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    The Best Movie Trailers of 2012

    An effective trailer can do wonders for a film. For every movie that is guaranteed to have an audience, there are many more that need to build their own buzz, and there’s no faster way to do that than with a good trailer. A well made trailer can turn a monster movie from a first-time […] More

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    2012: The Best Movies of October

    Every thirty days, I like to post a list of my favorite films I’ve recently watched. Here are the best films I’ve seen throughout the month of October. This list is based on movies theatrically released here in Canada, and I do not include what I have seen at film festivals. **** 1: Holy Motors […] More

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    Almost Arthouse #2: ‘Seven Psychopaths’ & ‘The Paperboy’

    In this episode of Almost Arthouse, we’re very proud to welcome our friend Barry to the show, a guest who’s previously made an appearance on Sound on Sight’s They Shot Pictures podcast. Barry aids regular hosts Ty and Tom in their discussion of Martin McDonagh’s Seven Psychopaths, the director’s playful follow-up to 2008’s In Bruges. In the second part […] More

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    BFI London Film Festival 2012 – ‘Seven Psychopaths’ is criminally funny

    Seven Psychopaths Directed by Martin McDonagh Written by Martin McDonagh USA, 2012 Demented fans of Martin McDonagh’s bruising In Bruges should go homicidal for Seven Psychopaths, his star-punctured, LA-set follow-up to his adored European debut.   Salting similar ground to his Brussels situated hit-men on the run caper, Seven Psychopaths unleashes a heptad of murderous killers in a sprawling and undisciplined miasma […] More

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    ‘Seven Psychopaths’ and ‘Sightseers’

    It’s a double dose of dark comedies that happen to prominently feature…dognapping? Not the smoothest or most obvious connection we’ve made, probably, but both flicks bear some discussing. First up and new in theaters this past weekend is Martin McDonagh’s Seven Psychopaths, his long-awaited follow-up in In Bruges. Next up is a movie that won’t […] More

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    TIFF 2012 News: Audience Awards Announced

    Toronto – On September 16th, the 37th annual Toronto International Film Festival marked the closing of its festivities with its annual audience awards, presented at the Intercontinental Toronto Center earlier this afternoon. Noticeably absent from the list of beneficiaries was Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master, which was slated to win the Golden Lion prize for […] More

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    TIFF 2012 News: Midnight Madness, Documentaries, City to City, Vanguard lineup announced

    Toronto – On July 31st, the 37th annual Toronto International Film Festival announced its second wave of features and documentaries to be added to this year’s already promising lineup. The ‘Midnight Madness’ programme, which showcases up and coming genre films, will return for a second year, with The Raid winning the inaugural audience choice award […] More