Volkmar Richter Feed https://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/160 en Deep Throat vs Nixon, Jackie Chan vs the IRA and Olivia Cooke super in a serial killer tale from Victorian times https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/deep-throat-vs-nixon-jackie-chan-vs-ira-and-olivia-cooke-super-serial-killer-tale Also a suspense-cum-horror movie entertains by copying Groundhog Day<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/deep-throat-vs-nixon-jackie-chan-vs-ira-and-olivia-cooke-super-serial-killer-tale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Charlie Chan days repeated FBI Groundhog Day Happy Death Day IRA Liam Neeson Mark Felt The Man Who Brought Down the White House New Movies Pierce Brosnan The Foreigner The Limehouse Golem us politics Victorian England Fri, 13 Oct 2017 12:01:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23671 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Borg vs McEnroe, one of two real-life male contests in today’s VIFF picks https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/borg-vs-mcenroe-one-two-real-life-male-contests-today-s-viff-picks The other shows Engels prodding Marx to get more revolutionary. Plus, ratings of two other films.<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/borg-vs-mcenroe-one-two-real-life-male-contests-today-s-viff-picks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Becoming Who I Was Borg vs McEnroe Buddhism Communism Engels New Movies Norway Raoul Peck reincarnation Shia LaBeouf tennis The King’s Choice tibet VIFF Wimbledon World War II Young Karl Marx Wed, 11 Oct 2017 12:26:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23669 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Five more films worth catching at VIFF https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/five-more-films-worth-catching-viff Including an early award winner, a wildly funny party, a sad Swedish parallel to our treatment of indigenous people and the star architect who designed our latest hi-rise<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/five-more-films-worth-catching-viff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Argentina At the End of the Tunnel award winner BC film Big Time Bruno Ganz Indigenous People Kristin Scott Thomas Never Steady Never Still New Movies Parkinson’s Residential Schools Sally Potter Sami Blood The Party Vancouver House VIFF Mon, 09 Oct 2017 14:02:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23666 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com We’ve got a new Blade Runner, Victoria greets Abdul and My Little Pony faces new dangers https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/we-ve-got-new-blade-runner-victoria-greets-abdul-and-my-little-pony-faces-new Also watch J.D. Salinger learn to write and Kate Winslet get lost in our Mountains<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/we-ve-got-new-blade-runner-victoria-greets-abdul-and-my-little-pony-faces-new" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Animation Blade Runner 2049 filmed in BC Harrison Ford Idris Elba J.D. Salinger Judi Dench Kate Winslet My Little Pony New Movies publishing Rebel in the Rye Ryan Gosling Stephen Frears The Mountain Between Us Victoria and Abdul Fri, 06 Oct 2017 13:19:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23665 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Looking towards the weekend with a few more film picks at VIFF https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/looking-towards-weekend-few-more-film-picks-viff Including whimsy from Agnès Varda, cynicism from Michael Haneke and a startling transgender actor<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/looking-towards-weekend-few-more-film-picks-viff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies A Fantastic Woman Agnès Varda Chile European Union faces france Happy End Isabelle Huppert Jean-Louis Trintignant Michael Haneke New Movies Peter Bebjak Places The Line The Ukraine Thu, 05 Oct 2017 14:48:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23663 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Penelope Cruz sends up movie people and a bit of politics in The Queen of Spain, one of my VIFF picks https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/penelope-cruz-sends-movie-people-and-bit-politics-queen-spain-one-my-viff-picks Also: Arty types get their due in The Square and Western finds today’s European colonialism<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/penelope-cruz-sends-movie-people-and-bit-politics-queen-spain-one-my-viff-picks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies art museums Cary Elwes dam building Elizabeth Moss Fernando Trueba Movies New Movies Penelope Cruz performance art Ruben Ostlund The Queen of Spain The Square Valeska Grisebach VIFF Western Tue, 03 Oct 2017 14:42:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23659 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Battle of the Sexes back on the court, plus a few more VIFF picks for the weekend https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/battle-sexes-back-court-plus-few-more-viff-picks-weekend There’s so much choice right now. All those film festival offerings plus Emma Stone and Steve Carell mixing it up on the tennis court, Ellen Page in a re-made near-death flick and Tom Cruise flying...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/battle-sexes-back-court-plus-few-more-viff-picks-weekend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Battle of the Sexes Billie Jean King Bobby Riggs Emma Stone Indian Horse male chauvinism New Movies Residential Schools Steve Carell tennis VIFF films Fri, 29 Sep 2017 23:08:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23655 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Battle of the Sexes back on the court plus a few more VIFF picks for the weekend https://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/battle-sexes-back-court-plus-few-more-viff-picks-weekend There’s so much choice right now. All those film festival offerings plus Emma Stone and Steve Carell mixing it up on the tennis court, Ellen Page in a re-made near-death flick and Tom Cruise flying...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/culture/battle-sexes-back-court-plus-few-more-viff-picks-weekend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture Battle of the Sexes Billie Jean King Bobby Riggs Emma Stone Indian Horse male chauvinism New Movies Residential Schools Steve Carell tennis VIFF films Fri, 29 Sep 2017 22:54:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23654 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com What to see at the film festival: here are a few early picks https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/what-see-film-festival-here-are-few-early-picks VIFF starts today. The Vancouver International Film Festival is showing over 300 films this year. Even though many of those are shorts there’s no way anybody can catch all or even most of them. Some...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/what-see-film-festival-here-are-few-early-picks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies bombshell Clive Davis Hedy Lamarr Hieronymus Bosch Iraq ISIS Jane Campion New Movies Pop Music recording industry The Garden of Earthly Delights Top of the Lake: China Girl VIFF Thu, 28 Sep 2017 22:24:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23653 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com More dapper action in Kingsman The Golden Circle, an inspiring Stronger and a third-rate Lego movie https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/more-dapper-action-kingsman-golden-circle-inspiring-stronger-and-third-rate-lego Also Ben Stiller feels inferior Brad’s Status and Joan Collins is back in diva form in The Time of Their Lives<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/more-dapper-action-kingsman-golden-circle-inspiring-stronger-and-third-rate-lego" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Animation Ben Stiller Boston marathon bombing Brad’s Status Colin Firth Franco Nero Jake Gyllenhaal Joan Collins Kingsman The Golden Circle Michael Sheen Miranda Richardson New Movies Pauline Collins seniors Stronger Tatiana Maslany The LEGO Ninjago Movie The Time of their Lives Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:10:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23650 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com