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Michael Moore's hope in the Trump era; The Wife’s...
Step to rear; mind gaps; hang on tight
Your numerology cycles September 16–30
Black paint on a blackboard
Doomed to repeat it? Indelible history
Locally-filmed The Predator, a mommy blogger’s Simple Favor...
Lounge lizards' lair; new life for old den
Marion Bridge; pro-Life menage à trois
A vengeful mom, a demonic nun and Michael Caine’s memories...
Opening and closing VIFF films announced along with a high...
Captain America, Friends with Benefits, Life Above All and portraits of an Eco-Pirate and a paranoid chess master
Captain America, the comic book hero from the 1940s is brought back in a big new film. To what effect? (read more)
Jul 22nd, 2011
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, Winnie the Pooh, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan plus films on newspapers and travel
The boy wizard is now a young man and takes his final movie bow in Harry Potter #8.The series ends on a high. (Read more)
Jul 15th, 2011
Horrible Bosses, Conan O’Brien Can’t Stop, Zookeeper, Small Town Murder Songs and more
Recognize this actor playing one of the Horrible Bosses? To find out who he is and how the movie plays, read more.
Jul 8th, 2011
Transformers Dark of the Moon, Larry Crowne, The Mountie and a Czech retrospective
The shapeshifting toys are back in Transformers: Dark of the Moon, one of the biggest movies of the summer but a blow to history. (read more)
Jul 1st, 2011
Bad Teacher, Cars 2, Beginners, an epic history from China and a rediscovered sci-fi gem
School’s out. Cameron Diaz has an unpleasant view of it all in Bad Teacher.
Jun 24th, 2011
The Tree of Life, Green Lantern, Submarine, films from France and Argentina and Jimmy Stewart rides back
Brad Pitt plays a tough, bully of a father in The Tree of Life, a film that ponders no less than all human existence. (Read more)
Jun 17th, 2011
Super 8, Little White Lies, Loose Cannons and more
Super 8 is the most interesting film of the week thanks to a well-told story, lots of action and some natural young actors. (Read more)
Jun 10th, 2011
Midnight in Paris, Woody Allen’s most entertaining film in years. Also X-Men, Beijing Taxi, Orgasm Inc. and fun with exploitation pictures
Owen Wilson acts out Woody Allen’s words and artistic fantasies in Midnight in Paris. (read more)
Jun 3rd, 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
Pirates of the Caribbean, Last Night, The Beaver and a batch of other new films (plus a few old ones)
Johnny Depp is back in his most famous role, Cpt. Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean #4. Read more about its joys and its disappointments.
May 20th, 2011