Volkmar Richter Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/160 en Anthony Hopkins playing with Transformers, Harmonium’s potent Japanese drama and something not to do on vacation http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/anthony-hopkins-playing-transformers-harmonium-s-potent-japanese-drama-and-something Also the only bank indicted for 2008’s financial crisis, a “nice Jewish girl” finally getting recognition for her photography and Keanu Reeves in a dystopian novelty<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/anthony-hopkins-playing-transformers-harmonium-s-potent-japanese-drama-and-something" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies 47 Meters Down Abacus Alan Ginsberg Anthony Hopkins Banks dystopian films Elsa Dorfman Harmonium Japanese drama Keanu Reeves Mandy Moore Mark Wahlberg Michael Bay New Movies Optimus Prime photography Sharks Transformers vacation trip Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:58:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23590 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Multiple Cate Blanchetts in Manifesto, Salma Hayek’s dissent in Beatriz at Dinner and facing obsolescence in Cars 3 http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/multiple-cate-blanchetts-manifesto-salma-hayek-s-dissent-beatriz-dinner-and-facing Also: life well-observed in The Commune, a different kind of boxing movie with Olli Mäki and a dodgy bio of rapper Tupac Shakur<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/multiple-cate-blanchetts-manifesto-salma-hayek-s-dissent-beatriz-dinner-and-facing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies All Eyez on Me Beatriz at Dinner Cars 3 Cate Blanchett Davey Moore Finland John Lithgow manifesto New Movies Owen Wilson Rap Music Salma Hayek The Commune The Happiest Day in the Life of OllI Mäki Trump-like Tupac Shakur Fri, 16 Jun 2017 13:58:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23588 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com The Mummy with Tom Cruise, pure hokum; try Megan Leavey or Churchill instead http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/mummy-tom-cruise-pure-hokum-try-megan-leavey-or-churchill-instead Or maybe It Comes at Night or My Cousin Rachel. They have their supporters. <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/mummy-tom-cruise-pure-hokum-try-megan-leavey-or-churchill-instead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Brian Cox Churchill D-Day Daphne Du Maurier dogs Iraq It Comes at Night Joel Edgerton kate mara Megan Leavey Miranda Richardson mummy My Cousin Rachel New Movies Normandy landing Paranoia plague Rachel Weisz Tom Cruise Universal Pictures Fri, 09 Jun 2017 12:46:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23584 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Wonder Woman and some POWs in Land of Mine reflect on war while tragedy hits a jazzman http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/wonder-woman-and-some-pows-land-mine-reflect-war-while-tragedy-hits-jazzman And is this week’s animated film good for your children? <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/wonder-woman-and-some-pows-land-mine-reflect-war-while-tragedy-hits-jazzman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Amazons BC Comics Captain Underpants children’s literature Chris Pine Demark Gal Gadot heroin I Called Him Morgan irate woman Land of Mine landmines Lee Morgan New Movies popular books pranksters resist authority schools Wonder Woman World War I World War II Fri, 02 Jun 2017 12:47:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23580 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Summer action with those Caribbean Pirates, Baywatching lifeguards and a couple of adult tourists http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/summer-action-those-caribbean-pirates-baywatching-lifeguards-and-couple-adult Also getting a great jazzman’s story and a replacement groom for a wedding<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/summer-action-those-caribbean-pirates-baywatching-lifeguards-and-couple-adult" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Alec Baldwin Baywatch Diane Lane Dwayne Johnson Geoffrey Rush Hasidim Israel Javier Bardem jazz John Coltrane Johnny Depp New Movies Orlando Bloom Paris Can Wait Pirates of the Caribbean Priyanka Chopra romantic comedy The Wedding Plan travelling France Zac Efron Fri, 26 May 2017 14:47:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23574 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Reviewed: A new Alien chapter, the ordinary lives of Certain Women and Lovers who cheat http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/reviewed-new-alien-chapter-ordinary-lives-certain-women-and-lovers-who-cheat Also a new Wimpy Kid, a forbidden teen romance, high school chaos in animation and Vancouver’s housing crisis explored<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/reviewed-new-alien-chapter-ordinary-lives-certain-women-and-lovers-who-cheat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Alicia Silverstone Alien Covenant Certain Women Debra Winger Diary of a Wimpy Kid Everything Everything infidelity Kelly Reichardt Kristin Stewart Laura Dern marriage Michael Fassbender Michelle Williams My Entire High School Sinking New Movies Ridley Scott teen romance The Lovers Tracy Letts Vancouver housing Fri, 19 May 2017 14:39:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23568 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com King Arthur gets modernized, Snatched puts Goldie and Amy in peril. Bon Cop Bad Cop 2 is more bilingual scuffling http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/king-arthur-gets-modernized-snatched-puts-goldie-and-amy-peril-bon-cop-bad-cop-2 Also The Wall, a small but potent war movie, Boston, a salute to the Marathon and The Belko Experiment’s gruesome doings <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/king-arthur-gets-modernized-snatched-puts-goldie-and-amy-peril-bon-cop-bad-cop-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Amy Schumer bilingual movie Bon Cop Bad Cop Boston Marathon Charlie Hunnam Colm Fiore Goldie Hawn Guy Ritchie Iraq war Jude Law King Arthur New Movies Patrick Huard Snatched The Belko Experiment The Wall Fri, 12 May 2017 13:23:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23560 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Flashy adventure with the Guardians, corrosive poverty for Daniel Blake, Vancouver’s housing crisis on screen http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/flashy-adventure-guardians-corrosive-poverty-daniel-blake-vancouver-s-housing-crisis Also America’s original celebrity chef and a crime that shakes two families<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/flashy-adventure-guardians-corrosive-poverty-daniel-blake-vancouver-s-housing-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies celebrity chef Chris Pratt DOXA festival Guardians of the Galaxy I Daniel Blake Jeremiah Tower Ken Loach Kurt Russell Laura Linney Marvel universe New Movies Palm d’Or winner poverty Rebecca Hall Richard Gere Steve Coogan The Dinner Vancouver housing Fri, 05 May 2017 12:55:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23555 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Films about art and artists with Emily Dickenson, Cézanne and some sparkling Shakespeare http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/films-about-art-and-artists-emily-dickenson-c-zanne-and-some-sparkling-shakespeare Also Poland’s most important painter versus the Communists and Richard Gere as a political hustler<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/films-about-art-and-artists-emily-dickenson-c-zanne-and-some-sparkling-shakespeare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies A Quiet Passion Afterimage authorized art Cézanne et Moi Comedy Communist Party Cynthia Nixon Emile Zola Emily Dickinson Emma Watson Friends Love on the Cuff Love’s Labour’s Lost New Movies Norman Poland political fixer Richard Gere Shakespeare Stratford The Circle The Mayor Tom Hanks Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:08:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23546 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Searching for a Lost City, eyeing the wildlife of China, honoring the guru of better cities http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/searching-lost-city-eyeing-wildlife-china-honoring-guru-better-cities And there’s more: friends and monsters connect long distance, wartime feelings that don’t go away and the real life of drug addicts<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/searching-lost-city-eyeing-wildlife-china-honoring-guru-better-cities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Anne Hathaway Born in China Charlie Hunnam Citizen Jane Colossal drug addicts Frantz friendship giant monsters Homeless Jane Jacobs Jason Sudeikis New Movies protest movements Robert Pattinson sex workers Sienna Miller The Lost City of Z The Stairs urban planning wildlife World War I Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:30:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23538 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com