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Arnie is back again, Antonio portrays his director and Adolf does comedy (huh)?
Also an Israeli-Palestinian comedy, a superb movie about Vancouver, a standard biopic about an anti-slavery activist in the US and an English king’s story that Shakespeare already told us
Oct 31st, 2019
Conflicting toy movies and two films to mark National Indigenous Peoples Day
Also: Anna, the assassin with a slight feminist bent and a Fakir’s international wanderings
Jun 21st, 2019
RBG’s early triumphs; a gem of a Canadian movie and old and new films from Italy
And one lone horror movie on the side
Jan 3rd, 2019
Hummingbirds brighten a dark alley in the Downtown Eastside
When asked to create a design for a blank wall of a highly active alley in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, Charlene Johnny Wadsworth immediately thought of hummingbirds.
Aug 21st, 2018
"Les Filles Du Roi" shines spotlight on Indigenous history
“A lot of people have never heard the stories. They don't know some of these histories, especially when we're looking so far back.”
May 22nd, 2018
Oprah graces A Wrinkle in Time, our city stars in Meditation Park and a sharp new director helms Thoroughbreds
Also Trump won’t like the Mexican criminals in Gringo; people will cower when The Strangers Prey at Night and few know anything about The Hurricane Heist
Mar 9th, 2018
There's hope in the air as kids head back to Vancouver public schools
But the school year may be in for a bumpy start.
Aug 25th, 2017
Photo Review: Bastille's Wild World wows in Vancouver
Bastille played Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Center Thursday evening. The band was promoting its latest album, 'Wild World', which boasts a whopping nineteen tracks. Lead singer Dan Smith...
Apr 28th, 2017
Ten charges laid in oil spill that fouled English Bay beaches in Vancouver
Charges have been laid against the owners of the MV Marathassa nearly two years after a leak of bunker fuel fouled the beaches of English Bay in Vancouver, but the company is trying to scuttle the...
Mar 31st, 2017
Trump sons to attend grand opening of Vancouver tower and hotel
Two of U.S. President Donald Trump's sons have been confirmed as attending the grand opening later this month of a new hotel in Vancouver that bears their father's name. Public relations firm Talk...
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Feb 16th, 2017