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

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

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 eyeContinue reading “HOT DOCS 2012 (Toronto) – Love Story Review (Paolo Kagaoan)”

ChickFlicking – Damsels in Distress – A Flick for Chicks? (Nadia Sandhu)

Damsels in Distress (2011) Starring Greta Gerwig, Adam Brody, and Analeigh Tipton Directed by Whit Stillman Damsels in Distress is not necessarily what I would consider a chick flick, but it is a film that is presumably meant for a female audience, so here goes. Writer/Director Whit Stillman hasn’t made a movie since the lateContinue reading “ChickFlicking – Damsels in Distress – A Flick for Chicks? (Nadia Sandhu)”

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 forContinue reading “HOT DOCS 2012 (Toronto): Indie Game: The Movie Review (Kirk Haviland)”