Category Archives: Lists

My 2010 List of Lists

Having just come through the mathematical complications of compiling the inaugural CAST Awards, you’d think I’d be put off list-making for a while. But I actually found myself eager to revisit this year-ending tradition, mostly because I was sort of … Continue reading

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My 2009 List of Lists

I’ve been avoiding making any year-end “Best of 2009” list and have been waiting for the flood of other people’s lists to pass me by, but now, goaded by TSS co-founder and now-just-occasional contributor Jay Kerr, I’ve decided to draw … Continue reading

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My Arthouse Education

I’ve just realized that 2009 marks the more-or-less 20th anniversary of the beginning of my cinephilia. Back in the late ’80s, Toronto had a handful of repertory cinemas under the Festival banner. The flagship was the Bloor Cinema, but I … Continue reading

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Top Films of 2008

I’m generally not a fan of year-end “best of” lists but on the other hand, I always seem to have an opinion on every other list I see so it’s only fair that I try to put together my own. … 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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