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Green Book, the film of the year so far, plus new visits by Robin Hood and Ralph
Also, another Rocky-driven bout, patriarchy and medicine in old Vienna and the start of a brand new film festival
Nov 23rd, 2018
A Hollywood black mark in Trumbo, a new Rocky in Creed and an infamous psych experiment at Stanford
Also new European films, a slacker’s turnaround and dinosaurs for the kids
Nov 27th, 2015
Male bonding thrives in The Expendables 3, The Trip to Italy and Land Ho
And watch for an oddball rock and roll story in Frank.
Aug 14th, 2014
Reviews of The Fifth Estate, Muscle Shoals, Escape Plan, Wadjda and more
Benedict Cumberbatch intrigues in The Fifth Estate as the founder of WikiLeaks
Oct 17th, 2013
A Danish Royal Affair, old Stand Up Guys, zombie Warm Bodies and film classics at four mini festivals
An English princess and a German doctor strike up a forbidden romance in Denmark in the Academy Award contender, A Royal Affair.
Jan 31st, 2013
Expendables 2 is a blast, ParaNorman is beautifully animated, Whitney Houston sings her last and Sugar Man is a real find
Sometime Vancouver resident Jean-Claude Van Damme joins Arnie, Sly, Chuck and others in The Expendables 2.
Aug 16th, 2012