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Two comedies about women at work and a stunning documentary...
Nest ½ Empty, House ½ Full
Renowned Tibetan monk Mingyur Rinpoche to speak in Vancouver
Two giant sequels and several worthy smaller films reviewed
Doing it like Elton John, looking for justice in Canada,...
Your numerology cycles June 1–15
Mission Control: "Ce qu'on attend de moi"
Aladdin drops in again, the Booksmart girls wonder what...
Photos: Elle King shakes up Vancouver
Broaching a Bake-off w/o a recipe
Robert De Niro
A stunning Holocaust drama, young adults battling invaders and Robert De Niro in a stinker
Also Noam Chomsky on the seeds of inequality and Canada’s first 3-D movie rediscovered
Jan 21st, 2016
Three movies tell real stories: Spotlight, The 33 and Mavis
Also a rare visit to remotest Nepal and a Robert De Niro film going straight to video on demand.
Nov 13th, 2015
12 Years a Slave, a masterpiece, leads a long list of new movies now playing
Chiwetel Ejiofor, as well as Michael Fassbender and Lupita Nyong'o are sure to be nominated for their superb acting in 12 Years a Slave.
Nov 1st, 2013
Reviews of Passion, The Family and Insidious Chapter 2
Rachel McAdams is back in Mean Girls mode in Passion.
Sep 10th, 2013
Robert Redford’s Vancouver movie, Michael Bay’s Miami comedy and Terrence Malick on the wonder of love
Susan Sarandon and Robert Redford star in The Company You Keep about youthful political action that comes back to haunt
Apr 26th, 2013
The Master, Argo and Lincoln are in my top 10 movies of the year
Philip Seymour Hoffman is The Master and Joaquin Phoenix his newest disciple in my choice for best film of the year. There's also a definite worst movie of 2012.
Dec 28th, 2012
Men in Black 3, Hysteria, Chernobyl Diaries, Barrymore: reviews and previews
Through the magic of time travel, Will Smith can work with both the old and a young version of his gruff partner in Men in Black 3.
May 23rd, 2012
The Artist, Shame, New Year’s Eve, Eye of the Storm, a new Herzog and an old Godard
No sound, no color, and yet The Artist is being touted as a best film contender.
Dec 9th, 2011
Paul, Limitless, The Lincoln Lawyer, Dogtooth, When We Leave, I Saw the Devil
Seth Rogen is the voice of a space alien named Paul in a funny new film by England’s Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. (read more)
Mar 18th, 2011
True Grit with Jeff Bridges, Rabbit Hole with Nicole Kidman and some old and new treats for the holidays
Jeff Bridges takes on a role that once belonged to John Wayne. How is the new True Grit by the Coen Brothers? (read more)
Dec 23rd, 2010