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Multiple Cate Blanchetts in Manifesto, Salma Hayek’s dissent in Beatriz at Dinner and facing obsolescence in Cars 3
Also: life well-observed in The Commune, a different kind of boxing movie with Olli Mäki and a dodgy bio of rapper Tupac Shakur
Jun 16th, 2017
Deadpool high up Vancouver's viaduct, Zoolander back again and a Canadian kid classic remade
And note the extreme sports, some of them brand new, and the environmental issues on view at the Mountain Film Festival
Feb 12th, 2016
Late August fare: two smart films, two Canadian, a bit of imperialism and a lot of dancing
'The End of the Tour' and 'Mistress America' lead the pack but a 'Backcountry' horror and some B.C. mountain men aren’t far behind.
Aug 28th, 2015
Selma, Inherent Vice plus Canada’s 10 Best and a festival of Italian films
A civil rights campaign led by Martin Luther King is recreated in the most prominent of the week’s new films.
Jan 9th, 2015
Ethan Hawke stars in two of the new films this week—one very good, the other very bad
Ethan Hawke is back with Julie Delpy, chatting, bantering brightly and arguing in Before Midnight.
Jun 7th, 2013
Best new movies to see in Vancouver this weekend
Starbuck is a Canadian film well worth celebrating. It played at VIFF and is now in general release.
Oct 14th, 2011
Bad Teacher, Cars 2, Beginners, an epic history from China and a rediscovered sci-fi gem
School’s out. Cameron Diaz has an unpleasant view of it all in Bad Teacher.
Jun 24th, 2011
Midnight in Paris, Woody Allen’s most entertaining film in years. Also X-Men, Beijing Taxi, Orgasm Inc. and fun with exploitation pictures
Owen Wilson acts out Woody Allen’s words and artistic fantasies in Midnight in Paris. (read more)
Jun 3rd, 2011
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
Rock goes wild in Get Him To The Greek, dogs talk in Marmaduke, and geneticists play God in Splice
You've seen then before, with Sarah Marshall. Now Aldous Snow and that stocky guy are in their own movie. (Read more)
Jun 3rd, 2010