Autumn Scene Spotlight: When Harry Met Sally

I love, love, love the Fall season! Though I was born and spent the first half of my life in a tropical country, I've always preferred a cooler climate. I truly can't imagine not having the four seasons... I don't even mind snow, as long as it's not the debilitating kind that wreck havoc on …

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Top Three Posters of the Week: The Deep Blue Sea, Iron Lady, Another Happy Day

Happy almost-Friday, everybody. Feels like it's been ages since I've done a poster post, and my weekly visit to IMPAWARDS site is long overdue. Well, here are three that caught my eye ... The wife of a British Judge is caught in a self-destructive love affair with a Royal Air Force pilot. Please, don't get …

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The Flix List: Four Best Film ‘Making-Of’ Documentaries

As a film lover and also a filmmaker wannabe, I love watching behind scenes stuff. It's probably the closest thing for anyone to see what's it like to be part of a film crew. Spike Lee once said in an interview, 'had DVD existed when he was younger, he probably would never attended film school.' …

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TCFF Final Day: Stan Lee Doc & Closing Thoughts

The TCFF concluded its 6-day film festival with a wonderful family event Parade of Superheroes where kids get to dress up as their favorite superheroes, which is a great tie-in to the Stan Lee documentary playing mid afternoon. In the last six days, I saw a total of eight films and attended four panels. I …

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TCFF Day 4 & 5 Recap: Ordinary Family, Machine Gun Preacher, Where Soldiers Come From

The fun TCFF film fiesta continues! I think Day 4 breaks the record for me as far as movie watching. I saw three films in the theater which is the most I have done ever in my life. It's quite a hectic day for me even though I took a day off from work after …

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TCFF Day 4: Like Crazy Interview and Panel Discussion

I'm a bit behind on my TCFF write-up but yesterday was quite a whirlwind. I saw three movies from Noon until 9:30pm, starting with Like Crazy screening at Edina Landmark theater, followed by a family comedy indie Ordinary Family and Machine Gun Preacher practically back to back. Reviews of those two coming next week. Right …

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TCFF Day 3: Tom Sizemore shines in comedic role in White Knight

Day 3 starts with a White Knight panel at Double Tree Hotel with special guest Tom Sizemore and his two Mexican co-stars Hector Jimenez and Olga Segura. The Detroit-born Sizemore is one of Hollywood's best character actors, more prominently in tough guy roles in films like True Romance, Saving Private Ryan, Natural Born Killers, and …

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TCFF Day 2: A conversation with lead programmer Steve Snyder

Last week I was reading some of the bios of the programmers for TIFF and I've always thought it'd be great to get some insights into what it's like to be the one in charge of selecting films for a film fest. Well, the lead programmer of TCFF, Steve Snyder, who's also a TIME magazine …

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TCFF Day 2: 50/50 Mini Review

Directed by Jonathan Levine Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anna Kendrick Running Time 99 Minutes, Rated R. From the moment I saw this on the TCFF schedule, I knew I had to see it. I really think Joseph Gordon-Levitt is truly one of the brightest young actors working today, hence my inclusion in this list. I think he's …

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TCFF 2011 Day 1: The Bully Project Review

The TCFF has landed! I'm very excited to be a part of the film fest in my city [the best one IMO] in its second year. Great to see the ICON cinema at the West End all abuzz last night, I really LOVE this place and I'm so glad they're sponsoring TCFF this year. The …

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