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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,...
Your numerology cycles June 1–15
Mission Control: "Ce qu'on attend de moi"
Aladdin drops in again, the Booksmart girls wonder what...
Photos: Elle King shakes up Vancouver
Broaching a Bake-off w/o a recipe
John C. Reilly
New films bring harrowing drama, amiable humor or incoherent posturing
Also hope for the future with some teenage scientists in a world-class competition
Jan 17th, 2019
Green Book, the film of the year so far, plus new visits by Robin Hood and Ralph
Also, another Rocky-driven bout, patriarchy and medicine in old Vienna and the start of a brand new film festival
Nov 23rd, 2018
A Star is Born, a triumph, The Sisters Brothers, Canadian-American, and new VIFF picks like The Happy Prince
Also Marvel’s newest and VIFF’s looking back at the disco and jazz eras, thinking about democracy and watching youth in two countries get into trouble
Oct 5th, 2018
A great new Planet of the Apes, cultural discord in Tanna and songs of aboriginal history in The Road Forward
And two more: a queer Ornithologist and sexy, foul-mouthed nuns in The Little Hours
Jul 13th, 2017
The Master, Argo and Lincoln are in my top 10 movies of the year
Philip Seymour Hoffman is The Master and Joaquin Phoenix his newest disciple in my choice for best film of the year. There's also a definite worst movie of 2012.
Dec 28th, 2012
Wreck-It-Ralph, Flight, The Sessions, Midnight’s Children and The Invisible War: reviews
John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman and Jane Lynch are the main voices in the very entertaining animated movie Wreck-It-Ralph
Nov 2nd, 2012
War Horse, Tin Tin, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo and more big movies for Christmas
Steven Spielberg brings us both War Horse and The Adventures of Tin Tin this holiday season.
Dec 22nd, 2011
One Day, Terri, Fright Night, Spy Kids 4, The Help upgraded, a flashy car racer and one of the funniest films ever
Jim Sturgess and Anne Hathaway play the almost lovers in One Day. Popular novel, but what of the movie?
Aug 19th, 2011
Unknown, Cedar Rapids, The Infidel, Sell Out!, I Am #4 and Canada’s 10 Best
Liam Neeson has lost his memory, his identity and his wife in Unknown. Diane Kruger may be able to help. (read more)
Feb 18th, 2011