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Stephen Holt’s Montreal Film Festival wrap-up

| September 10, 2010 | 8 Comments

Gerard Depardieu Quips, David Arquette Breaks Out at the Montreal Film Festival 2010! by Stephen Holt Iconic French film star Gerard Depardieu literally stole the show at this year’s Montreal Film Festival, but he wasn’t there on film. He was there live – onstage! The mountainous Gallic actor, 62,... (Read More)

Hereafter, trailer

| September 10, 2010 | 40 Comments

(Thanks to Craig Kennedy at Living in Cinema, where I also lifted this iTune synopsis:) Hereafter tells the story of three people who are haunted by mortality in different ways. Matt Damon stars as George, a blue‚Äìcollar American who has a special connection to the afterlife. On the other... (Read More)


The Conspirator and the 9/11 Angle

| September 10, 2010 | 26 Comments

The LA Times’ Patrick Goldstein goes digging into the Conspirator – and why all of the lack of excitement and/or buzz around the film. His solution? Tie it in with 9/11: It is definitely a sign of the times that this¬†Hollywood icon,¬†who once had studios at his beck and... (Read More)

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TIFF reviews in the mix for Never Let Me Go

| September 10, 2010 | 37 Comments

Salon‘s Andrew O’Hehir says Never Let Me Go is “meticulous and devastating”: Romanek does so many difficult things beautifully in this movie, which richly deserves the Oscar consideration it will surely receive. He handles a literary adaptation, he re-creates a lost world that is partly imagined but mostly real,... (Read More)

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Vintage poster art for HBO’s Boardwalk Empire

| September 10, 2010 | 7 Comments

Get some Directv packages to get all the channels you want. jennybee finds these swell hoofers and hoods engaging in enticing vices on HBO’s flapper-era series Boardwalk Empire, premiering Sept 19. See this spiffy pair bigger along with another one after the cut.


Toronto Roundup

| September 10, 2010 | 4 Comments

To follow the goings-on in real time, try trending #tiff on Twitter. Those who know how to do it well will give you a nice glimpse of what it’s like up there. Meanwhile, here are a few things worth your time this morning: Liam at EmpireMovies reviews Jack Goes... (Read More)

Telluride – The Hits and Misses

| September 10, 2010 | 11 Comments

Labor Day has passed, and with it so has another Telluride Film Festival. ¬†While it may not have had a huge splash like Juno or Slumdog Millionaire, and the stars that attended were minimal, it was still a good time. ¬†In the seven years I have attended, I have... (Read More)