Volkmar Richter Feed https://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/160 en Films about Alita, a troubled cyborg, Mads, lost in the Arctic and Rebel lost in a dream https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/films-about-alita-troubled-cyborg-mads-lost-arctic-and-rebel-lost-dream Also films attached to the big comedy festival in town right now <p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/films-about-alita-troubled-cyborg-mads-lost-arctic-and-rebel-lost-dream" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Alita: Battle Angel Arctic Bruce Greenwood Christoph Waltz Isn’t it Romantic James Cameron Just for Laughs Comedy Film Festival Liam Hemsworth Mads Mikkelsen New Movies New Zealand Rebel Wilson Robert Rodriguez Spain Winnipeg Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:15:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23973 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com How they followed the great Lego Movie; what they think Men Want and how Neeson is taken to revenge again https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/how-they-followed-great-lego-movie-what-they-think-men-want-and-how-neeson-taken Also a creepy thriller about a child Prodigy and all the contenders for Oscars in the short categories<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/how-they-followed-great-lego-movie-what-they-think-men-want-and-how-neeson-taken" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Animated Chris Pratt Cold Pursuit Colm Feore drug dealers Lego Movie 2 Liam Neeson Live Action and Documentary New Movies Oscar Shorts re-makes revenge sports agents Taraji P. Henson Taylor Shilling The Prodigy Tiffany Haddish What Men Want Fri, 08 Feb 2019 13:54:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23967 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Gender war and wit in France, battling drug gangs in Mexico and sharp new images from under the sea https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/gender-war-and-wit-france-battling-drug-gangs-mexico-and-sharp-new-images-under-sea A few film notes to start … The VanCity Theatre is about to kick off its annual series of films for Black History month. It seems less necessary these days with Green Book, Beale Street, Black...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/gender-war-and-wit-france-battling-drug-gangs-mexico-and-sharp-new-images-under-sea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Arnold Schwarzenegger BC film series Black History Month Cecile De France Cousteau family drug cartel French Films Gina Rodriguez Mademoiselle de Joncquières Mexico Miss Bala New Movies oceans Wonders of the Sea 3D Fri, 01 Feb 2019 15:08:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23963 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Romance under stress, Nicole Kidman with a different look and the King Arthur story for modern kids https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/romance-under-stress-nicole-kidman-different-look-and-king-arthur-story-modern-kids Also some animated fun from Quebec and an inscrutable film with Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway. <p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/romance-under-stress-nicole-kidman-different-look-and-king-arthur-story-modern-kids" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Animation Anne Hathaway cold war Destroyer erratic love Film noir Jason Clarke King Arthur Matthew McConaughey Merlin murder plot. New Movies Nicole Kidman Oscar contender Patrick Stewart Quebec films Racetime Serenity The Kid Who Would Be King Fri, 25 Jan 2019 12:17:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23960 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com New films bring harrowing drama, amiable humor or incoherent posturing https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/new-films-bring-harrowing-drama-amiable-humor-or-incoherent-posturing Also hope for the future with some teenage scientists in a world-class competition <p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/new-films-bring-harrowing-drama-amiable-humor-or-incoherent-posturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Bruce Willis Capernaum glass James McAvoy John C. Reilly Laurel and Hardy Lebanon M. Night Shyamalan New Movies refugees Samuel L. Jackson Science Fair Stan & Ollie Steve Coogan teenage scientists Fri, 18 Jan 2019 10:35:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23959 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com A pop star as a diva, a French hit transferred to New York and making sense of Vancouver’s most recognized art scene https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/pop-star-diva-french-hit-transferred-new-york-and-making-sense-vancouver-s-most Also meet a trail-blazing Canadian woman scientist and two films that were too timid to face critics here<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/pop-star-diva-french-hit-transferred-new-york-and-making-sense-vancouver-s-most" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies A Dog’s Way Home Replicas Brian Cranston Is There a Picture Kevin Hart Natalie Portman New Movies po star The Upside The Woman Who Loves Giraffes Vancouver Artists Vox Lux Fri, 11 Jan 2019 13:28:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23951 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com RBG’s early triumphs; a gem of a Canadian movie and old and new films from Italy https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/rbg-s-early-triumphs-gem-canadian-movie-and-old-and-new-films-italy And one lone horror movie on the side<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/rbg-s-early-triumphs-gem-canadian-movie-and-old-and-new-films-italy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Downtown Eastside fascism Italian Film Fest I’m Back New Movies On the Basis of Sex populism Quebec film Ruth Bader Ginsberg The Fireflies are Gone The Man Who Bought the Moon Tutti A Casa –Power to the People V6A Vancouver Fri, 04 Jan 2019 13:47:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23948 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Christian Bale becomes Cheney, a James Baldwin novel gets to the screen and World War I is re-visioned https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/christian-bale-becomes-cheney-james-baldwin-novel-gets-screen-and-world-war-i-re Also: Holmes and Watson take a pass, it seems<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/christian-bale-becomes-cheney-james-baldwin-novel-gets-screen-and-world-war-i-re" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies American government Amy Adams Christian Bale Dick Cheney Holmes & Watson If Beale Street Could Talk James Baldwin New Movies Peter Jackson racism restored films They Shall Not Grow Old Vice Will Ferrell comedy World War I Mon, 24 Dec 2018 15:34:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23946 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Aquaman, just big that's all, Mary Poppins, charming again, and 3 more about or for kids https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/aquaman-just-big-thats-all-mary-poppins-charming-again-and-3-more-about-or-kids But there’s more: Jennifer Lopez lively as a career woman, Julia Roberts caring for an addict son, Steve Carell, fighting Nazis as therapy and three women in and out of Queen Anne’s bed<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/aquaman-just-big-thats-all-mary-poppins-charming-again-and-3-more-about-or-kids" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies action figures addiction Aquaman Ben is Back Bumblebee career woman comic book hero Emily Blunt families Mary Poppins Returns Mirai Nazis New Movies Second Act Shoplifters sibling rivalry Steve Carell The Favourite Transformers Welcome to Marwen Fri, 21 Dec 2018 15:40:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23945 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Roma, one of the year’s best, animated Spider-Man, also a best, Mary Queen of Scots, not an equal https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/roma-one-year-s-best-animated-spider-man-also-best-mary-queen-scots-not-equal Also a rare Peter Jackson-produced dud, a toned-down Deadpool re-release, a self-destructive country singer and a Clint Eastwood film under-promoted around here<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/roma-one-year-s-best-animated-spider-man-also-best-mary-queen-scots-not-equal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Alfonso Cuarón Animation blaze Clint Eastwood country music English history Margot Robbie Mary Queen of Scots Mexico Mortal Engine New Movies Once Upon a Deadpool re-release Roma Ryan Reynolds Saoirse Ronan Spider-Man: Into the Spider Verse The Mule Vancouver-filmed young adult novel Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:36:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23942 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com