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Drive-in Memories, Part 1: Going Attractions (2013) + Hot Docs & TJFF update

Drive-in Memories, Part 1: Going Attractions (2013) + Hot Docs & TJFF update

April 9, 2015 | By

Review of April Wright’s fun documentary Going Attractions: The Definitive Story of the American Drive-in Movie (2013) + short update on Hot Docs and TJFF 2015.

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HOT DOCS 2014: Reviews Set 5

HOT DOCS 2014: Reviews Set 5

May 7, 2014 | By

Hot Docs 2014 Reviews, Set 5, include four NFB docs: Absences (2014), Guidelines / La marche à suivre (2014), Out of Mind, Out of Sight (2014) and Where I’m From / D’où je viens (2014).

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HOT DOCS 2014: Review Set 4

HOT DOCS 2014: Review Set 4

May 5, 2014 | By

Hot Docs 2014 Reviews, Set 4, include: The Agreement / Forhandleren (2013), The Beijing Ants (2013), Everything Will Be (2014), The Sower / Le Semeur (2013) and What is Left? (2014). Also: what’s coming soon!

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HOT DOCS 2014: Reviews Set 3

HOT DOCS 2014: Reviews Set 3

April 30, 2014 | By

Hot Docs 2014 Reviews, Set 3, include: Jutra (2014), Love Hotel (2014), The Nose: Searching for Blamage (2013), and Pipeline (2013).

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HOT DOCS 2014: Reviews Set 2

HOT DOCS 2014: Reviews Set 2

April 26, 2014 | By

Advance Hot Docs 2014 Reviews, Set 2, include: Doc of the Dead, Happiness, Khrushchev Does America, and Self(less) Portraits.

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HOT DOCS 2014: Reviews Set 1

HOT DOCS 2014: Reviews Set 1

April 24, 2014 | By

Advance Hot Docs 2014 Reviews, Set 1, include: The Darkside, The Overnighters, Sacro GRA, Slums: Cities of Tomorrow, and The Songs of Rice.

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Hot Docs 2014, All the King’s Men, and Learning a Little from History

Hot Docs 2014, All the King’s Men, and Learning a Little from History

April 18, 2014 | By

Head’s up on Hot Docs 2014, All the King’s Men arrives on Blu via Twilight Time, and some thoughts on Louisiana’s Huey Long and our own Mayor Bozo – Rob Ford – as the race to become Bigwig of Toronto begins in earnest.

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Hot Docs 2013: Two by Rachel Boynton

Hot Docs 2013: Two by Rachel Boynton

May 22, 2013 | By

Uploaded is the next-to-last review from Hot Docs 2013 – Rachel Boynton’s Big Men, about a small U.S. company’s efforts to maintain their interest in Ghana’s Jubilee Fields offshore oil reserve, plus a full review of the director’s first film, Our Brand is Crisis (KOCH / EOne), about American spin doctors managing a political candidate in Bolivia’s 2002 presidential elections.

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Hot Docs 2013, Days Two to Five: Fascist Regimes, Hellish Conditions, and Shanghai Jazz + Saul Bass at 93

Hot Docs 2013, Days Two to Five: Fascist Regimes, Hellish Conditions, and Shanghai Jazz + Saul Bass at 93

May 8, 2013 | By

Uploaded are a quartet of documentary film reviews from Hot Docs, including the world’s oldest jazz band in As Time Goes By in Shanghai, the hellish world of asbestos mining in remote China in Cloudy Mountains, film school students in The Great North Korean Picture Show, and Russia’s tsarist President in the feature doc Winter, Go Away! shot during the 2012 elections + the short film Vladimir Putin in Deep Concentration. Also embedded within the Editor’s Blog: extyra blather on Saul Bass’ 93rd birthday, Kubrick at the Bloor, and upcoming goodies at KQEK.com and Big Head Amusements.

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Hot Docs 2013, Day One: Terms and Conditions May Apply

Hot Docs 2013, Day One: Terms and Conditions May Apply

April 27, 2013 | By

The 20th Hot Docs Film Festival is underway, and uploaded is a capsule review of Cullen Hoback’s Terms and Conditions May Apply (2013), a chronology of how we’ve pretty much lost any sense of privacy by clicking on that “Accept” button found on every software, purchase and user aggreement to use free online services like Facebook and Google.

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