Posts tagged with "TIFF13"

TIFF13 Review: La última película

Posted by Brandy Dean September 2, 2013 4 Comments 6133 views

Sigh. Here’s the part where a film review is supposed to provide a brief, yet tantalizing synopsis. For the first time (is this my last review?), I’ll just give you the one-line summary helpfully provided by the press kit: “A famous American filmmaker travels to the Yucatán to scout locations for his last movie. The […]

TIFF13 Review: Devil’s Knot (2013)

Posted by Sean Fitzpatrick August 30, 2013 0 Comment 6457 views

Back in 1993, three eight-year-old boys, Steve Branch, Michael Moore, and Christopher Byers, were found brutally murdered in West Memphis, Arkansas. The crime, which was widely considered to be the work of a satanic cult, stirred West Memphis’ police officers and civilians, as well as numerous national media outlets, into a hysteria that eventually led […]

TIFF13 Review: Don Jon

Posted by Jovana Jankovic August 28, 2013 0 Comment 7108 views

The irrepressibly charming Joseph Gordon-Levitt makes his writing/directing debut in Don Jon, a dark and cynical romantic comedy of sorts in which he also stars as the eponymous character. The plot in a nutshell: muscled-up Italian Jersey boy goes clubbing to pick up girls, only to always find that having sex with them is never […]

TIFF Announces Midnight Madness Lineup for 2013 Fest

Posted by Brandy Dean July 31, 2013 0 Comment 2632 views

Midnight Madness, the thrilling, chilling, and often gory celebration of cinematic shock, returns to the 38th Toronto International Film Festival for its 25th year. Yes, 25 years. This year’s anniversary programme, from returning programmer Colin Geddes, is pulling out all the stops my friends. Get your rest, stock up on Red Bull, and get ready for […]

2013 Toronto International Film Festival Lineup Announced

Posted by Brandy Dean July 24, 2013 0 Comment 2377 views

When Piers Handling and Cameron Bailey took the stage yesterday to announce the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival preliminary lineup, Handling mentioned we had a mere 44 days to the start of the festival. The gathered media sent up a little collective gasp. Let the frenzy that is the festival begin! The programmers of the […]

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