After the release of Family Plot, Alfred Hitchcock wrote François Truffaut a letter
Events / Film Reviews / Fun Stuff / Vancity Theatre / VIFF 2015

After the release of Family Plot, Alfred Hitchcock wrote François Truffaut a letter

Originally posted on January 13, 2014 by Jordan Richardson Source: Hitchmania: Final Observations After the release of Family Plot, Alfred Hitchcock wrote François Truffaut a letter. “Now, as you realize, you are a free person to make whatever you want,” Hitch told the French filmmaker and critic. “I, on the other hand, can only make … Continue reading

Film Reviews / Vancity Theatre / VIFF 2015

Best of 2015: Ex Machina

Originally posted on December 8, 2015 by Jordan Richardson Source: Ex Machina (2015) Tickets: Vancity Theatre, Dec 29 2015 – 5pm  Nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in the 2016 Academy Awards, Alicia Vikander stuns in Alex Garland’s Ex Machina.  Ex Machina is a stirring and stimulating piece of science fiction dynamite. … Continue reading

For Your Consideration: Best of 2015 Series
Awards / Documentaries / Fun Stuff / Vancity Theatre

For Your Consideration: Best of 2015 Series

Ah yes, award season has begun and we couldn’t be more excited! So many films which we’ve screened at Vancity Theatre and at VIFF have made the short list and we couldn’t be more proud of their accomplishments.  A few weeks ago, the IFP Gotham Independent Film Awards took place in New York City, with “Spotlight,” … Continue reading

Insider’s Blog: Arabian Nights
VIFF 2015

Insider’s Blog: Arabian Nights

Originally posted on VIFF:
By Adam Cook Among the most exciting films to look forward to at the Vancouver International Film Festival this year is Arabian Nights. Directed by Miguel Gomes, the Portuguese auteur who earned acclaim with his previous features Our Beloved Month of August (2008) and Tabu (2011), this mega-ambitious work is composed…

Royal Opera House / Vancity Theatre / VIFF 2015

The Royal Opera House Presents…

Guillaume Tell Dec 23 11:00 am     TICKETS Damiano Michieletto makes his Royal Opera House debut with a new production of Rossini’s final opera and greatest masterpiece William Tell, starring Gerald Finley conducted by Antonio Pappano. The Swiss hero William Tell longs to liberate his people from the cruel Austrian occupation. When he helps a … Continue reading