Monthly Archives: August 2011

Our Idiot Brother

Our Idiot Brother opens the­at­ric­ally on Friday August 26, 2011. Our Idiot Brother (Director: Jesse Peretz): For those of us used to see­ing Paul Rudd play the “straight man” in com­ed­ies like I Love You, Man and Knocked Up, it’s … Continue read­ing

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Trigger

This post comes cour­tesy of Monika Bartyzel, freel­ance writer and junkie of Canadian cinema, fre­quently seen at Movies.com and pre­vi­ously sites such as Cinematical and Moviefone.ca. I’m hop­ing to con­vince her to con­trib­ute more of her insight­ful writ­ing in the … Continue read­ing

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Report: Montréal World Film Festival 2011

I’ve just returned from my third annual trip to the Festival des films du monde in Montréal, a city I appre­ci­ate more each time I visit. I was there for five days, and saw 9 films dur­ing my time there. … Continue read­ing

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Calvet

Calvet (Director: Dominic Allan): The story that Jean-Marc Calvet tells in this essen­tially one-man show is so unbe­liev­able that you might find your­self not believ­ing it. But dir­ector Allan, who doesn’t appear in the film, was on hand to assure … Continue read­ing

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She Monkeys (Apflickorna)

She Monkeys (Apflickorna) (Director: Lisa Aschan): We are intro­duced to Emma just as she is join­ing an eques­trian gym­nastics team. Even though she’s the new girl, it’s clear she’s just as com­pet­it­ive and strong as Cassandra, the team’s unspoken leader. … Continue read­ing

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