Shakespeare

Films about art and artists with Emily Dickenson, Cézanne and some sparkling Shakespeare

Also Poland’s most important painter versus the Communists and Richard Gere as a political hustler
Mary Ann Saunders, English professor at the University of British Columbia

Shakespeare offers insight into trans struggles, experience: scholar

VANCOUVER — The struggles of a gender-bending spirit servant in a Shakespearean classic offer unlikely but valuable insights into the experience of life as a modern-day trans person, argues a British...

Reviews of Captain Phillips, Watermark, Romeo and Juliet, Haute Cuisine and more

Tom Hanks is captured by Somali pirates in the true story of Captain Phillips

Testament: a modern twist to Shakespeare's classic King Lear at PuSh

Testament, a modern twist on Shakespeare's King Lear, brings actors to the stage with their real-life fathers.

In One Person: A Romance Novel for the 21st Century

It is a Harlequin Romance 2.0; a romance novel from the LGBTQ generation. And yet, it is so much more.

Movie award winners and contenders

Reviews and ratings for: A Separation, Coriolanus, Canada’s 10 Best, plus Haywire, Extremely Loud and a George Lucas production

More VIFF picks: films to see Monday and Tuesday

A young boy from Africa is on the run from police in Le Havre, the French port city and this charming film playing at VIFF.

The Tempest, The Change-Up, Another Earth, plus horror in a tunnel and film noir angst

Ben Whishaw as Ariel and Helen Mirren as Prospera in a reworked The Tempest. How does Shakespeare’s last play fare with them? (Read more)

Justin Bieber, The Eagle, Gnomeo and Juliet, Just Go With It and two youthful visits to Europe

Justin Bieber: Never Say Never is like a backstage pass to hang out with the most famous Canadian on earth. (read more)