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Impressions of Éric Rohmer: On TI

  by Jacqueline Valencia As part of our coverage of TIFF’s “first retrospective in 20 years dedicated to the French New Wave master, whose films find the elusive nexus of sparkling wit, philosophical profundity, and erotic obsession.” You can find more info here (programmer’s essay): http://tiff.net/summer2016-cinematheque/dangerous-liaisons-the-films-of-eric-rohmer And full schedule here: http://tiff.net/summer2016-cinematheque/dangerous-liaisons-the-films-of-eric-rohmer **********

On TIFF.NET’s Truffaut Retrospective 2016

by Jacqueline Valencia TIFF  is featuring a wonderful Truffaut and Hitchcock retrospective in honour of their screening of the Kent Jones’ documentary Hitchcock/Truffaut. Details here: http://tiff.net/summer2016-cinematheque/hitchcock-truffaut-magnificent-obsessions Also click on Programmer’s Essay: http://tiff.net/summer2016-cinematheque/hitchcock-truffaut-magnificent-obsessions ************* François Truffaut was a rather huge fan of Alfred Hitchcock‘s work and collected extensive interviews with him on every film Hitchcock made.

On John Milius’ Conan The Barbarian (1982)

On June 21, 2016, The Royal Cinema will be screening Conan The Barbarian, my favourite film of all time, on the big screen at 8pm (with an awesome pre-show beforehand). Come join me as I cry and see it for the first time the way it was meant to be

On Lesley Chilcott’s CodeGirl (2015)

by Jacqueline Valencia As part of our coverage of TIFF Kids, Toronto’s annual international film festival for kids at The Toronto Film Festival Bell Lightbox (April 8-24). For more information: http://tiff.net/festivals/tiffkids16   A large percentage of software developers are men.  Studies like this focus on the “inclusion” of women in computer development.

On Abbas Kiarostami’s Close-Up (1990)

Tuesday, March 1 at 6:30 p.m. Close-Up (Nema-ye nazdik) introduced by Kaveh Askari dir. Abbas Kiarostami | Iran | 1990 | 100 min. | PG | 35mm A favourite of such filmmakers as Martin Scorsese, Quentin Tarantino, Jean-Luc Godard and Werner Herzog, Kiarostami’s brilliant hybrid film is an intricate meditation

Angel Wings and Texan Martyrs: On Wim Wenders

by Jacqueline Valencia Note: This is part of These Girls On Film’s coverage of TIFF Bell Lightbox’s On the Road: The Films of Wim Wenders Wings of Desire will be playing at TIFF Bell Lightbox on March 5th I say it often and I say it loudly, it is a horrible

On Wim Wenders’ Until The End Of The World (1991) review/analysis

  by Jacqueline Valencia Note: This is part of our coverage of TIFF Bell Lightbox’s On the Road: The Films of Wim Wenders (Although much of Until The End Of The World is plot driven without twists or turns, this review turned into a bit of an analysis so there

On Peter Handke’s The Left-Handed Woman (1978) an analysis

  by Jacqueline Valencia Note: This is part of our coverage of  TIFF Bell Lightbox’s On the Road: The Films of Wim Wenders  This essential retrospective devoted to one of the giants of the New German Cinema features new digital restorations of Wenders’ essential early works. Jan. 28 – March 6,

On the 2016 The 8 Fest Part Two

  by Jacqueline Valencia Our coverage of Toronto’s The 8 Fest continues. For information, go to the festival site: http://the8fest.com/ “The 2016 8fest will be held January 29th – 31st, 2016 at SPK Polish Combatants Hall, 206 Beverley Street, Toronto.” das Bild Director: Lillianna Marie Super 8 Screening Saturday January

Jenn’s Best of 2015

by Jennifer Valencia I have been away from writing for a long time but I am ready to come back and I thought a good place to start is to reflect on the films that pleased and amused me in 2015. Here’s my list organized by genre.   Comedy Before

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