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Belly up to some bangra
New films bring harrowing drama, amiable humor or...
Prophet and loss; a parable
EMV brings Missa Darwin to Christ Church
BAC's "Illusionists" -- magic unrealism
A pop star as a diva, a French hit transferred to New York...
"Full Light" at end of long, dark tunnel
Counting violence against women
RBG’s early triumphs; a gem of a Canadian movie and old and...
Your numerology cycles for 2019
Oprah graces A Wrinkle in Time, our city stars in Meditation Park and a sharp new director helms Thoroughbreds
Also Trump won’t like the Mexican criminals in Gringo; people will cower when The Strangers Prey at Night and few know anything about The Hurricane Heist
Mar 8th, 2018
A new and creepy It, perky Reese in Home Again and a contrary view of those volatile Paris suburbs
Also a fun trip with an elephant named Pop-Aye and bizarre doings in the Canadian film Blood Honey
Sep 7th, 2017
Reviews of Far From the Madding Crowd, Hot Pursuit and two music docs
Documentaries are your best bet this weekend. DOXA, which is on through Sunday, still has fine films playing like Iris (the last one by Albert Maysles), and Drone and Orion (both of which I reviewed...
May 7th, 2015
New in Vancouver: Reese Witherspoon in Wild, Exodus, The Overnighters, a good Samaritan’s ordeal
Reese Witherspoon hikes the Pacific Crest Trail in her new film, Wild
Dec 12th, 2014
Denzel Washington gets stylishly violent, while Reese Witherspoon and Edgar Ramirez shine at VIFF
Denzel Washington is the Equaliser but Edgar Ramirez revives history as Latin America’s Liberator
Sep 26th, 2014
Star Trek is back for the fans; Mud intrigues like a classic; The Iceman chills
The young Mr. Spock and Capt. Kirk and their early adventures in the new Star Trek movie
May 16th, 2013
Weekend movie reviews
Disney finds the cute and downplays the harsh in the new wildlife documentary African Cats. (read more)
Apr 22nd, 2011
Vancouver goes Blonde
This show will take you from the sorority house to the halls of justice with Broadway's brightest new heroine (and of course, her chihuahua, Bruiser). The verdict? This much fun shouldn't be legal!
Dec 21st, 2010
Tron Legacy, The Fighter, Made in Dagenham, Yogi Bear, and three other holiday films
Tron Legacy, one of the most expensive movies ever, was filmed here in Vancouver. Is it worth the money? (read more)
Dec 17th, 2010