Monthly Archives: May 2007

Variety: Blogs Reshaping Film Coverage

An interesting article by Variety columnist (and blogger) Anne Thompson claims that film bloggers are here to stay, and that they’re changing the way studios and their publicity departments deal with the media in general. Bloggers have the ability to … Continue reading

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Interview: Charles Gervais

Charles Gervais is the director of ¿¡Revolución!?, which examines the principles of political revolution through what’s happening today in Hugo Chavez’s Venezuela. I spoke to Charles at this year’s Hot Docs. The film opens in Toronto on Friday May 25th, … Continue reading

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The Bothersome Man

The Bothersome Man (Den Brysomme mannen) (Director: Jens Lien, Norway/Iceland, 2006): “Forty-year-old Andreas arrives in a strange city with no memory of how he got there. He is presented with a job, an apartment — even a wife. But before … Continue reading

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Still in Motion

Pamela Cohn, a filmmaker in her own right, has started a blog focussed on documentaries. Still in Motion features some excellent in-depth interviews with filmmakers; in particular, check out the interview with Pernille Rose Grønkjær, director of The Monastery: Mr. … Continue reading

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Bob and Jack’s 52-Year Adventure

Bob and Jack’s 52-Year Adventure (Director: Stu Maddux, USA, 2006): Bob Claunch and Jack Reavley met in the early 1950s when both were stationed with the army in Germany. This charming film charts the course of their love affair over … Continue reading

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