Category Archives: Special Events

McCabe and Mrs. Miller

McCabe and Mrs. Miller will screen at TIFF Bell Lightbox with an intro­duc­tion from its cine­ma­to­grapher Vilmos Zsigmond on Friday August 8 at 6:15pm. McCabe and Mrs. Miller (Director: Robert Altman): In Robert Altman’s “revi­sion­ist Western,” the smell of saw­dust … Continue read­ing

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Company Man: The Best of Robert Altman at TIFF Bell Lightbox

Robert Altman is a dir­ector I’ve always loved and respec­ted. I loved that he dir­ec­ted indus­trial films in his twen­ties, made tele­vi­sion in his thirties, and was well into his forties before he began mak­ing fea­ture films. He has also … Continue read­ing

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Win Tickets to July 18 Shorts That Are Not Pants

I know I’ve been neg­lect­ing you, dear reader. I’ve been busy with lots of things, chief among them my quarterly short film screen­ing series, Shorts That Are Not Pants. But to reward any­one who is still find­ing their way here … Continue read­ing

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Inaugural Lost Episode Festival Toronto This Weekend

Don’t be LEFT out! The very first Lost Episode Festival Toronto (LEFT) is tak­ing place this week­end at the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema. What’s a “lost epis­ode,” you ask? Well, the clever fest­ival organ­izers put it best: Our focus is … Continue read­ing

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Marvin, Seth and Stanley

Marvin, Seth and Stanley (Director: Stephen Gurewitz): At this point, I’m sure I’d see any­thing with Alex Karpovsky in it. He brings intens­ity to everything he does, and is usu­ally the most mag­netic pres­ence on the screen. He’s also a … Continue read­ing

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