Monthly Archives: September 2010

Sons of Perdition

Editor’s Note: Sons of Perdition kicks off the 2010-2011 Doc Soup season on Wednesday October 6 at 6:30pm and 9:15pm at the Bloor Cinema. Tickets are still available as of this writing for the 9:15pm screening. Doc Soup is a … Continue reading

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Nordic Nights in Toronto 2010-2011

Nordic Nights returns for another season! This monthly screening series of Finnish and Icelandic films takes place at the NFB Mediatheque (150 John St.). Tickets for the Icelandic films are $10 ($8 for students and seniors), while the Finnish ones … Continue reading

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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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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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Balada Triste (The Last Circus)

Balada Triste (The Last Circus) (Director: Álex de la Iglesia): Though I haven’t seen everything he’s made, I’ve been a big fan of Álex de la Iglesia since I saw his brilliant Crimen Ferpecto (review) at TIFF way back in … Continue reading

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