Monthly Archives: July 2008

The Savages

The Savages (2007, Director: Tamara Jenkins): Described by at least one critic as a “com­ing-of-middle-age” film, Tamara Jenkins’ quietly power­ful film cov­ers some ground famil­iar to many of us enter­ing (or endur­ing) our forties. John Savage (Philip Seymour Hoffman) and … Continue read­ing

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Shorts on the Roof

One of the great regrets from our recent trip to New York was miss­ing a Rooftop Films screen­ing in Brooklyn. Despite hav­ing bought tick­ets online ahead of time, we were just too exhausted from a long, hot Saturday to make … Continue read­ing

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Hollywoozy

Through the won­ders of Twitter, I dis­covered today that domain name expert (and Toronto nat­ive) Bill Sweetman has offi­cially launched Hollywoozy, a blog about domain names for Hollywood movies. Bill gives the stu­dios a star rat­ing from one to five­based … Continue read­ing

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TIFF 2008: Antenna Up!

Well, it’s that time of year again. The announce­ments are com­ing thick and fast around the lineup for this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, which will run from September 4–13. A few days ago, I put in my order for … Continue read­ing

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The Most Beautiful Night in the World (Sekai de Ichiban Utsukushii Yoru)

The Most Beautiful Night in the World (Sekai de Ichiban Utsukushii Yoru) (2008, Director: Daisuke Tengan): Thanks to the good folks at the J-Films Powwow blog, I wound up with a free ticket to this film, screen­ing as part of … Continue read­ing

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