil rock climb and another 007 spoof
Also a teen’s life lessons from skateboarders and a cold war anachronism with submarines
Oct 25th, 2018
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.
Nov 19th, 2015
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
Oct 8th, 2015
Two sides of the American way: Man of Steel and Dirty Wars. Also, a Spanish Snow White and The East
Superman is back with a new suit and a new attitude
Jun 13th, 2013
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
May 16th, 2013
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.
Aug 24th, 2012
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.
Dec 2nd, 2011
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.
Oct 14th, 2011