Kristen Stewart and the Beyond in Personal Shopper
Adam Cook / Features / Film Reviews / Vancity Theatre / VIFF 2016

Kristen Stewart and the Beyond in Personal Shopper

Kristen Stewart and the Beyond in Personal Shopper By Adam Cook Kristen Stewart’s transformation from the teenaged face of the Twilight franchise to an award-winning actor of international acclaim may seem like it happened overnight. The truth is that her talent and singular screen presence were there from the outset (take a look at 2009’s … Continue reading

An interview with Linda Ohama about A New Moon Over Tohoku
Adam Cook / Filmmakers / Interviews / Vancity Theatre / VIFF 2016

An interview with Linda Ohama about A New Moon Over Tohoku

An interview with Linda Ohama about A New Moon Over Tohoku By Adam Cook Linda Ohama’s new documentary, A New Moon Over Tohoku compassionately chronicles the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear accident that devastated the coastal Japanese region of Tohoku through numerous interviews with survivors. An essential look into one of the most devastating natural … Continue reading

VIFF at the Golden Globes
Awards / Filmmakers / News Blast / VIFF 2016

VIFF at the Golden Globes

The whole VIFF office (along with the rest of the entertainment world) was abuzz after Sunday night’s 74th Annual Golden Globes Awards! Of course there was the fact that “La La Land” completely slayed in every category it was nominated and walked away with a Golden Globes record-breaking seven awards, an incredible feat for many reasons that … Continue reading

Trailer Tuesday
Documentaries / dragons and tigers / Environment / Trailers / Vancity Theatre / VIFF 2016

Trailer Tuesday

Enjoy these captivating trailers for some of our upcoming films screening at the Vancouver International Film Centre, ranging from the fascinating story of elephants formerly held in captivity being set free to the important journey of three grandmas who were “Japanese comfort women” during World War II and the haunting real life story of a … Continue reading

Fire at Sea
Adam Cook / Documentaries / Film Reviews / Vancity Theatre / VIFF 2016

Fire at Sea

Fire at Sea By Adam Cook One of the most talked about films of the year is Gianfranco Rosi’s masterful documentary, Fire at Sea. After having picked up the Golden Bear back in February—the Berlin Film Festival’s top prize—the film has gone onto rave reviews from critics and audiences around the world. It’s being described … Continue reading