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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
Seven new VIFF picks take us to dramas in Massachusetts, Paris and Belgium
… and then on to Hollywood, Italy, Hong Kong and more
Oct 11th, 2016
People Like Us, Magic Mike, Ted and new films by Sarah Polley and Tyler Perry reviewed
Michelle Williams is a restless wife in Sarah Polley’s new film, Take This Waltz.
Jun 29th, 2012
The Oscars - Live blog
8:36 - Wow. A bittersweet evening for the team behind Hugo, which cleaned up in the first half, but watched the Best Picture win go to The Artist. An enormous feat for a black-and-white,...
Feb 26th, 2012
Irish Americans shine at Academy Awards pre-ceremony, the Oscar Wildes
The green carpet was laid out at Bad Robot production company in Santa Monica, California last Thursday evening for the most prestigious pre-Oscar award ceremony in Hollywood. The Oscar Wildes...
Feb 25th, 2012
George Clooney in The Descendants, Martin Scorsese's Hugo, Michelle Williams as Marilyn Monroe, The Muppets
George Clooney is getting raves for his new film The Descendants. How much of that is deserved?
Nov 25th, 2011
Films to see at VIFF on Days 6 & 7: Wednesday and Thursday
A shocking miscarriage of justice is exposed in Give Up Tomorrow, possibly the strongest film this year at VIFF.
Oct 4th, 2011
The Hangover Part II, Kung Fu Panda 2, Meek’s Cutoff, and more
The wolfpack is loose again for another bachelor weekend. But The Hangover Part II doesn’t compare well with the first. (Read more)
May 27th, 2011
The Green Hornet, Blue Valentine, Barney’s Version, Crispon Glover in person and seven other new films
A couple of local boys gone Hollywood have the week’s biggest, but not best, new film. Read more about The Green Hornet and the many others.
Jan 14th, 2011
Abbotsford Designer KV BIJOU to be the Official Jewelry Supplier for Sundance Film Festival This Year
BC presents Kelsey Vanderhorst, designer and owner of the up and coming jewelry line KV BIJOU, the official jewelry supplier at this year's Sundance Film Festival gift lounge. See the beautifully han
Jan 20th, 2010