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Reviews of the new Star Wars, the latest Churchill and a bunch of awards nominees
Also a gay love story with Oscar buzz, the leading Golden Globe contender and two more
Dec 14th, 2017
The Revenant and Mad Max lead the Academy Awards nominations
OSCAR NOMINATIONS: They came down today close to what most observers expected. With a few surprises. The Revenant, with 12, got too many, I think. And with two slots for Best Picture left blank...
Jan 14th, 2016
Two new films and 10 favorites of 2015
Only two new ones this week, both at the Van City Theatre. And even though one of them is a three-parter, I’ve got room to look back on a pretty good movie year and pick my favourites. Here’s...
Dec 31st, 2015
Reviews of the new Star Wars movie, The Danish Girl, Sisters and Youth
Also three at the VanCity Theatre for fans of movies, modern art or animation
Dec 17th, 2015
Star Wars: Reveal of the Jedi A Burlesque Re-Imagining
Geekenders completes their epic burlesque adventure trilogy with a Vegas-style spectacular that combines striptease, comedy, dance, and an abiding love for geeky classics.
Dec 2nd, 2014
The Monuments Men, The Lego Movie and celebrations of animated films, special effects, the outdoors and Jean-Luc Godard
Is The Lego Movie really better than George Clooney’s new one? Strange but true.
Feb 7th, 2014
Fan Expo brings geekgasm to Vancouver Convention Centre
Stan Lee, Michael Rooker, James Marsters, Juliet Landau and Nichelle Nichols in attendance.
Apr 30th, 2013
VIFF Film and TV Forum unites top-notch talent
The 27th Annual VIFF's Film and TV Forum opened yesterday (through Sept 28), bringing experts in filmmaking, TV and new media to help other professionals to develop new projects and explore current...
Sep 27th, 2012
Greg Berridge "proud" of local 3D talent at upcoming SIGGRAPH animation conference
The office door closes as outside, and the rumbling hubbub of Vancouver Film School students quiets down to a murmur. As the door locks with a 'click', Greg Berridge, Senior...
Jul 19th, 2011
Disneyland Resort: American dream lives here
"How much for a two day pass?" "Three hundred and sixty-seven dollars, and that gets you into both parks," the cashier said, flashing a made-in-Disney smile. "I only want to go to Disneyland," I...
Linda Solomon Wood
Jan 13th, 2008