Movies

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Okanagan becomes ‘film centre’ as 16 movies shot locally in 2022

We are not just scouting for films to come here, they are starting here: Okanagan film commissioner

 

The Armstrong Regional Co-op presents The Sandlot, Friday, June 24, at Vernon’s DND Grounds starting with gates opening at 6:30 p.m.

Armstrong Co-op pitches outdoor movies

Three films in three North Okanagan communities to help company celebrate its 100th birthday

 

FILE - Ray Liotta, a cast member in the NBC series “Shades of Blue,” poses during the 2018 NBCUniversal Summer Press Day on May 2, 2018, in Universal City, Calif. Liotta, the actor best known for playing mobster Henry Hill in “Goodfellas” and baseball player Shoeless Joe Jackson in “Field of Dreams,” has died. He was 67. A representative for Liotta told The Hollywood Reporter and NBC News that he died in his sleep Wednesday night in the Dominican Republic, where he was filming a new movie. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

North Okanagan extra recalls Liotta chats

Todd Petersen worked on the film Blackway with Liotta, who died May 26. The movie was shot in and around Enderby

 

The Outfit runs May 27 to June 2 at the Salmar Classic. (Contributed)

Shuswap Film Society: The Outfit a well-tailored gangster flick

Cinemaphile by Joanne Sargent

  • May 25, 2022
The Outfit runs May 27 to June 2 at the Salmar Classic. (Contributed)
Australian movie June Again plays the Salmar Classic on Saturday, May 14. (Contributed)
Australian movie June Again plays the Salmar Classic on Saturday, May 14. (Contributed)
Cast member Benedict Cumberbatch arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness,” on Monday, May 2, 2022 at El Capitan Theatre. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP Images)

‘Doctor Strange 2’ conjures up biggest opening of 2022

Superhero extravaganza grossed an estimated $185 million in ticket sales in its first weekend

Cast member Benedict Cumberbatch arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness,” on Monday, May 2, 2022 at El Capitan Theatre. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP Images)
Characters from a galaxy far, far away wave and blast their way along Parksville Street during the Sicamous Canada Day parade on July 1, 2020. (File photo)
Characters from a galaxy far, far away wave and blast their way along Parksville Street during the Sicamous Canada Day parade on July 1, 2020. (File photo)
Beyond the Infinite Two Minutes has one showing at the Salmar Classic, at 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 7. (Contributed)
Beyond the Infinite Two Minutes has one showing at the Salmar Classic, at 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 7. (Contributed)
The Shuswap Film Society presents The Rose Maker at the Salmar Classic on Saturday, April 30. (Contributed)
The Shuswap Film Society presents The Rose Maker at the Salmar Classic on Saturday, April 30. (Contributed)
Peter Dinklage and Haley Bennett star in Cyrano, an adaptation of the 1897 French play Cyrano de Bergerac. The film runs April 15 to 21 at the Salmar Classic. (Contributed)

Shuswap Film Society: Peter Dinklage stars in adaptation of Cyrano de Bergerac

Film runs April 15 to 21 at Salmar Classic

  • Apr 12, 2022
Peter Dinklage and Haley Bennett star in Cyrano, an adaptation of the 1897 French play Cyrano de Bergerac. The film runs April 15 to 21 at the Salmar Classic. (Contributed)
This image released by Paramount Pictures shows Sonic, voiced by Ben Schwartz, in ‘Sonic the Hedgehog 2.’ (Paramount Pictures via AP)

‘Sonic 2’ steals weekend box office, but ‘Ambulance’ stalls

Movie speeds to top of charts, earns $71M in its opening weekend

This image released by Paramount Pictures shows Sonic, voiced by Ben Schwartz, in ‘Sonic the Hedgehog 2.’ (Paramount Pictures via AP)
Nominated for multiple Canadian Screen Awards, Bretten Hannam's Wildhood has two showings at the Salmar Classic on April  9. (Riley Smith photo)
Nominated for multiple Canadian Screen Awards, Bretten Hannam's Wildhood has two showings at the Salmar Classic on April  9. (Riley Smith photo)
Director Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest, Licorice Pizza, plays the Salmar Classic March 18 to 24. (Contributed)
Director Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest, Licorice Pizza, plays the Salmar Classic March 18 to 24. (Contributed)
The team canoeing down the Columbia River during a cold snap in Revelstoke in early 2021. (Contributed by Nick Khattar)

An expedition of learning: Local filmmakers document unique trip down Columbia River

Without a Paddle follows the journey of four snowboarders canoeing between Revelstoke and Mica dams

The team canoeing down the Columbia River during a cold snap in Revelstoke in early 2021. (Contributed by Nick Khattar)
The Vernon Towne Theatre has been closed since Feb. 10, 2022, after sustaining damage from a fire that broke out at a neighbouring business. (Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce photo)

Fire at neighbouring business closes Vernon theatre

The theatre has been closed since Feb. 10 after sustaining damage from a fire that broke out next door

The Vernon Towne Theatre has been closed since Feb. 10, 2022, after sustaining damage from a fire that broke out at a neighbouring business. (Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce photo)
The Shuswap Film Society closes its International Film Festival with 7:30 p.m. showing at the Salmar Classic of India Sweets and Spices on Saturday, Feb. 26. (Contributed)

Shuswap Film Society: International Film Festival closes with India Sweets and Spices

The Shuswap Film Society’s International Film Festival continues with two movies daily…

  • Feb 23, 2022
The Shuswap Film Society closes its International Film Festival with 7:30 p.m. showing at the Salmar Classic of India Sweets and Spices on Saturday, Feb. 26. (Contributed)
Wes Anderson's The French Dispatch, The Shuswap Film Society selection kicking off its International Film Festival, Feb. 18-26. (File photo)

Shuswap Film Society: The French Dispatch to kick off International Film Festival

Festival runs Feb. 18 to 26 at Salmar Classic

  • Feb 16, 2022
Wes Anderson's The French Dispatch, The Shuswap Film Society selection kicking off its International Film Festival, Feb. 18-26. (File photo)
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10 unique and romantic movies to watch on Valentine’s Day

This list goes out to all of you who are homebound on Valentine’s Day

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Rom-com Falling for Figaro plays the Salmar Classic on Feb. 12, 2022. (Contributed)
Rom-com Falling for Figaro plays the Salmar Classic on Feb. 12, 2022. (Contributed)
Tl’etinqox filmmaker Trevor Mack’s Portraits From a Fire plays the Salmar Classic on Saturday, Jan. 29. (Contributed)
Tl’etinqox filmmaker Trevor Mack’s Portraits From a Fire plays the Salmar Classic on Saturday, Jan. 29. (Contributed)