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The Coen brothers show their love for old movies, Maggie Smith and Lily James wander far from Downton Abbey
And an 11th film from a Nicholas Sparks novel, The Choice
Feb 5th, 2016
Mommy, a Canadian classic, Fury, an old war, The Best of Me, another Nicholas Sparks romance
Anne Dorval gives a powerful performance in Xavier Dolan’s Mommy, Canada’s Academy Award entry. (Photo credit : Shayne Laverdière)
Oct 17th, 2014
Remakes, love stories for Valentine’s Day and an exceptional Canadian film now in theatres
Robocop and that flying horse are only fantasies; the “weed princess” brings a dose of reality
Feb 14th, 2014
Valentine's Day: seven most romantic Vancouver restaurants
The countdown to the most overhyped romantic day of the year begins. Book your Valentine's Day dinner now before it's too late.
Feb 10th, 2012
Lovely scenes around Vancouver
Love is a wonderful thing. This week, we share some passionate moments captured by our talented VO Flickr contributors.
Feb 14th, 2012
One Day, Terri, Fright Night, Spy Kids 4, The Help upgraded, a flashy car racer and one of the funniest films ever
Jim Sturgess and Anne Hathaway play the almost lovers in One Day. Popular novel, but what of the movie?
Aug 19th, 2011
Weekend movie reviews
Disney finds the cute and downplays the harsh in the new wildlife documentary African Cats. (read more)
Apr 22nd, 2011
Twilight #3 is big, the newly restored Metropolis is bigger and Cyrus is oddball fun
Bella makes her choice: vampire or werewolf for a boyfriend. The third Twilight is here. (Read more)
Jul 2nd, 2010
Leap Year, Youth in Revolt, Daybreakers Lead the Week’s New Movies for Jan. 8
In the mood for a pleasant romantic comedy? Amy Adams has one for you. Michael Cera tries. And for big laughs try the Yes Men. They deliver outrageously. (Read more)
Jan 8th, 2010
Jane Campion's Bright Star Gets Movie Date's Top Rating
Robert’s rating: Thumbs up. Poetic. Ahh, 1818. An exquisite year for the characters in Bright Star and masterfully rendered both visually and atmospherically for the audience by...
Oct 13th, 2009