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Quotable quotes from VFF opening weekend

If there’s one thing you can count on at a film festival, it’s the memorable one-liners you’ll hear on and off screen. My favourite so far is a line by Juliette Lewis , one of the stars of Max McGuire ’s Foreverland.
Director puts soul into film

Director puts soul into film

Max McGuire insists story about a journey to deliver ashes of a childhood friend is not autobiographical
Forgiveness of Blood, Garcia, Rundskop, Girl Model

Forgiveness of Blood, Garcia, Rundskop, Girl Model

FORGIVENESS OF BLOOD Where: Empire Capitol 6 When: Sunday, 9: 15 p.m.

VFF: The morning after the night before

Festivalgoers are still debating the merits of House of Pleasures today -- some saying it was a weird choice as opening gala presentation, others applauding organizers for shaking things up by going out on a limb with such a provocative film.

Is Johnny Depp really here for Victoria Film Festival?

Sorry to get your hopes up. It won’t be Johnny Depp but Victoria’s best known impersonator of the hunky Hollywood superstar you’ll find bumping into actors, directors and film buffs here for the Victoria Film Festival that starts unspooling today.
Why not a zombie film?

Why not a zombie film?

Casey Walker thought zombies would be the perfect way to jump into film
Festival reviews - Theo Fleury: Playing with Fire; Belcanto; The Redemption of General Butt Naked

Festival reviews - Theo Fleury: Playing with Fire; Belcanto; The Redemption of General Butt Naked

Theo Fleury: Playing with Fire Empire Capitol 6 Tonight, 9:15 Rating: Four stars Say what you like about Theoren Fleury, but there's no denying the controversial, deeply troubled former NHL star and sexual abuse survivor's story makes for great cinem

Let the sleep deprivation begin!

Is it really that time of year again already? You bet. It's Christmas for cinephiles, baby.
Assembly-line movies

Assembly-line movies

Director John Landis says fear has turned filmmaking into a corporate enterprise

Victoria Film Festival ready to roll

It is a cinephile's delight. The 18th annual Victoria Film Festival kicks off Friday and the Times Colonist will bring it to you every step of the way. The Times Colonist's Michael D.