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Christian Bale becomes Cheney, a James Baldwin novel gets to the screen and World War I is re-visioned
Also: Holmes and Watson take a pass, it seems
Dec 24th, 2018
A third Hobbit, a new Annie and a persecuted genius in The Imitation Game
Also check out The Vancouver Asahi for a bit of local history seen through Japanese eyes.
Dec 19th, 2014
The Hobbit part 2 should be better than this. Two strong documentaries and some seasonal series offer alternatives
Middle Earth comes alive again but there’s excess in the second Hobbit film
Dec 12th, 2013
Snitch, Dark Skies, West of Memphis, Crazy Horse and Detropia: reviews
An infamous miscarriage of justice gets a fourth movie and startling new facts
Feb 21st, 2013
The Hobbit rarely thrills; FDR gets playful in Hyde Park on Hudson and more classic animation from Japan’s Studio Ghibli
Before Lord of the Rings, there came The Hobbit. More adventure with some favorite characters.
Dec 14th, 2012
Crazy Heart is the One To See...Eli, A Spy, and Those Lovely Bones Can Wait
Great work by Jeff Bridges and lesser efforts by Denzel Washington, Jackie Chan and Peter Jackson arrive in theatres today. (Read more)
Jan 15th, 2010