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Notable films for Easter, Canada and Earth Day
Huffing in a henhouse
Your numerology cycles: April
Magic reelism: smoke & mirrors
Rx for youngsters: Take physic, pomp
Two good kids films (though one is better for adults) and...
"Never the Last," a virtuosic séance
A rock and a hard place
Super hero fun, a not so good Stephen King adaptation and a...
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
J. Edgar, Immortals, Margin Call, Adam Sandler’s latest and two timely studies of war
Clint Eastwood and Leonardo DiCaprio give us a different view of J. Edgar Hoover, the long-time FBI boss. (Read more)
Nov 11th, 2011
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