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Your numerology cycles September 16–30
Black paint on a blackboard
Locally-filmed The Predator, a mommy blogger’s Simple Favor...
Lounge lizards' lair; new life for old den
Marion Bridge; pro-Life menage à trois
A vengeful mom, a demonic nun and Michael Caine’s memories...
Opening and closing VIFF films announced along with a high...
Your numerology cycles September 1–15
Reviews of Juliet, Naked (stars and fans), Searching (...
Squamish Nation celebrates court victory and urges Trudeau...
James Franco’s fine movie about a bad one; Woody Allen’s waning appeal and some Canadian sci fi
In addition, check out two classy gay stories
Dec 7th, 2017
Bourne is back, Woody Allen offers a trifle and Bad Moms are exactly that
And two films for youth are worth your while: Nerve with a social media caution and Phantom Boy, a glistening animated film from France
Jul 29th, 2016
A B-team from Marvel, second-rate Woody Allen and a vibrant James Brown bio pic
Also several one-time screenings like Hafu: The Mixed Race Experience in Japan and Sharknado 2
Aug 1st, 2014
The Hobbit part 2 should be better than this. Two strong documentaries and some seasonal series offer alternatives
Middle Earth comes alive again but there’s excess in the second Hobbit film
Dec 12th, 2013
Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine is one of his best, while Blackfish and The Attack are thought-provoking
Cate Blanchett delivers an Oscar-worthy performance in Blue Jasmine
Aug 1st, 2013
The Amazing Spider-Man isn't amazing, Woody Allen fails and Katy Perry: Part of Me lacks the sexual gesture
New movies this week in Vancouver fail to excite fans, or this critic. Here's why.
Jul 5th, 2012
Harry Potter, The Artist, Midnight in Paris: 10 movies I liked best in 2011, plus a new one
Dec 28th, 2011
Midnight in Paris, Woody Allen’s most entertaining film in years. Also X-Men, Beijing Taxi, Orgasm Inc. and fun with exploitation pictures
Owen Wilson acts out Woody Allen’s words and artistic fantasies in Midnight in Paris. (read more)
Jun 3rd, 2011
The Social Network, Fubar II, Let Me In, StreetDance 3D and Woody Allen’s latest
Jesse Eisenberg may just have the movie of the year. It shows the rocky beginnings of Facebook. (read more)
Oct 1st, 2010
You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger at the Elgin Theatre
"Genius is a word that gets thrown around in festivals like this. Most of the time, it's not true. But sometimes it applies. And in this case, I'm talking about my cast," says Woody Allen at...
Sep 14th, 2010