Monthly Archives: July 2007

Book Recommendation: C.W.T.G.M.O.H.G.A.A.T.A.F.I.

Bearing the unwieldiest of titles, Conversations with The Great Moviemakers of Hollywood’s Golden Age at the American Film Institute nevertheless deserves a spot on your summer reading list. AFI founder George Stevens Jr. collects interviews with many of Hollywood’s great … Continue reading

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Sunshine (Director: Danny Boyle, UK, 2007): Last night, courtesy of the good folks at the Toronto After Dark Film Festival, I was able to catch the preview screening of Danny Boyle’s latest film, a sci-fi epic in the old-fashioned sense. … Continue reading

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Interview (Director: Steve Buscemi, USA, 2007): Interview is the first film in a planned trilogy of films honouring Dutch filmmaker Theo Van Gogh, who was murdered in 2004. Each will be a remake of a Van Gogh film directed by … Continue reading

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Rize (Director: David LaChapelle, USA, 2005): David LaChapelle is mostly known for his photography and music videos. If you haven’t seen this documentary film, then you’re probably not familiar with clowning and krumping, a dancing subculture in Los Angeles. The … Continue reading

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TIFF 2007 Site Now Live

The Toronto International Film Fest has launched its new web site, and finally at their own easy-to-remember URL. Previously, the TIFF site was a subdirectory on the page of Bell Canada, our phone company, which always struck me as odd. … Continue reading

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