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TIFF 2013: Coverage Introduction Film Festival

TIFF 2013: Coverage Introduction

As summer winds down, that time of the year starts up for me again. For the 6th year in a row I’ll be heading out to Toronto for 11 days of seeing as many films as humanly possible. It’s been a slow start for 2013 film-wise, but the fall festival season has been heating things Read More
2013 San Francisco IndieFest Coverage Introduction Film Festival

2013 San Francisco IndieFest Coverage Introduction

From February 7-21, a giant celebration of independent film will be running wild across the San Francisco Bay Area in the form of SF IndieFest, an independent film festival which will be celebrating its 15th anniversary this year, and Way Too Indie will be there to give you comprehensive coverage of the festivities. San Francisco Read More
CIFF 2012 Day 3: Flowerbuds – Alaskaland – Paradise: Love Film Festival

CIFF 2012 Day 3: Flowerbuds – Alaskaland – Paradise: Love

Day 3 had both my favorite and least film from the festival thus far. Find out which one succeeded and which one fell flat. Films consisted of Flowerbuds, Alaskaland and Paradise: Love. Read More
CIFF 2012 Day 2: War Witch – Like Someone In Love – After Lucia Film Festival

CIFF 2012 Day 2: War Witch – Like Someone In Love – After Lucia

Day 2 became the day of hard films to watch but only because of their subject matters and emotional punches they threw. The three films that I saw today where War Witch, Like Someone In Love, and finally After Lucia Read More
CIFF 2012 Day 1: Holy Motors Film Festival

CIFF 2012 Day 1: Holy Motors

My first day at the Chicago International Film Festival one is a relatively light one considering that I will only be seeing one film. That film happens to be the one I am most excited to see here, Holy Motors. Before the film I got a chance to meet up with one of the coordinators Read More
2012 Chicago International Film Festival Coverage Introduction Film Festival

2012 Chicago International Film Festival Coverage Introduction

Fall is a great time to watch films. The combination of the days beginning to get colder and the nights getting longer makes the perfect excuse for staying inside to watch films. Festival season is now in full swing which means award season will be following just around the corner. So what better place to Read More
TIFF 2012 Day 11: Penance Film Festival

TIFF 2012 Day 11: Penance

The last day of TIFF was comprised of only one film for me, but its length could easily make up three separate movies. Kiyoshi Kurosawa's Penance premiered on TV earlier this year as a 5 part miniseries, and now it's been compiled into one long 270 minute experience. Kurosawa, who hasn't made a film since Read More
TIFF 2012 Day 8: Post Tenebras Lux & When Night Falls Film Festival

TIFF 2012 Day 8: Post Tenebras Lux & When Night Falls

For day 8 I delved right into TIFF's Wavelengths programme which has been expanded this year. The programme used to cover avant-garde film only but now feature films that straddle the line between conventional and experimental are included as well. Read More
TIFF 2012 Day 7: The Hunt & Leviathan Film Festival

TIFF 2012 Day 7: The Hunt & Leviathan

It turned out that the day I was most cautious about was the best experience I had at the festival so far. In this festival coverage piece, I review The Hunt and Leviathan. One of these films ended up being my favorite film of the festival so far. Read More