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Reviews of an unexpected charmer, a really red wedding and a local boy who shines in a mediocre movie
Also: documentaries about Toni Morrison and the power of water and an action thriller with Gerard Butler
Aug 22nd, 2019
Borg vs McEnroe, one of two real-life male contests in today’s VIFF picks
The other shows Engels prodding Marx to get more revolutionary. Plus, ratings of two other films.
Oct 10th, 2017
An unusual Accountant, a portrait of American Honey and some animated girl power
Also Martin Sheen as a priest, Carol Shields’ last novel now a movie and a BC award winner called Violent
Oct 14th, 2016
Movie reviews: Lawless, Compliance, Possession, and more
Prohibition and small town southern U.S. are nicely re-created in Lawless.
Aug 31st, 2012
Robert Redford takes over City Hall
While everyone's attention was on the election last week, a real takeover at City Hall.
Nov 23rd, 2011
Has anyone seen Mark Zuckerberg?
Anyone seen Mark Zuckerberg? A Twit-rumour has it that Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg is in Vancouver. It got some of the major news media curious. And everyone else along with them....
Oct 8th, 2011
Move over Matt Damon, Shia LaBeouf is here.
Move over Matt Damon. The star who was in town filming Elysium this summer has now been replaced by an even hotter hunk. Transformers star Shia LaBeouf has arrived in Vancouver. He's ...
Sep 30th, 2011
Bieber dumped. Too immature.
Selena Gomez supposedly dumped "immature" Justin Bieber.
Aug 22nd, 2011
Transformers Dark of the Moon, Larry Crowne, The Mountie and a Czech retrospective
The shapeshifting toys are back in Transformers: Dark of the Moon, one of the biggest movies of the summer but a blow to history. (read more)
Jul 1st, 2011