Monthly Archives: August 2012

Room 237

Room 237 screens as part of the Vanguard pro­gramme. Check the fest­ival web site for screen­ing times and loc­a­tions. Room 237 (Director: Rodney Ascher): I’ll start with a con­fes­sion. I hadn’t actu­ally watched Stanley Kubrick’s 1980 film The Shining until … Continue read­ing

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TIFF 2012 Shorts: A (Generous) Selection

If you love short film, I’ll remind you that my next Shorts That Are Not Pants screen­ing will be held on Thursday October 11th at the Carlton Cinemas. Advance tick­ets are on sale already. One of the more unique aspects … Continue read­ing

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TIFF 2012 Pressbooks

So if you liked my post on Cannes press­books, I’ve gathered some that look inter­est­ing from the upcom­ing Toronto International Film Festival, which I’ll be attend­ing for the, gulp, 18th year. I’ve gone to the trouble of gath­er­ing not just … Continue read­ing

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Marley

eOne released Marley on DVD and Blu-ray in Canada on August 7, 2012. Help sup­port Toronto Screen Shots by buy­ing it on Amazon.ca. Marley (Director: Kevin Macdonald): Toronto Screen Shots’ con­trib­utor Drew Kerr reviewed this tower­ing doc­u­ment­ary on the life … Continue read­ing

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Fathers and Daughters: The Films of Mia Hansen-Løve at TIFF Bell Lightbox

Though I’ve only seen two of her three films, I’m tre­mend­ously excited that the smart folks at TIFF have seen fit to bring French dir­ector Mia Hansen-Løve to Toronto for a sur­vey of her work so far. Just 31, Hansen-Løve … Continue read­ing

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