Category Archives: Film Festivals

Girls Don’t Fly

Girls Don’t Fly (Director: Monika Grassl): When British expat Jonathan Porter appears onscreen for the first time wearing a t-shirt that says “I AM NOT A WHITE MAN,” you know you’re in for a bumpy flight. You see, Jonathan is … Continue reading

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2015 TIFF CAST Awards Announcement

For the fourth year in a row, I’ve compiled a special edition of the CAST Awards, just based on what people saw during the Toronto International Film Festival. Here are the CAST Top 10 based on the votes of 29 … Continue reading

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TIFF 2015 Preview: Chevalier

Athina Rachel Tsangari produced several of Yorgos Lanthimos’ films, notably Dogtooth (2009) and Alps (2011), both of which I’ve seen and enjoyed. I missed her last feature Attenberg (2010), but it’s clear that she and Lanthimos share a certain absurd … Continue reading

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TIFF 2015 Preview: Brooklyn

It’s been quite some time since I’ve done a TIFF preview, and I don’t know how many of these I’ll be able to squeeze in before the festival starts, but this morning’s press conference contained some exciting stuff and I’d … Continue reading

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Interview: Zachary Jones (FilmFreeway)

Disclosure: FilmFreeway is the exclusive submissions platform for my short film screening series Shorts That Are Not Pants, but this interview was unsolicited and I received no compensation or advantage for conducting it. In just over 18 months, Vancouver startup … Continue reading

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