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Going steady, 1340's-style
Learning the ropes at Massey Theatre
Us, an artful horror movie, also three good ones back in...
"Gross Misconduct' -- ravenning
Ariel: 'brave spirit[s]'
Earthly Delights: Other-Worldly
New vs old in Birds of Passage; an easy look at a killer...
Your numerology cycles March 16–31
Red on red at Vimy Ridge
Vancouver new movie reviews: Oz the Great and Powerful, Shepard and Dark, Hit ‘N Strum, Dead Man Down
Back to Oz with a fake wizard, his monkey and china doll, plus Glinda and her sister witches
Mar 8th, 2013
Snitch, Dark Skies, West of Memphis, Crazy Horse and Detropia: reviews
An infamous miscarriage of justice gets a fourth movie and startling new facts
Feb 21st, 2013
Argo vs. Lincoln, Wreck-It Ralph vs. Brave and Amour vs Rebelle: My Oscar guesses
Argo’s version of the Canadian caper has stepped up over Lincoln as the favorite for best picture, say most of the Oscar pundits
Feb 19th, 2013
Oscar-nominated shorts are special; Side Effects and Identity Thief, just ordinary
Paperman and Maggie Simpson are among the short films with Academy Award nominations this year.
Feb 7th, 2013
A Danish Royal Affair, old Stand Up Guys, zombie Warm Bodies and film classics at four mini festivals
An English princess and a German doctor strike up a forbidden romance in Denmark in the Academy Award contender, A Royal Affair.
Jan 31st, 2013
Fashion maven Diana Vreeland has the most interesting film this week, not Parker or Hansel and Gretel
She promoted the bikini and blue jeans, 60s pop music and style. Diana Vreeland is fêted in a lively new documentary.
Jan 25th, 2013
Lincoln earns 12 Oscar nominations. Canada’s Rebelle still in the running too.
Lincoln leads the Oscar race, Life of Pi is second. But there are more than a few surprises among the nominations.
Jan 10th, 2013
The Master, Argo and Lincoln are in my top 10 movies of the year
Philip Seymour Hoffman is The Master and Joaquin Phoenix his newest disciple in my choice for best film of the year. There's also a definite worst movie of 2012.
Dec 28th, 2012
This is 40, The Guilt Trip and Jack Reacher are just OK: A Late Quartet and Rust and Bone shine
Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann are worried about aging in This is 40.
Dec 21st, 2012
The Hobbit rarely thrills; FDR gets playful in Hyde Park on Hudson and more classic animation from Japan’s Studio Ghibli
Before Lord of the Rings, there came The Hobbit. More adventure with some favorite characters.
Dec 14th, 2012