Vancouver Sun is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Katherine Monk
An elegant balance between light and dark, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo benefits from Fincher's ascetic treatment, and will silence any of the naysayers who felt the whole American version was little more than a money grab.
Posted Jun 20, 2017
Rise of the Guardians (2012)
Lost in a dizzying sea of images that will no doubt dazzle the senses, the viewer will cling to the handful of scenes where we're treated to dramatic dialogue and character development -- because they're surprisingly solid.
Posted Nov 20, 2012
Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)
Easily the worst outing in an already mediocre movie series.
Posted Sep 13, 2012
A solid, character-based drama that speaks to the disappointments of middle age and mortality in general, Collaborator doesn't let anyone off the hook -- not even the viewer.
Posted Jul 17, 2012
The Dictator (2012)
Not all comedy can be redeemed with gooey sentiment or a man hug in the final frames, but The Dictator makes good on its promise of a raunchy comedy with a worthy message, and delivers lowbrow yuks with high-minded intellect.
Posted May 11, 2012
The Muppets (2011)
An altogether charming, smart and strangely moving little movie.
Posted Jan 4, 2012
Like Crazy (2011)
This movie creates an emotional collage of those moments that eventually decide the fate of every couple. Sweet, subtle and perfectly acted, Like Crazy is easy to fall for.
Posted Oct 27, 2011
Friends With Benefits (2011)
There's some fun in this if you stick with it.
Posted Aug 24, 2011
Bart Got a Room (2009)
Hecker's film finds a charm that eludes most movies dependent on misplaced prostitutes, bedroom sex noises and male insecurities.
Posted May 15, 2009