Tag Archives: road-movie

Lapland Odyssey

Lapland Odyssey (Director: Dome Karukoski): I’ve always been a fan of Nordic comedies so it was a treat to see this on the last day of this year’s TIFF. I also have a very tiny connection with Lapland. When traveling … Continue reading

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Bomber (Director: Paul Cotter): A well-edited trailer and an interesting premise drew me to this film, and I have to say up front that Bomber didn’t quite live up to expectations. It’s a film I wanted to like. Ross is … Continue reading

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Cactus (Director: Jasmine Yuen Carrucan): Questions abound in this low-budget road movie that takes place in the Australian outback. John Kelly (Travis McMahon) is in desperate need of some money so he takes a job which involves the kidnapping of … Continue reading

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Bottle Rocket

Bottle Rocket (Director: Wes Anderson): I’ve seen Wes Anderson’s feature debut three or maybe four times by now, but it’s a film I enjoy more and more with each viewing. My first exposure to Anderson was seeing Rushmore at the … Continue reading

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Viva Cuba

Viva Cuba (Director: Juan Carlos Cremata Malberti, Cuba, 2005): Viva Cuba is a charming fairytale/road movie that submerges its political message in a very personal story of friendship and love. Jorgito and his tomboy friend Malu are on the cusp … Continue reading

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