Tom Hardy

A Star is Born, a triumph, The Sisters Brothers, Canadian-American, and new VIFF picks like The Happy Prince

Also Marvel’s newest and VIFF’s looking back at the disco and jazz eras, thinking about democracy and watching youth in two countries get into trouble

Before Harry Potter, before the Supreme Court and a better teen comedy filmed in Surrey

Also an unusual musical, a recycled orchestra, a real estate rebel and the Canadian filmmakers who fooled NASA

Survival and revenge in The Revenant, Italian films old and new and Canada’s 10 Best

Also a horror thriller that loses its way in The Forest

Films with a pre-Rebel James Dean, Tom Hardy as twin gangsters and a future queen at play

Also corruption in Russia, resisting oppression in Iran and new movies from Europe and Vancouver

Reviews: Mad Max, a blast, Pitch Perfect 2, good fun, and Going Clear, scary

Also five other new films, about Kurt Cobain, sugar, drone warfare, Arab Israelis and post-Holocaust trauma

Seth Rogen, Scarlett Johansson and Tom Hardy get entangled in weird situations

Also, there are those fans of My Little Pony? Read about their obsession.

Movie reviews: Lawless, Compliance, Possession, and more

Prohibition and small town southern U.S. are nicely re-created in Lawless.

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy: DVD/BLU RAY review

Gary Oldman stars in a new and compelling adaptation of John Le Carre’s classic cold war thriller.

Contagion, Warrior, Gainsbourg, The Interrupters vs. gang violence and a restored masterpiece

In Contagion, Kate Winslet tries to get a viral epidemic taken seriously before it spreads worldwide.