Monthly Archives: February 2008

Dispatches from Moen

After receiving another well-written and insightful, though lengthy, email from my friend Moen, I decided to ask him if I could post it here. You see, Moen is a genuine cinephile. He sees literally HUNDREDS of films a year. So … Continue reading

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Madame Tutli-Putli’s Brilliant Oscar Campaign

Some brilliant folks over at the National Film Board of Canada have come up with a unique and fun campaign for Oscar-nominated animated short Madame Tutli-Putli. Each visitor to the site can “unlock” a frame of the film each day. … Continue reading

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The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters

The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters (2007, Director: Seth Gordon): I missed this at SXSW last year but have been hearing great things about it ever since. Despite the unwieldy title (why not just “The King of Kong”?), … Continue reading

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Getting SXSW Coverage

Though it may seem presumptuous of me (and it is!), I’m going to borrow a page from Michael Tully‘s book (and Karina Longworth‘s and Jette Kernion‘s) and write an entry to any filmmakers and publicists out there who might be … Continue reading

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Up The Yangtze

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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