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SPOILER ALERT: I usually don’t make a point of alerting readers to spoilers, but it’s pretty hard not to in writing about this film. At just 18 minutes, though, you figure out pretty quickly what’s going on. Nonetheless, fair warning. … Continue reading

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Erotic Man (Det Erotiske Menneske)

Erotic Man (Det Erotiske Menneske) (Director: Jørgen Leth): This somewhat experimental and extremely personal film raised so many issues for me to think about that I’m not sure my rating will align much with that of other reviewers. I don’t … Continue reading

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Autumn Gold (Herbstgold)

Autumn Gold (Herbstgold) (Director: Jan Tenhaven): The very definition of a crowd-pleaser, Autumn Gold was greeted with a standing ovation and thunderous applause at its world premiere screening. It’s a can’t-miss formula. Follow five athletes, all over 80 years of … Continue reading

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L’heure d’été (Summer Hours)

L’heure d’été (Summer Hours) (Director: Olivier Assayas): On the one hand, Summer Hours has been getting some of the strongest reviews of the year, and yet in some quarters it is being derided as “the furniture movie.” Let me explain. … Continue reading

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Chris and Don. A Love Story

Editor’s Note: Doc Soup is a monthly documentary screening programme run by the good folks at Hot Docs. It gives audiences in Toronto (and now Calgary and Vancouver!) their regular doc fix each year from the fall through to the … Continue reading

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