Category: Montreal Film Festival

Lonesome Cowboys @ Festival du Nouveau Cinema

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This 1968 film shows all fimmakers how you make a spoof. It is a total send up of the Western genre. Written by Paul Morrissey (The Hound of Baskervilles – 1978, L’Amour) and directed by Andy Warhol (The Andy Warhol Story, L’Amour), the film is filled with plenty of chuckles…

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind @ Festival du Nouveau Cinema

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I bet there are plenty out there who would undergo the procedure central to this film. A relationship is ripping apart and so you have every memory of your significant other erased from your memory. A clean break. On the surface this seems like a perfect way to avoid a…

Borg/McEnroe @ Festival du Nouveau Cinema

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This film played at TIFF, but I did not get the opportunity to see it there. When FNC announced that it was part of their line-up I did not let the opportunity pass me by again. It was the opening night film at TIFF and that peaked my interest. Plus…

Saturday Night Fever @ Festival du Nouveau Cinema

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Every so often a film comes around that seems to have its finger on the pulse of society and it makes such an impact that it changes pop culture. Saturday Night Fever was that film in the late 1970s. It was in no way a classic film, but every young…

Brown Girl Begins @ Montreal International Black Film Festival

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It is the year 2049 and in the city of Toronto the Rich have wrested control from the Good. Once in control they have a wall built. Those who are not wealthy are seen as a threat so they poor have been expelled. The poor are isolated in a place…