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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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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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2012 Student Film Showcase

It’s the end of the school year, and fit­tingly, it’s time to cel­eb­rate the best of Canadian stu­dent film­mak­ing. On Tuesday May 22nd, TIFF Bell Lightbox will present the 9th annual Student Film Showcase, fea­tur­ing ten short films from the … Continue read­ing

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Waiting for the End of the World: Lars von Trier Retrospective at TIFF Bell Lightbox

Years before he was per­sona non grata at the Cannes Film Festival, I dis­covered the films of Danish “bad boy” Lars von Trier at the old Cinematheque Ontario. So it’s fit­ting that the folks behind the Cinematheque are bring­ing a … Continue read­ing

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Hollywood Classics: The Cinema Is Nicholas Ray at TIFF Bell Lightbox

From October 2nd through December 13th, TIFF Bell Lightbox will present a ret­ro­spect­ive of the work of icon­o­clastic American dir­ector Nicholas Ray (1911–1979). It’s a full-scale exhib­i­tion in hon­our of the cen­ten­ary of Ray’s birth, and will con­tinue into the … Continue read­ing

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