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    TIFF 2012: ‘Paradise: Love’ spirals through self-image; cultural hierarchy

    Paradise: Love Written by Ulrich Seidl & Veronika Franz Directed by Ulrich Seidl Austria/Germany/France, 2012The commencement of an apparent trilogy following women in search of varying forms of satisfaction they are unable to achieve within the confines of day-to-day life, Paradise: Loveskirts us off to a Kenyan resort with ready promises of lavish luxury and […] More

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    TIFF 2012: Ty’s Most Anticipated Films

    Since this will be my first experience at TIFF, I have to say that I’m rather pleased with the films that I’ll be seeing. If I had prior knowledge of the festival schedule before its release, I would have chosen the second weekend instead of the first. Films that I’ll have missed out on include: To […] More

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    MIFF 2012: bask in warm, exploitative gaze of “Paradise: Love”

    Paradies: Liebe (Paradise: Love) Directed by Ulrich Seidl Written by Ulrich Seidl and Veronika Franz 2012, Austria, Germany, France   Anyone who has had an email account for long enough will attest to the tsunami of lude messages that clog the spam folder until they overflow into the inbox. They advertise magical ways to elongate […] More