Archive for the ‘Movies’ Category

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Robocop: Vancouver Convention Centre

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Last year, the production team behind Robocop moved to Vancouver to film reshoots for the upcoming February released movie. This was to accommodate both Joel Kinnaman and Gary Oldman.

Both were already in Vancouver. Joel was here filming TV Show The Killing and Gary was here to film the sequel to Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.

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Fifty Shades of Grey: Christian saves Ana from a bike accident

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As you might be aware, Fifty Shades of Grey were filming a scene in Gastown, Vancouver this morning. It involved Christian (Jamie Dornan) rescuing Ana (Dakota Johnson) from being struck down by a bicycle.

The security on the set was pretty tight with crew members holding up screens and umbrellas to stop any pictures getting taken.

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Fifty Shades of Grey: Jamie and Dakota filming in Gastown

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After having to cancel the shoot in Gastown a couple of weeks ago due to bevy snow, Fifty Shades of Grey retuned to the location today to film the bicycle scene.

Today is their last day of shooting too before they break for Christmas hiatus, so you can imagine how much interest there was in the scene.

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes – Trailer

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A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth’s dominant species.

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Fifty Shades of Grey: UBC Filming

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Fifty Shades of Grey have been filming in Vancouver for about a month now and I am yet to visit any of their sets. It’s not that I don’t want to go, I’ve just been busy with other things.

They have been at UBC for the last two days and are due to be back there tomorrow to film scenes of Washington State University – Vancouver student Ana’s graduation ceremony.

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Unbroken: Werris Creek filming

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We’re very lucky here at VCF to have friends all over the world. One of those friends is Tyler James. Tyler lives in Australia where Angelia Jolie is currently filming her movie, Unbroken.

Unbroken is a chronicle of the life of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic runner who was taken prisoner by Japanese forces during World War II.

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The Interview at the Vancouver Art Gallery

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Last night Seth Rogen and James Franco were on location at the Vancouver Art Gallery filming a scene for their upcoming movie “The Interview”.

The scene took place in front of the steps on the plaza side of the gallery where many street vendors such as “Serious Sausage” were setup and extras passed back and forth to make the location feel like New York City.

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Leap 4 Your Life

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Winning isn’t everything….it’s the ONLY thing!

That’s the tagline for the movie that won the MustSeeBC Audience Must See Film competition as part of VIFF this year. The mother and daughter written and produced mokumnentary is eighty minutes of laughter from start to finish.