Monthly Archives: January 2010

Top Gear Seasons 11 and 12

Editor’s Note: Top Gear Seasons 11 and 12 were released on DVD in the US and Canada on January 12 by Warner Brothers. You can help Toronto Screen Shots by buy­ing from or I don’t own a car. … Continue read­ing

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Maelström (Director: Denis Villeneuve): My first expos­ure to Villeneuve’s work was his wickedly funny and styl­ish short Next Floor, and his latest fea­ture Polytechnique just won the award for Best Canadian Film of 2009 from the Toronto Film Critics Association, … Continue read­ing

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Last Train Home

Update — January 2011: I’m happy to report that KinoSmith is releas­ing the film on DVD in March 2011. Order your copy here. Editor’s Note: Doc Soup is a monthly doc­u­ment­ary screen­ing pro­gramme run by the good folks at Hot … Continue read­ing

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NFB Goes 3D and HD!

Celebrating the one year anniversary of their online screen­ing room, and fol­low­ing the suc­cess of such 3D titles as Avatar and Up, Canada’s National Film Board has con­tin­ued to innov­ate by mak­ing some of the films in its online screen­ing … Continue read­ing

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Mine was the December 2009 selec­tion of Film Movement Canada, a sub­scrip­tion ser­vice that brings the best of inde­pend­ent cinema to your door each month. Though it’s only recently launched here, Film Movement has oper­ated in the US for sev­eral … Continue read­ing

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