Tag Archive | Hot Docs 2012

Marley Review

Marley Review

Marley (2012) Starring Bob Marley, Ziggy Marley and Jimmy Cliff Directed by Kevin Macdonald For many of the younger generations with the advent of the internet and the iPhone/iPod that are permanently installed in everyone’s ears, music has become a bit of a shapeless and valueless commodity.  Despite the disposability of a lot of today’s […]

HOT DOCS 2012 (Toronto) – Festival Wrap-up

HOT DOCS 2012 (Toronto) – Festival Wrap-up

Subscribers to Entertainment Maven have had their inboxes and Facebook pages barraged over the last ten or so days with our coverage of Toronto’s massive documentary film festival, Hot Docs 2012. Despite our feverish reviewing, we still only managed to scratch the surface of this incredible festival. Below are three different wrap-ups of the festival […]

HOT DOCS 2012 (Toronto) – ChickFlicking – Francophrenia (Or: Don’t Kill Me, I Know Where the Baby is) Review (Nadia Sandhu)

HOT DOCS 2012 (Toronto) Francophrenia (Or: Don’t Kill Me, I Know Where the Baby is) Directed by James Franco and Ian Olds James Franco.  General Hospital.  James Franco. Three reasons that experimental doc Francophrenia (Or Don’t Kill Me, I Know Where the Baby Is) requires closer examination on ChickFlicking (Full disclosure – I have in […]

HOT DOCS 2012 (Toronto) – The Record Breaker/Ping Pong (Double-bill) Reviews (Kirk Haviland)

HOT DOCS 2012 (Toronto) The Record Breaker Directed by Brian McGinn Ping Pong Directed by Hugh Hartford In my last official Hot Docs review of the 2012 festival I will look at this double-bill devoted to athletes in their mature years still executing at the highest competitive levels. One film follows a man with the […]

HOT DOCS 2012 (Toronto) – Love Story Review (Paolo Kagaoan)

HOT DOCS 2012 (Toronto) Love Story Directed by Florian Habicht A modelesque young brunette holds a piece of cake on her hand, walking from the financial district of New York City and eventually taking the F or the Q train southbound to Coney Island. A few stops before the last, the woman catches the eye […]

HOT DOCS 2012 (Toronto): Indie Game: The Movie Review (Kirk Haviland)

HOT DOCS 2012 (Toronto) Indie Game: The Movie Directed by Lisanne Pajot and James Swirsky The world of independent game design has been growing exponentially over the last five years. The implementation of Xbox Live Marketplace and the Playstation Network have made the distribution of these games much more user friendly and thus easier for […]

HOT DOCS 2012 (Toronto) – The Language of Love/Theo Fleury: Playing with Fire (Double-bill) Review (Kirk Haviland)

HOT DOCS 2012 The Language of Love Starring Stephen Lytton Directed by Marie Clements Theo Fleury: Playing with Fire Starring Theoren Fleury Directed by Matt Embry and Larry Day Language of Love and Theo Fleury: Playing with Fire are teamed together at Hot Docs this year to make a very grim and difficult to watch […]