Film

'Dear White People' is worth seeing

Dear White People takes place at a fictional Ivy-League university, and focuses mainly on four charaters: student activist Sam White (Tessa Thompson) who has a controversial radio show called “Dear White People”, Troy Fairbanks (Brandon P. Bell), whose father is the Dean of the University, Lionel Higgins (Tyler James Williams) who is an awkward uncomfortable budding writer, and Colandrea “Coco” Conners (Teyoneh Parris), perhaps the most ambitious of the bunch.  


5 Must See Canadian Horror Films

With Halloween just days away, it’s time to settle in for some cold nights and some good horror. While you can never quite go wrong with classics of the genre, whether Universal monsters, 80s slasher or contemporary torture porn, part of fear and part of horror is diving into the unknown. While Canadian cinema does not have a particularly strong reputation in the minds of its citizens, Canada has always had a flair for genre cinema and horror in particular. Maybe it’s the history of surviving the unknown and often frightening elements, as well as the detached sense of dislocated identity associated with being so close to United States.


Midnight Section : V/H/S/2

 

INDONESIA, USA, CANADA | NY Premiere | 2012 | 95 min


World Narrative Competition : Mr.Jones

 

 

USA | Narrative | World Premiere | MIDNIGHT | 2013 | 83 min

DIRECTOR Karl Mueller

SCREENWRITER Karl Mueller

PRODUCER Ross Dinerstein

CINEMATOGRAPHER Mathew Rudenberg


Spotlight : Greetings from Tim Buckley

 

USA | Narrative | US Premiere | SPOTLIGHT | 2012 | 100 min

DIRECTOR Daniel Algrant


World Narrative Competition : Bottled Up

 

 

USA | Narrative | World Premiere | SPOTLIGHT | 2013 | 81 min

DIRECTOR / SCREENPLAY Enid Zentelis


Tribeca ESPN Sports Film Festival : Big Shot

 
 
USA | Documentary | World Premiere | 2013 | 77 min
 
 

The Tales of a Tribeca Survivor

*Editors note: Throughout the next couple of days, Andrea will be submitting more detailed reviews for each competition and section. Stay tuned!
 
 

Fantasia 2012 - Resolution

Resolution USA 2012

Written by Justin Benson
Produced by Justin Benson, David Lawson
Cast Peter Cilella, Vinny Curran, Kurt David Anderson, Emily Montague, Skyler Meacham


Fantasia 2012 - Memory of the Dead (La Memoria Del Muerto)

Written by Martín Blousson, Valentín Javier Diment, Nicanor Loreti, Germán Val
Cast Lola Berthet, Horacio Acosta, Raquel Albéniz, Jimena Anganuzzi


Fantasia 2012 - Starry Starry Night (Xing Kong)

Starry Night

Written by Tom Lin, Jimmy Liao
Produced by Chen Kuo-fu, Wang Zhonglei
Cast Xu Jiao, Lin Hui-min, Harlem Yu, Kenneth Tsang


Fantasia 2012 - Wrong

Wrong Film
Directed by Quentin Dupieux
Written by Quentin Dupieux
Cast Jack Plotnick, Steve Little, Eric Judor, William Fichner, Alexis Dziena
Produced by Gregory Bernard, Charles-Marie Anthonioz, Nicolas Lhermitte


Fantasia 2012 - The Tall Man

The Tall Man

Directed by Pascal Laugier
Written by Pascal Laugier
Cast Jessica Biel, Jodelle Ferland, Stephen McHattie, William B. Davis
Produced by Clement Miserez, Kevin Dewalt, Steven Schneider, Jean Charles Levy


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