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Beasts of the Southern Wild

Beasts of the Southern Wild opens theatrically in Toronto on Friday July 13, 2012 Beasts of the Southern Wild (Director: Benh Zeitlin): Reactions to Benh Zeitlin’s first feature film have ranged from critical raves calling it a masterpiece to Twitter … Continue reading

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Waste Land

Waste Land (Director: Lucy Walker): Last summer in Toronto we had a garbage strike, and after a few weeks garbage began being piled up in outdoor skating rinks and other city property. Suddenly our trash wasn’t something we could throw … Continue reading

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Wendy and Lucy

Wendy and Lucy (2008, Director: Kelly Reichardt): I had heard a lot about Kelly Reichardt after her last film Old Joy won both critical acclaim and a number of awards. Though I still haven’t seen it (what? another film I … Continue reading

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