Volkmar Richter Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/160 en Lucky Logan, Step and Dave Made a Maze: late summer fun at the movies and a dash of uplift http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/lucky-logan-step-and-dave-made-maze-late-summer-fun-movies-and-dash-uplift Also The Hitman’s Bodyguard, which tries to be fun, Ingrid Goes West, a timely caution, and Nocturama’s musings on revolution or is it terrorism?<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/lucky-logan-step-and-dave-made-maze-late-summer-fun-movies-and-dash-uplift" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Adam Driver Aubrey Plaza Channing Tatum Daniel Craig Dave Made a Maze Elizabeth Olsen Hillary Swank Ingrid Goes West Lucky Logan New Movies Nocturama Peter Mansbridge Revolution Ryan Reynolds Samuel L. Jackson Social Media Step Stephen Soderbergh terrorism The Hitman’s Bodyguard urban blacks Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:17:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23623 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Family dysfunction in The Glass Castle and contrasting aboriginal lives in Wind River and Rumble http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/family-dysfunction-glass-castle-and-contrasting-aboriginal-lives-wind-river-and Also a rare peek inside a Hasidic enclave, anguish over infidelity in New York and mild scares from a haunted doll<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/family-dysfunction-glass-castle-and-contrasting-aboriginal-lives-wind-river-and" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies aboriginal music Annabella Brie Larson Edie Falco Elizabeth Olsen Graham Greene Hasidic community haunted doll indians Jenny Slate Jeremy Renner John Turturro landline Menashe New Movies Nut Job 2 Rumble The Glass Castle Wind River Woody Harrelson Fri, 11 Aug 2017 15:33:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23620 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Racist police in Detroit, Al Gore undeterred in his Inconvenient Sequel and Coogan and Brydon on the road again http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/racist-police-detroit-al-gore-undeterred-his-inconvenient-sequel-and-coogan-and Also Stephen King’s Dark Tower, classy Moka from France, fantasy with Brigsby Bear and up close with the Wiki Leaks guy in Risk<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/racist-police-detroit-al-gore-undeterred-his-inconvenient-sequel-and-coogan-and" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Also Stephen King’s Dark Tower classy Moka from France fantasy with Brigsby Bear and up close with the Wiki Leaks guy in Risk Fri, 04 Aug 2017 13:48:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23614 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Women of various types, in Atomic Blonde, Lady Macbeth and a typical film noir http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/women-various-types-atomic-blonde-lady-macbeth-and-typical-film-noir Also a film series about faith and transcendence visits traditional healers in the Amazon and blares against noise pollution everywhere<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/women-various-types-atomic-blonde-lady-macbeth-and-typical-film-noir" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Atomic Blonde Charlize Theron faith Film noir hallucinogens In Pursuit of Silence James McAvoy Lady Macbeth New Movies Night Editor noise pollution religion Russian novel traditional healing Women in Film Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:51:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23610 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Spectacular scenes at Dunkirk, poignant fantasy in A Ghost Story and movie treasures found in Dawson City http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/spectacular-scenes-dunkirk-poignant-fantasy-ghost-story-and-movie-treasures-found Also Marion Cotillard goes sexy in her latest film and Sikh history is corrected in The Black Prince<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/spectacular-scenes-dunkirk-poignant-fantasy-ghost-story-and-movie-treasures-found" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies A Ghost Story boomtown Casey Affleck Christopher Nolan Dawson City Dunkirk fantasy From the Land of the Moon gold rush India Kenneth Brannagh Marion Cotillard New Movies Queen Victoria Rooney Mara sex urges Sikh history silent films The Black Prince The Punjab war movies Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:26:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23608 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com A great new Planet of the Apes, cultural discord in Tanna and songs of aboriginal history in The Road Forward http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/great-new-planet-apes-cultural-discord-tanna-and-songs-aboriginal-history-road And two more: a queer Ornithologist and sexy, foul-mouthed nuns in The Little Hours<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/great-new-planet-apes-cultural-discord-tanna-and-songs-aboriginal-history-road" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Alison Brie Andy Serkis Aubrey Plaza Dave Franco filmed in Vancouver indigenous history John C. Reilly Marie Clements musical story New Movies primitive culture queer films randy nuns Tanna The Decameron The Little Hours The Ornithologist The Road Forward War for the Planet of the Apes Woody Harrelson Fri, 14 Jul 2017 12:20:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23604 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Spider-Man new and improved, a classic rock festival and talking away the troubles in Northern Ireland http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/spider-man-new-and-improved-classic-rock-festival-and-talking-away-troubles-northern Also a little-known attempt to assassinate Hitler, immigrant humor in a radio station and perplexing doings with artistic types<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/spider-man-new-and-improved-classic-rock-festival-and-talking-away-troubles-northern" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies 13 Minutes Afghani rock assassination Colm Meaney Gestapo Hermia and Helena Hitler interrogation IRA Iranian immigrants Jimi Hendrix Metallica Michael Keaton Monterey Pop New Movies Northern Ireland Radio Dreams Robert Downey Jr. Spider-Man Homecoming The Journey Timothy Spall Tom Holland Fri, 07 Jul 2017 10:41:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23599 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Reviews of Baby Driver, great fun, The Big Sick, charming rom com and Despicable Me 3 noisy animation http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/reviews-baby-driver-great-fun-big-sick-charming-rom-com-and-despicable-me-3-noisy Also war’s real victims in Nowhere to Run, sexual unease for The Beguiled and mortality hovering over The Hero<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/reviews-baby-driver-great-fun-big-sick-charming-rom-com-and-despicable-me-3-noisy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies Animation Ansel Elgort Baby Driver bank heist car chases Colin Farrell Despicable Me 3 Edgar Wright Iraq war Jon Hamm Kirsten Dunst mortality New Movies Nicole Kidman Nowhere to Run old age romantic comedy Sam Elliott The Beguiled The Big Sick The Hero villainy Fri, 30 Jun 2017 13:50:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23592 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Anthony Hopkins playing with Transformers, Harmonium’s potent Japanese drama and something not to do on vacation http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/anthony-hopkins-playing-transformers-harmonium-s-potent-japanese-drama-and-something Also the only bank indicted for 2008’s financial crisis, a “nice Jewish girl” finally getting recognition for her photography and Keanu Reeves in a dystopian novelty<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/anthony-hopkins-playing-transformers-harmonium-s-potent-japanese-drama-and-something" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies 47 Meters Down Abacus Alan Ginsberg Anthony Hopkins Banks dystopian films Elsa Dorfman Harmonium Japanese drama Keanu Reeves Mandy Moore Mark Wahlberg Michael Bay New Movies Optimus Prime photography Sharks Transformers vacation trip Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:58:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23590 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Multiple Cate Blanchetts in Manifesto, Salma Hayek’s dissent in Beatriz at Dinner and facing obsolescence in Cars 3 http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/multiple-cate-blanchetts-manifesto-salma-hayek-s-dissent-beatriz-dinner-and-facing Also: life well-observed in The Commune, a different kind of boxing movie with Olli Mäki and a dodgy bio of rapper Tupac Shakur<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/newmovies/multiple-cate-blanchetts-manifesto-salma-hayek-s-dissent-beatriz-dinner-and-facing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Movies All Eyez on Me Beatriz at Dinner Cars 3 Cate Blanchett Davey Moore Finland John Lithgow manifesto New Movies Owen Wilson Rap Music Salma Hayek The Commune The Happiest Day in the Life of OllI Mäki Trump-like Tupac Shakur Fri, 16 Jun 2017 13:58:00 +0000 Volkmar Richter 23588 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com