Volkmar Richter

Volkmar Richter reviews new movies opening in Vancouver on Fridays.

Avatar, The Young Victoria and Penelope Cruz: This Week’s Big New Movies

It’s that time of year. So many good movies arrive just as we’re so busy with the holidays. James Cameron, Emily Blunt, Penelope Cruz and even Hugh Grant with Sarah Jessica Parker want to entertain yo

Up In the Air, Invictus and The Princess and the Frog Are This Week's Big New Movies

Star power is big this week. George Clooney, Matt Damon, Morgan Freeman, Zac Efron and even a fictional Orson Welles are on the big screen. (Read more)

Brothers, Pippa Lee, and Red Cliff Open in Vancouver Theatres Today: New Movies for Dec. 4th

War is big in the movies this week. And also re-makes, both into and out of English. But take a moment to consider a splendid acting turn by Robin Wright Penn. (Read More)

Precious, Kurbaan, Mr. Fox, The Road: Movies Opening in Vancouver on Nov. 27

You want grim? It’s here this week, more than once. There’s also droll, frivolous, heartfelt and a slick but thoughtful thriller from Bollywood. (Read more)

The Twilight Saga, The Blind Side, and The Bad Lieutenant Top New Movies for Nov. 20

Did you know that Sandra Bullock, Nicolas Cage and even Paul Watson have new movies out this week? They're there alright, behind a certain little vampire romance (Read on)

The Twilight Saga Continues: New Moon Hits Theatres This Week

Be sure to check here Friday morning. This week’s New Movies reviews will include the highly anticipated next installment of The Twilight Saga: New Moon. Filmed in Vancouver. The whole world is...

2012, Inside Hannah's Suitcase, and Tetra Hit Town: New Movies for Nov. 13

Friday the 13th and how appropriate is this? All sorts of things fall down, blow up or crack apart in the biggest of the new films. 2012 is a veritable orgy of calamities. For real pain, though, there

Christmas Carol, Goats, The Damned United, And More: This Week's New Movies

Jim Carrey as Ebenezer Scrooge and all three ghosts is terrific. The new A Christmas Carol film, not so much. It’s better than staring at goats, though. And there are other options. (read more)

Michael Jackson's This Is It Hits Town: Reviews of New Movies for October 30th

Vampires and other ghouls grab most of the spots further down the list this week. It’s Halloween. They get uppity. But first there is a final show to enjoy from the King of Pop. Read on...

The New Movies in Vancouver for Oct 23

There are 10 movies worth discussing this week, including some early Halloween scares (we'll get to those later) and several portraits of willful women to get us started.