Volkmar Richter Feed https://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/160 en Lara Croft tries the movies again, Russia takes a cinematic slap, Donald and Helen go RVing https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/lara-croft-tries-movies-again-russia-takes-cinematic-slap-donald-and-helen-go-rving Also a groundbreaking film for gay teens, a poignant East-West crossover, power in modern Europe and a legendary Israeli response to highjacking <p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/lara-croft-tries-movies-again-russia-takes-cinematic-slap-donald-and-helen-go-rving" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies 7 Days in Entebbe : New movies Donald Sutherland gay teens Helen Mirren high jacking response japan Josh Harnett love Loveless modern Europe modern Russia Oh Lucy old age Simon The Leisure Seeker Tomb Raider video game Western Fri, 16 Mar 2018 14:22:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23785 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Oprah graces A Wrinkle in Time, our city stars in Meditation Park and a sharp new director helms Thoroughbreds https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/oprah-graces-wrinkle-time-our-city-stars-meditation-park-and-sharp-new-director Also Trump won’t like the Mexican criminals in Gringo; people will cower when The Strangers Prey at Night and few know anything about The Hurricane Heist <p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/oprah-graces-wrinkle-time-our-city-stars-meditation-park-and-sharp-new-director" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies A Wrinkle in Time Charlize Theron Chris Pine Gringo Joel Edgerton Meditation Park New Movies Oprah Winfrey Reese Witherspoon sequels teenage killers The Hurricane Heist The Strangers Prey at Night Thoroughbreds Vancouver Fri, 09 Mar 2018 14:48:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23783 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Women in films this week: spying, hosting, feeling guilty, living transgender and filling an entire festival https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/women-films-week-spying-hosting-feeling-guilty-living-transgender-and-filling-entire And there are these alternatives: Boost, a Canadian film that should be better known, Nostalgia, about our memories and possessions and Death Wish, a blast of gun porn <p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/women-films-week-spying-hosting-feeling-guilty-living-transgender-and-filling-entire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies : New movies A Fantastic Woman BC films Boost Bruce Willis Comedy Death Wish guns immigrant youth Jennifer Lawrence Kristin Scott Thomas Never Steady Never Still nostalgia Parkinson’s Patricia Clarkson Quebec film Red Sparrow Russia the cold war The Party transgender vigilante Women in Film Festival Fri, 02 Mar 2018 15:38:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23776 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com A sci-fi mystery in Annihilation, silly laughs on Game Night and two more Oscar nominees https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/sci-fi-mystery-annihilation-silly-laughs-game-night-and-two-more-oscar-nominees Also Every Day, a young adult tale that promotes inclusiveness for the high school crowd<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/sci-fi-mystery-annihilation-silly-laughs-game-night-and-two-more-oscar-nominees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Annihilation artistic types elites Every Day Game Night Jason Bateman Natalie Portman New Movies Oscar nominees Rachel McAdams Swedish films teenagers The Insult the Middle East The Square young love Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:44:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23769 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Black Panther’s Afro-futurism, Early Man’s British humor and Oscar’s short-film hopefuls https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/black-panther-s-afro-futurism-early-man-s-british-humor-and-oscar-s-short-film Also a weekend of socially conscious documentaries ranging from the arms trade, the harm that high tech gadgets do to Vancouver’s housing crisis<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/black-panther-s-afro-futurism-early-man-s-british-humor-and-oscar-s-short-film" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Academy Award nominees Animation black identity Black Panther documentaries Early Man Fentanyl housing crisis Marvel comix New Movies short dramas the 60s scoop Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:54:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23761 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Directly Affected: a new film with everything you need to know about B.C.’s pipeline battle https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/directly-affected-new-film-everything-you-need-know-about-bc-s-pipeline-battle Justin Trudeau faced hecklers in Nanaimo. Rachel Notley and John Horgan are flinging indignant words, threats even, back and forth between Edmonton and Victoria.&nbsp; A national columnist demands...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/directly-affected-new-film-everything-you-need-know-about-bc-s-pipeline-battle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Climate Change fear of spills Justin Trudeau Kinder Morgan National Energy Board oil industry oil sands Protests tankers Zack Embree Thu, 08 Feb 2018 15:07:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23753 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com New films with Annette Bening, Isabelle Huppert and Helen Mirren, one of them not so good https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/new-films-annette-bening-isabelle-huppert-and-helen-mirren-one-them-not-so-good And new and old films in a series for Black History Month <p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/new-films-annette-bening-isabelle-huppert-and-helen-mirren-one-them-not-so-good" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Africa Annette Bening Black Cop black experience Félicité Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool france ghosts Halifax Happy End Helen Mirren Isabelle Huppert Jamie Bell Michael Haneke New Movies Winchester Fri, 02 Feb 2018 14:48:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23744 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Reviews of In the Fade, timely, the new Maze Runner, loud, and Hollow in the Land, local https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/reviews-fade-timely-new-maze-runner-loud-and-hollow-land-local Also three documentaries about geek girls, musclemen and a pre-Beatles band in Liverpool<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/reviews-fade-timely-new-maze-runner-loud-and-hollow-land-local" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies A Skin So Soft bodybuilders Diane Kruger filmed in BC filmed in Quebec Geek Girls Hollow in the Land In the Fade Maze Runner: The Death Cure music history neo-Nazis New Movies Some Other Guys Fri, 26 Jan 2018 14:41:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23737 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com US soul searching in 12 Strong, Hostiles and The Final Year https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/us-soul-searching-12-strong-hostiles-and-final-year Also films on arty pretensions, an impossible bank heist and a stereotype of a women’s tale<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/us-soul-searching-12-strong-hostiles-and-final-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies 12 Strong Afghanistan Barack Obama Chris Hemsworth Christian Bale country music Den of Thieves Forever My Girl Gerard Butler Hostiles john kerry native Americans New Movies Taliban The Final Year The Square Wes Studi Fri, 19 Jan 2018 14:54:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23734 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Reviews of Spielberg’s new one, Daniel-Day Lewis’ last and the new Paddington https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/reviews-spielberg-s-new-one-daniel-day-lewis-last-and-new-paddington Also menace on a commuter train, our sick oceans, a Spanish shriek about the world today and Canada’s best <p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/reviews-spielberg-s-new-one-daniel-day-lewis-last-and-new-paddington" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Birdboy Blue Canada’s Top 10 children’s film Daniel Day-Lewis graphic novel Hugh Grant Liam Neeson Meryl Streep New Movies oceans Paddington 2 Phantom Thread Steven Spielberg The Commuter The Post Tom Hanks Fri, 12 Jan 2018 14:15:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23727 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com