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The Three Musketeers, A Better Life, Martha Marcy May Marlene and four other new films opening this week and next
Alexandre Dumas wouldn’t recognize his classic tale, but The (new) Three Musketeers is campy fun
Oct 15th, 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
The Ides of March with George Clooney and Real Steel with Hugh Jackman
Ryan Gosling is part of the George Clooney campaign in the fictional but realistic new film, The Ides of March
Oct 6th, 2011
50/50, Restless, Breakaway and VIFF picks for Days 3 and 4
Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen find the lighter side of cancer in 50/50
Sep 30th, 2011
Moneyball, Abduction, Dolphin Tale, Killer Elite, Higher Ground and two documentaries at the Denman Theatre
Brad Pitt plays a baseball boss with big ideas and few resources in Moneyball. (read more)
Sep 23rd, 2011
Drive, The Guard, Lion King 3-D, I Don’t Know How She Does It and a VIFF update
Ryan Gosling doesn’t say a great deal but communicates a lot in Drive. To find out what, read more.
Sep 16th, 2011
Contagion, Warrior, Gainsbourg, The Interrupters vs. gang violence and a restored masterpiece
In Contagion, Kate Winslet tries to get a viral epidemic taken seriously before it spreads worldwide.
Sep 9th, 2011
Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark, Sarah’s Key, Vincere, Cosmonaut and Our Idiot Brother
Guy Pearce and his flashlight stalk the creatures his daughter stirred up in the basement in Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark. (read more)
Aug 26th, 2011
The Help, The Whistleblower, 30 Minutes or Less, Final Destination 5 and a catch-up look at the new Planet of the Apes movie
Racial segregation in Mississippi is the subject. Light and easy-to-take is the tone. Does that work in The Help? (read more)
Aug 12th, 2011
The Tempest, The Change-Up, Another Earth, plus horror in a tunnel and film noir angst
Ben Whishaw as Ariel and Helen Mirren as Prospera in a reworked The Tempest. How does Shakespeare’s last play fare with them? (Read more)
Aug 5th, 2011