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VIFF review: Maguy Marin’s son explores his mother’s goals through dance-theatre in Time to...

Maguy Marin: Time to Act takes acting and dance to a new level revealing her genius as a choreographer through the camera lens of...
The 2020 Vancouver International Film Festival presents the world premiere of Loretta Sarah Todd’s Monkey Beach as part of this year's virtual and in-cinema offerings. Photo: Monkey Beach the Movie / Facebook.

Vancouver International Film Festival extends its reach

There is a huge benefit to this year's Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) going primarily online as it will allow audiences from across British...
Ben Ratner stars and directs in the film short, Ganjy.

Film review: Ganjy packs an emotional wallop

The aftermath of a boxing match is often bloody, but the aftermath of a boxing career can be tragic. ... this rough yet tender film packs an...
Songs She Wrote About People She Knows

Film review: Songs She Wrote About People She Knows is a charmingly quirky film

Kris Elgstrand writes and directs this quirky Canadian comedy about Carol, played by a deadpan Arabella Bushnell, a woman who attends a music therapy...
Listen Up Philip takes narcissism to new heights.

Film review: Listen Up Philip is a hilariously sad tale of self-involvement

Alex Ross Perry writes and directs this acid funny and unusual told story about a “cruel and miserable” writer who takes narcissism to new...
Filmmaker Xavier Dolan continues to astonish by breaking rules.

Film review: Mommy is a brilliant, vivid film-going experience

Only 25 years old and now onto his fifth feature, filmmaker Xavier Dolan continues to astonish by breaking rules and being boldly playful with...
David Cronenberg's Maps to the Stars is nasty

Film review: Maps To The Stars is nasty

What a nasty place Hollywood is. David Cronenberg directs insider Bruce Wagner’s look at the petty and self-obsessed citizens of Hollywood. Burn victim and emotionally...
Linda Hoagland has created a documentary filled with ‘aww’ moments.

Film review: The Wound and the Gift is warm and fuzzy

Director Linda Hoagland has created a documentary about animals that have been rescued that is filled with ‘aww’ moments. The Wound and the Gift consists of...
Clownwise makes for a quiet funny drama.

Film review: Clownwise is a quiet funny drama

Oskar, Max, and Viktor were a celebrated clown trio in Czechoslovakia 30 years ago. At the height of their popularity Oskar leaves the group to...
The Vancouver Asahi gets bogged down in production values.

Film review: The Vancouver Asahi gets bogged down in production values

The story of how Canada treated Japanese immigrants in the 1930s and 1940s is fraught with shame. The story of Canada’s Japanese baseball team,...

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