Fellow contributor and all-around badass, John Allison turns out to help discuss The Toronto International Film Festival in quite some detail. The Coens are back with Burn After Reading. Andrew & John made a boatload of DVD purchases this week.
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Show notes for Cinecast Episode #98
- Intro music: :00 – 2:20
- Opening B.S.: :30 – 4:33
- TIFF: 4:34 – 1:45:49
- Burn After Reading: 1:45:50 – 2:03:00
- State of films this week/month: 27:08 – 29:07
- Lil’ more TIFF: 2:03:01 – 2:06:36
- DVD picks: 2:06:37 – 2:16:04
- HBO/TV: 2:16:05 – 2:20:01
- Even more TIFF/Closing: 2:20:02 – 2:31:46
- Outro music: 2:29:25 – 2:33:23
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Toronto International Film Festival:
Some Appaloosa talk
John’s Five Worth Noting:
- Inju: Shadow of the Beast
- The Good, The Bad and the Weird
- Slumdog Millionaire
John’s Worst TIFF Film: Eden Log
Kurt’s Five Worth Noting:
Kurt’s Worst TIFF Film: Plastic City
Tears for Sale – Serbian digital backlot CGI fantasy film with loads of warmth, tragedy, and sexuality.
Synecdoche, NY (pronounced si-nek’-do-kee and defined here, so don’t ask!.)
The Miracle at St. Anna – Spike Lee’s WWII war film earns its 2h40m+ run time.
Che – 4.25 hours of Soderbergh, Benicio Del Toro and La Revolution!
Public Enemy #1 (part 1)
Zift – Bulgarian noir-political-artfilm
Krabat – German fairy tale with Satanists.
Waltz with Bashir – Animated Doc on War and the atrocities of men
Not Quite Hollywood – Ozsploitation documentary.
Tony Manero – Chilean dark character study.
Sauna – Finnish Edgar Allen Poe themed Period Piece
Vinyan – Who Can Kill A Child remake (sort of) from France
Blindness – Don’t believe the Cannes press, this movie is fabulous.
DVD Picks for Tuesday, September 16th:
Blood Simple (SE) (IMDb)
Snow Angels (IMDb)