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

HOT DOCS 2012 (Toronto) – Soldier/Citizen Review (Paolo Kagaoan)

HOT DOCS 2012 (Toronto) Soldier/Citizen Directed by Silvina Landsmann After three years of mandatory military service, a group of Israeli soldiers are informed that they will have to take certain classes to graduate high school. A higher ranking officer, no older than the ones he’s supervising, tells this group that there are harder classes likeContinue reading “HOT DOCS 2012 (Toronto) – Soldier/Citizen Review (Paolo Kagaoan)”

HOT DOCS 2012 (Toronto) – Sexy Baby Review (Kirk Haviland)

HOT DOCS 2012 (Toronto) Sexy Baby Directed by Ronna Gradus and Jill Bauer The Relationship Doctrine of Don Blanquito Directed by Roger Nygard Don Blanquito and Sexy Baby are teamed together this year at Hot Docs because of the subject matter of both docs – sex. Although the oversexed antics of Don Blanquito and theContinue reading “HOT DOCS 2012 (Toronto) – Sexy Baby Review (Kirk Haviland)”

ChickFlicking – Titanic 3D Review (Nadia Sandhu)

I saw Titanic more than once on the first go round in 1997- the third time was even on a date!  It was pure disaster porn and my takeaway point was apparently that when faced with death by propeller, or plunging into the cold blue sea, I would take the pessimistic approach and go theContinue reading “ChickFlicking – Titanic 3D Review (Nadia Sandhu)”

HOT DOCS 2012 (Toronto) – Beauty is Embarrassing Review (Paolo Kagaoan)

HOT DOCS 2012 (Toronto) Beauty is Embarrassing Directed by Neil Berkeley Beauty is Embarrassing also shares the same title with one of the paintings of its subject, Wayne White. That particular piece of artwork belongs in the phase where his supposed ‘shtick’ is being to superimpose pastel-coloured block letters over kitschy landscape paintings. Hopefully IContinue reading “HOT DOCS 2012 (Toronto) – Beauty is Embarrassing Review (Paolo Kagaoan)”