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Volkmar Richter reviews new movies opening in Vancouver on Fridays.
This week’s new movies for Aug 14
A Vancouver-based filmmaker this week gets a major launch onto the world stage – and beyond. Today’s lead review explains why. Plus, there’s a wide variety in the many other new films. (Read...
Aug 13th, 2009
This week’s new movies for August 7
Food and music top the list this week. Enjoy them while you can because there’s different stuff down below. Unease, fear, world weary men and one very conflicted priest. (Read more).
Aug 6th, 2009
This week's new movies
Seth Rogen and Adam Sandler together at last. It’s fun for them and maybe a good career move but a only mixed bag of a movie for us. Your alternatives this week include a great deal of suspense and...
Jul 31st, 2009
New Movies for July 24, 2009
Two romantic comedies go head to head this week: one very good, the other bad. There’s also a smaller tussle by movies about music and a thought or two about children.
Jul 23rd, 2009
New movies this week: Potter delivers
The new movies for July 17 are reviewed here by Volkmar Richter who writes: "You can’t avoid Harry Potter this week, nor should you. But if you must, there are two hits of war, a dose of...
Jul 16th, 2009
The new movies for July 10
Silly, silly Bruno hogs the spotlight this week. If you liked Borat, take note. If not, read further to a couple of romantic comedies, or better yet a startling look at the food we eat.
Jul 8th, 2009
This week’s new movies for Friday July 3
The week’s big films, Public Enemies and Ice Age, have been playing since Wednesday. There are some better bets, though, among today’s newcomers.
Jul 2nd, 2009
Richter's Pick: This Week's New Movies
Explosions and robot battles are making most of the noise on the big screens this week. There are alternatives in the new films, though, including sex, strident pessimism and economic meltdown.
Jun 26th, 2009
Movies opening June 19
Canadians, both real and ersatz, are prominent in this week's new movies but for bona fide quality read down the list to a film from France.
Jun 17th, 2009
This Week's New Movies in Vancouver, BC
You don’t often expect subtlety and art in your summer movies. This week, though, that’s what you get - in two films, including an Academy Award winner from Japan. Also, there’s Hollywood action and...
Jun 11th, 2009