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When Jews Were Funny

Read my Addicted review of When Jews Were Funny, a documentary that by its very title could insult the subjects by insinuating with “when” they are no longer, is a series of conversations with Jewish comedians about what Jewish humour … Continue reading

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See My Selections of Special Presentations at TIFF ’13

  I’m getting giddy with excitement for the most wonderful movie time of the year: TIFF! There are so many fabulous flicks to choose from that I’ve started sorting through the titles programme by programme. See some highlights from the … Continue reading

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A Gander at TIFF Gala Presentations

  The Toronto International Film Festival is around the corner and I’m already starting to get excited. With hundreds of films scheduled, it can sometimes feel daunting to sift through them all and make decisions. But I finally bucked up … Continue reading

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Looking at Lore

Taking place at the end of WWII, Lore tells the story of the title character, a 14-year-old girl who must trek across the devastated country with her four siblings in tow on the way to grandma’s house. Sweeping landscapes and … Continue reading

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A New Spin on Bloodsuckers in Byzantium

After tackling the undead world in 1994 with Interview with the Vampire, Neil Jordan returns to the theme, but with a very different tale. Byzantium follows two females as they flee from a vampiric brotherhood who hunt them. As they take … Continue reading

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Blancanieves was Absolutely Beautiful

There’s recently been a resurgence of fairy tale films. This year there’s already been the release of Mirror, Mirror and Snow White and the Huntsman, but it’s Blancanieves that truly took a new unique spin on the old Grimm tale. … Continue reading

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Seven Psychopaths (Serial) Killed It Last Night

In a stroke of last minute luck I scored a ticket to the Midnight Madness screening of Seven Psychopaths. This TIFF programme has some of the best audiences! They’re all fans who fully get engaged in the film and react … Continue reading

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