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David Chen: Burning the fields before the election

By mass upzoning most of Vancouver, this takes away the financial risk to developers to create high-density housing and it will sacrifice huge amounts of developer fees needed to build community amenities like community centres and green spaces.


VIFF 2018: Carmen and Lola

Perhaps the most telling detail of Carmen and Lola, a competent, detailed portrait of adolescent awakening in the giant closet of a Spanish gitanos community, is how Lola and Carmen talk to each other.


VIFF 2018: At War

Ruthless in exposing the pathologies of corporate culture and the fatuousness of its defenders (and its victim-enablers), Stéphane Brizé’s red-blooded drama is structured as a series of conflicts that lead to that final showdown.


VIFF 2018: The Sisters Brothers

Jacques Audiard’s new western starts disorientingly in the dark, with a few shouts before you make out the orange burst of gunfire in the night.


The Girl I Miss

seems to have become trapped inside a microwaved version of herself, all bloated and bubbling....


Granville Island

You were with your children waiting by the soup stand.... I was in line waiting also across from...