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A dog lover’s cinematic delight, Spielberg’s dip back into the 1980s and another expose of a financial racket
Also the emotional life story of a BC slam poet, and three new films from France (one about the country our peacekeepers are going to)
Mar 29th, 2018
Reviews of Spielberg’s new one, Daniel-Day Lewis’ last and the new Paddington
Also menace on a commuter train, our sick oceans, a Spanish shriek about the world today and Canada’s best
Jan 11th, 2018
A new Tarzan for our times, a friendly giant for the kids and De Palma talking about himself
Also a second-tier John Le Carré, a dialed-down Ibsen play, a slow-starting but strong Italian film and a weird comedown for Daniel Radcliffe
Jun 30th, 2016
The real Steve Jobs, a spy swap by Tom Hanks and our local south Asian gangsters by Deepa Mehta
Also a sex comedy, a lesbian fight for rights, a movie surrealist, a film pioneer and a five-continent study of issues around breastfeeding
Oct 15th, 2015
The past is back in Jurassic Park 3D, Lore, Ginger and Rosa, Evil Dead and Miami Connection
The dinosaurs are back, big and scary as ever in a 20-year-old movie that stands up well.
Apr 5th, 2013
Lincoln’s history lesson,Twilight’s energetic exit and Chasing Ice’s climate change testimony
Two big films for two audiences: the fifth Twilight for young people; Lincoln for the adults.
Nov 16th, 2012
Harry Potter, The Artist, Midnight in Paris: 10 movies I liked best in 2011, plus a new one
Dec 28th, 2011
War Horse, Tin Tin, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo and more big movies for Christmas
Steven Spielberg brings us both War Horse and The Adventures of Tin Tin this holiday season.
Dec 22nd, 2011
The Book of Mormon wins big at 2011 Tony Awards
Creators of the animated satirical comedy South Park, Matt Stone and Trey Parker, captured Broadway by storm this Tony season with their stage debut The Book of Mormon. The irreverent musical stole...
Jun 13th, 2011
Super 8, Little White Lies, Loose Cannons and more
Super 8 is the most interesting film of the week thanks to a well-told story, lots of action and some natural young actors. (Read more)
Jun 10th, 2011