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Women of various types, in Atomic Blonde, Lady Macbeth and a typical film noir

Also a film series about faith and transcendence visits traditional healers in the Amazon and blares against noise pollution everywhere

Denzel and The Magnificent 7, great fun with Storks and Antonio’s science scrap in Altamira

Also a disappointing revenge quest by Kate Winslet as The Dressmaker

Watching Jesse Owens in Race, fear and religion in The Witch and bi-polar angst in Touched With Fire

Also there’s a short documentary series with six absolutely up to date controversies

Dalai Lama and Dr. Jane Goodall participants in the 2015 Parliament of World's Religions

World faiths unite to save Planet Earth from looming caatastrophe - and lights the sacred fire of hope.
Reza Aslan at Indian Summer Festival 2014. Photo by Tom Delamere

CNN's Reza Aslan slams Richard Dawkins and Bill Maher on roots of fundamentalist terrorism

Reza Aslan, star of upcoming CNN series on religious rituals, takes on Richard Dawkins and Bill Maher on Islamic fundamentalist terrorism.
Supreme Court rules prayers can't continue at Quebec council meeting

Supreme Court rules prayers can't continue at Quebec council meeting

In a decision that could reverberate in cities and towns across the country, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that prayers cannot be recited before municipal council meetings in the Quebec town...

The Bourne Legacy re-boots nicely, Hope Springs stark on marriage, Kumaré probes religion and Killer Joe gets nasty

Jeremy Renner is the new man running for his life in The Bourne Legacy.

The GOP turns to G-O-D

Are you there, God? It’s me, Rick Perry.

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)

McCabe and Mrs. Miller returns. The Illusionist, The Mechanic, Casino Jack, The Company Men and The Rite

Six new films arrive, and a 40-year-old masterpiece beats them all. McCabe and Mrs. Miller is back to help Vancouver celebrate. (Read more)