Monthly Archives: May 2007

Red Road

Red Road (Director: Andrea Arnold, UK/Denmark, 2006): I saw Red Road back in September as part of TIFF, and it was def­in­itely one of my favour­ites. The dir­ector was on hand to explain the concept behind “The Advance Party”, a … Continue read­ing

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Blue Vinyl

Blue Vinyl (Directors: Daniel B. Gold and Judith Helfand, USA, 2002): After see­ing and enjoy­ing Helfand and Gold’s latest film Everything’s Cool at Hot Docs this year, I was look­ing for­ward to see­ing this, their first film. Let’s just say … Continue read­ing

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Glastonbury

Glastonbury (Director: Julien Temple, UK, 2006): For those on my side of the Atlantic who are not famil­iar with it, the Glastonbury Festival is England’s ver­sion of Woodstock and Burning Man rolled into one. Over the course of a long … Continue read­ing

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Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room

Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (Director: Alex Gibney, USA, 2005): It took a little while for me to get around to see­ing Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005) but it was worth it. Everyone knows some­thing … Continue read­ing

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Gummo

Gummo (Director: Harmony Korine, USA, 1997): Writer/director Harmony Korine is one strange dude. Gummo (1997) is one strange film. It fol­lows two bored kids as they wander around a small town in Ohio look­ing for things to do. They sniff … Continue read­ing

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