Penelope Cruz

Murder on the Orient Express told once again and a true original, Jane

Also two small quirky films: My Friend Dahmer and Infinity Baby

Penelope Cruz sends up movie people and a bit of politics in The Queen of Spain, one of my VIFF picks

Also: Arty types get their due in The Square and Western finds today’s European colonialism

Deadpool high up Vancouver's viaduct, Zoolander back again and a Canadian kid classic remade

And note the extreme sports, some of them brand new, and the environmental issues on view at the Mountain Film Festival

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.

Nine, It’s Complicated, a New Sherlock Holmes and a Final Act from Heath Ledger Arrive in Theatres: This Week’s Big New movies

Daniel Day-Lewis sings. Meryl Streep gets a bit raunchy. And Heath Ledger’s last work arrives with a little help from three of his friends. It’s Christmas at the movies. (Read more)

Avatar, The Young Victoria and Penelope Cruz: This Week’s Big New Movies

It’s that time of year. So many good movies arrive just as we’re so busy with the holidays. James Cameron, Emily Blunt, Penelope Cruz and even Hugh Grant with Sarah Jessica Parker want to entertain yo