Monthly Archives: November 2008

Le Tueur (The Killer)

Le Tueur (The Killer) (2007, Director: Cédric Anger): Dimitry is a hitman visiting Paris with a simple assignment: kill businessman Leo Zimmerman. Only Leo has figured it out and confronts Dimitry before he can do the job, offering him a … Continue reading

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Interview: Stéphanie Trépanier

Evokative Films is a brand-new Canadian film distributor founded in early 2008 with a fresh perspective on the distribution business. With a strong online presence (a bilingual blog, YouTube channel and Facebook page), its mission is “to bring clever, entertaining … Continue reading

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Of Time and the City

Of Time and the City (2008, Director: Terence Davies): Davies’ first film since 2000’s The House of Mirth, and his first documentary, Of Time and the City has been described as a love letter to his birthplace of Liverpool. Even … Continue reading

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Flower in the Pocket

Flower in the Pocket (Director: Liew Seng Tat): Just before the screening, I overheard someone praising the Malaysian filmmakers’ ability to tell interesting stories on miniscule budgets and then when the film was introduced, it was revealed that this film … Continue reading

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Oscar Doc Shortlist Announced

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced their documentary shortlist yesterday. Here are the 15 films selected: At the Death House Door (review) The Betrayal (Nerakhoon) Blessed is the Match: The Life and Death of Hannah Seneesh Encounters … Continue reading

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