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A stunning Holocaust drama, young adults battling invaders and Robert De Niro in a stinker
Also Noam Chomsky on the seeds of inequality and Canada’s first 3-D movie rediscovered
Jan 21st, 2016
This is 40, The Guilt Trip and Jack Reacher are just OK: A Late Quartet and Rust and Bone shine
Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann are worried about aging in This is 40.
Dec 21st, 2012
The Iron Lady, A Dangerous Method, Beauty and the Beast in 3D, Contraband
Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher. Should we celebrate?
Jan 13th, 2012
The Three Musketeers, A Better Life, Martha Marcy May Marlene and four other new films opening this week and next
Alexandre Dumas wouldn’t recognize his classic tale, but The (new) Three Musketeers is campy fun
Oct 15th, 2011
Sanctum, A Drummer’s Dream, What Women Want (Chinese version) and Guido, Superstar. But not The Roommate.
James Cameron takes us underwater again, and spelunking, in Sanctum. Read more about the thriller he supervised but didn’t direct.
Feb 4th, 2011
Tron Legacy, The Fighter, Made in Dagenham, Yogi Bear, and three other holiday films
Tron Legacy, one of the most expensive movies ever, was filmed here in Vancouver. Is it worth the money? (read more)
Dec 17th, 2010
Easy A, The Town, Alpha and Omega, Cole, Devil, The Virginity Hit, plus Tati, the genius
Two teen comedies arrive on the same weekend. Emma Stone stars in Easy A, the better one (by far). (Read more)
Sep 17th, 2010