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Reviews of an unexpected charmer, a really red wedding and...
Handel, Strozzi & Purcell's Italian muses
Local kid gets potty mouth in Good Boys, British teen is...
Your numerology cycles August 16–31
Women mobsters in The Kitchen, country ways in Honeyland...
EMV's "original instrument" vocals
Your numerology cycles August 1–15
Big and dumb Hobbs & Shaw; smart Amateurs and a...
Binge on baroque and beyond
Panto pantsed for Adults Only
Ben-Hur re-made again, a modernized western and one of the best animated films of the year
Also: women and Wall Street in Equity, a moving drama of Little Men growing up and two Canadian films with broken families
Aug 19th, 2016
Reviews of Danny Collins, Clouds of Sil Maria, Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet and more
Age and other issues confront Al Pacino, Juliette Binoche and Kyle Catlett as T.S. Spivet in three of the many new movies this week
Apr 9th, 2015
Denzel Washington gets stylishly violent, while Reese Witherspoon and Edgar Ramirez shine at VIFF
Denzel Washington is the Equaliser but Edgar Ramirez revives history as Latin America’s Liberator
Sep 26th, 2014
National Geographic explorer Wade Davis on Enbridge, First Nations and mining
Speaking out on the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline and mining near his home, the author of Sacred Headwaters spoke with VO on nature, industry and First Nations.
David P. Ball
Feb 24th, 2012
Wilderness and solitude near Osprey Lake
A winding road near Osprey Lake, British Columbia follows the dismantled tracks of the Kettle Valley Railroad, now a recreational trail. It mirrors the semi-arid terrain near Okanagan Lake, 25...
Apr 1st, 2011