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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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Comedy at TJFF 2014 + Broadway Danny Rose on Blu

Comedy at TJFF 2014 + Broadway Danny Rose on Blu

May 22, 2014 | By

The theme is comedy at TJFF 2014, with Sheldon Leonard’s Wonderful Life, Ten from Your Show of Shows, and When Comedy Went to School + Woody Allen’s Broadway Danny Rose on Blu from Twilight Time.

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TJFF 2014: Nat Hentoff and the Pleasures of Being Out of Step

TJFF 2014: Nat Hentoff and the Pleasures of Being Out of Step

May 19, 2014 | By

TJFF 2014: review of David L. Lewis’ detailed documentary on jazz and Civil Rights journalist Nat Hentoff.

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Woody Allen’s Crimes and Misdemeanors + TJFF 2014: Claire Bloom

Woody Allen’s Crimes and Misdemeanors + TJFF 2014: Claire Bloom

May 19, 2014 | By

Two related reviews: Woody Allen’s Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989) makes its debut on Blu (Twilight Time) + a doc on Claire Bloom, recently screened at TJFF 2014.

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TJFF 2014: From Hollywood to Nuremberg – John Ford, Samuel Fuller, George Stevens (2012)

TJFF 2014: From Hollywood to Nuremberg – John Ford, Samuel Fuller, George Stevens (2012)

May 15, 2014 | By

TJFF 2014: review of Christian Delage’s excellent documentary From Hollywood to Nuremberg – John Ford, Samuel Fuller, George Stevens (2012).

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TJFF – American Musical Theatre: Elmer Bernstein + Film Music Masters: Jerry Goldsmith

TJFF – American Musical Theatre: Elmer Bernstein + Film Music Masters: Jerry Goldsmith

May 13, 2012 | By

Just uploaded: reviews of two rare film music programs screened at the Toronto Jewish Film Festival – American Musical Theatre: Elmer Bernstein (1961) and Film Music Masters: Jerry Goldsmith (1995) – plus some quick soundtrack news.

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Film Music at the TJFF: May 5-12, 2012

Film Music at the TJFF: May 5-12, 2012

May 5, 2012 | By

Yes, the Toronto Jewish Film Festival is on, and today marks the beginning of a major sidebar series on film music. Check out the week’s tally, and plan your week accordingly.

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Film: It Must Schwing! The Blue Note Story (2018)

Film: It Must Schwing! The Blue Note Story (2018)

May 15, 2019 | By

Film: Excellent Transfer:  n/a Extras: n/a Label:  n/a Region: n/a Released:  n/a Genre:  Documentary / Jazz / Blue Note Synopsis: Detailed portrait and homage to the founders of Blue Note Records, Alfred Lion and Francis Wolff. Special Features:  n/a     Review: Although the history of the iconic jazz label has been chronicled in prior films, […]

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Allan Dwan’s The River’s Edge (1957)

Allan Dwan’s The River’s Edge (1957)

May 13, 2019 | By

Allan Dwan’s weird & wonderful colour noir THE RIVER’S EDGE (1957) finally makes it to Blu via Twilight Time.

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Film: Lemon Popsicle: Of Winners and Losers / Eskimo Limon – Eis am Stiel: Von Siegern und Verlierern (2018)

Film: Lemon Popsicle: Of Winners and Losers / Eskimo Limon – Eis am Stiel: Von Siegern und Verlierern (2018)

May 10, 2019 | By

Eric Friedler documentary on the hugely successful Lemon Popsicle franchise may begin as a benevolent examination of the little film that could, but by the finale it’s indirectly critical…

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