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All-you-can-eat hors d'oeuvres @ Bard
Conflicting toy movies and two films to mark National...
Giacometti & peers: "no lack of void”
Bronco & Buster mutually saddle up
Your numerology cycles June 16–30
Two comedies about women at work and a stunning documentary...
Nest ½ Empty, House ½ Full
Renowned Tibetan monk Mingyur Rinpoche to speak in Vancouver
Two giant sequels and several worthy smaller films reviewed
Doing it like Elton John, looking for justice in Canada,...
Growth of an artist in Never Look Back, more on How to Train Your Dragon and life with a wrestling family
Also going international: in Spain by an Iranian and in Singapore with a Japanese foodie
Feb 22nd, 2019
Jennifer Lawrence in mother!, Dylan O’Brien in American Assassin and Catherine Deneuve with The Midwife
Also what rodents can tell us about society in Rat Film
Sep 14th, 2017
Summer action with those Caribbean Pirates, Baywatching lifeguards and a couple of adult tourists
Also getting a great jazzman’s story and a replacement groom for a wedding
May 26th, 2017
James Bond entertains in Skyfall, plus Remembrance Day cartoon, two gay films and Jewish Film Festival
Daniel Craig is back in action as Bond, James Bond.
Nov 9th, 2012
Biutiful, Hall Pass, Alamar, a re-edited Justin Bieber and some Academy Award thoughts
Javier Bardem is up for an Oscar for playing a dying criminal and good father in Biutiful. (read more)
Feb 25th, 2011
Vancouver International Film Festival Picks for Day 3
Volkmar Richter’s best bets for Saturday at VIFF include a celebrated acting performance by Javier Bardem, a rousing equal pay campaign, a violent samurai battle and real soldiers fighting in Afghanis
Sep 30th, 2010
Eat, Pray, Love attracts crowds of Vancouver women to Park Theatre
Julia Roberts sails away with sensitive/macho uber hunk Javier Bardem: a match made in middle age heaven.
Linda Solomon Wood
Aug 15th, 2010