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Your numerology cycles April 16–30
Disney wildlife times two, a blast at American politics and...
Your numerology cycles April 1–15
More streaming ideas take you to Brazil, low-life China and...
Movie theatres are shut down, so what’s streaming?
Your numerology cycles March 16–31
Three women lead off a long line-up of new movies in town
Pixar’s new one, Onward, new laughs from Greed and a new...
Your numerology cycles March 1–15
Ordinary Love, superb, three superior Canadian films and...
At VIFF, new work by Juliette Binoche, Belgium’s Dardenne Brothers and Quebec’s François Girard
Plus a shameful case of indigenous hurt in Canada, an extraordinary mother from Germany and an ancient play made contemporary in both Sicily and Beirut
Oct 2nd, 2019
Stephen King’s evil clown is back, A Colony leads three good Quebec films and young players learn their music and tour
Also a creepy art project and protest in The Proposal
Sep 6th, 2019
Doing it like Elton John, looking for justice in Canada, defying convention in Bollywood
Also Denys Arcand’s rant about the evils of money, a compassionate court dealing with sex trade workers and a series coming soon to showcase a celebrated woman filmmaker from France
May 31st, 2019
Romance under stress, Nicole Kidman with a different look and the King Arthur story for modern kids
Also some animated fun from Quebec and an inscrutable film with Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway.
Jan 24th, 2019
45 Years, a gem about seniors; big-sea action in The Finest Hours, and short Oscar hopefuls
Also Al Purdy, a Canadian poet you should know more about, and a young boy’s angst in The Demons
Jan 29th, 2016
Furious 7, Woman in Gold and While We’re Young: reviews
Car stunts, court cases and unease about aging lead a long and varied movie menu for Easter
Apr 2nd, 2015
Vancouver Movies: Three newly arrived films and looking back at my best 10 of 2014
Boyhood is my choice for best film of last year
Jan 1st, 2015
New at the movies: modern takes on a popular fairy tale, the bad old west and life on a farm
Angelina Jolie sparks as the wicked fairy Maleficent
May 29th, 2014
The real story of the Canadian-Iran caper; Atom Egoyan’s take on the West Memphis 3 and I, Frankenstein
Ken Taylor on the Iran Hostage crisis, as well as three legally-railroaded teens and a new version of Frankenstein’s monster lead the new films this week
Jan 24th, 2014
A few VIFF picks for the weekend, including Le Week-End
Jim Broadbent and Lindsay Duncan spend their anniversary in Paris but find a lot has changed
Oct 2nd, 2013