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San Andreas simulates The Big One, while I’ll See You In My Dreams and Ghibli film explore love and friendship
Also notice the two Canadian films and the many Vancouver connections
May 28th, 2015
Reviews of Captain Phillips, Watermark, Romeo and Juliet, Haute Cuisine and more
Tom Hanks is captured by Somali pirates in the true story of Captain Phillips
Oct 10th, 2013
Gravity Dazzles, Parkland recalls the Kennedy assassination
George Clooney and Sandra Bullock work and float away in space in Gravity
Oct 4th, 2013
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
Movies in Vancouver this weekend: new releases
Win Win, Source Code, Insidious, Hop, Essential Killing and a couple of Italian movies are the new movies in Vancouver this week. Find out what's worth seeing in the following reviews.
Apr 1st, 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
Vancouver International Film Festival Picks for Days 4 & 5
Volkmar Richter’s picks for Sunday and Monday include the best Canadian film in some time, a provocative English comedy and some strong documentaries. (read more)
Oct 2nd, 2010
Vancouver International Film Festival Picks for Day 1& 2
Volkmar Richter’s best bets for Thurs and Friday at VIFF include a Mordecai Richler tale, a riot that produced gay pride, a sexy ballet and some good old gospel music. (Read more)
Sep 28th, 2010
Clé Bennett joins Paul Giamatti and Dustin Hoffman in the feature film 'Barney’s Version'
'Barney’s Version' is making its North American Premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, and will also be screening at VIFF. On television, Clé also joins an incredible ensemble cast in th
Sep 11th, 2010