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All-you-can-eat hors d'oeuvres @ Bard
Conflicting toy movies and two films to mark National...
Giacometti & peers: "no lack of void”
Bronco & Buster mutually saddle up
Your numerology cycles June 16–30
Two comedies about women at work and a stunning documentary...
Nest ½ Empty, House ½ Full
Renowned Tibetan monk Mingyur Rinpoche to speak in Vancouver
Two giant sequels and several worthy smaller films reviewed
Doing it like Elton John, looking for justice in Canada,...
VIFF picks for this Monday and Tuesday: a lavish drama and four documentaries
The future Mad King Ludwig, patron of Richard Wagner, rules in today’s most opulent VIFF movie
Oct 7th, 2013
VIFF picks for Wednesday and Thursday
Ralph Fiennes plays Charles Dickens and Felicity Jones his out-of-wedlock lover in The Invisible Woman
Sep 30th, 2013
VIFF picks for Monday and Tuesday
There’s droll and oddball humor in the popular Dutch film Matterhorn
Sep 30th, 2013
My picks for the first few days at the Vancouver International Film Festival
Gold is a German western set in B.C. and one of my picks
Sep 25th, 2013
Bruce Dern in 'Nebraska' will open this year’s Vancouver International Film Festival
Bruce Dern chases a million dollar prize in the new black and white film Nebraska
Sep 4th, 2013
VIFF: last chance to catch a spirited drama and three documentaries
Three great documentaries and a drama are playing in the last two days of the 31st Vancouver International Film Festival. Come As You Are: This one is true crowd-pleaser – it won...
Oct 11th, 2012
VIFF picks: Sarah Polley’s Stories We Tell, Holy Motors, Barbara
Sarah Polley investigates some secrets of her own life in Stories We Tell.
Oct 9th, 2012
VIFF picks: Amour, The Minister, No Job for a Woman and The Angels’ Share
In No Job for a Woman, women changed war reporting for decades to come.
Oct 8th, 2012
VIFF's Tectonics: the architecture of immigration at the U.S.-Mexico border
Tectonics deconstructs border issues through film and architecture.
Oct 5th, 2012
VIFF picks for Thursday and Friday: The Hunt, Liverpool, Breakfast With Curtis and three films with illegal immigrants
Mads Mikkelsen stars in The Hunt as a man falsely accused of child abuse.
Oct 4th, 2012