TIFF 2012 – Painless (Insensibles) Review (Matt Hodgson)

Painless (2012) Starring Tomas Lemarquis, Alex Brendemühl, Derek De Lint, Juan Diego, and Silvia Bel Directed by Juan Carlos Medina MINOR SPOILERS David (Brendemühl) is a brilliant neurosurgeon, a man obsessed with his job. His wife implores him to spend less time at work, after all they have a baby on the way. But familyContinue reading “TIFF 2012 – Painless (Insensibles) Review (Matt Hodgson)”

TIFF 2012: differently, Molussia Review (Paolo Kagaoan)

differently, Molussia (2012) Starring Peter Hoffman Directed by Nicholas Rey Nicholas Rey – pronounced nicoLAH – is a French filmmaker whose newest offering is an unconventional adaptation of Gunther Anders’ posthumously published novel called The Molussian Catacomb. The director has chosen to adapt the novel despite not having read it because it has no FrenchContinue reading “TIFF 2012: differently, Molussia Review (Paolo Kagaoan)”

TIFF 2012 – Out in the Dark and Like Someone in Love Reviews (Paolo Kagaoan)

Out in the Dark (2012) Starring Nicholas Jacob and Michael Aloni Directed by Michael Meyer A gay Palestinian walks into a gay bar and finds his friends as well as someone new to the bar, a gay Israeli lawyer. There is no punch line. This will end well. Out in the Dark is one ofContinue reading “TIFF 2012 – Out in the Dark and Like Someone in Love Reviews (Paolo Kagaoan)”

TIFF 2012 – The Lords of Salem Review (Matt Hodgson)

The Lords of Salem (2012) Starring Sheri Moon Zombie, Bruce Davison, Ken Foree, Patricia Quinn, Dee Wallace, Maria Conchita Alonso, and Judy Gleeson Written and Directed by Rob Zombie Midnight Madness, the midnight programme at the Toronto International Film Festival, has been a little lackluster for me so far. No One Lives and Hellbenders hadContinue reading “TIFF 2012 – The Lords of Salem Review (Matt Hodgson)”

TIFF 2012 – Silver Linings Playbook Review (Dustin SanVido)

Silver Linings Playbook (2012) Starring Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Julia Stiles, and Chris Tucker Directed by David O. Russell Being a self-confessed football junkie, I have eagerly anticipated the latest film from David O. Russell, if not simply for the fact that the subject matter is something that I could easily relateContinue reading “TIFF 2012 – Silver Linings Playbook Review (Dustin SanVido)”