Thursday, June 04, 2009

More Upcoming SIFF 2009 Films

We've done it again.  13 or so festival movies just is not enough.  So more tickets were purchased.  Even with a final looming at 8:00 AM Saturday morning, that I'm not at all prepared for, I still keep seeing movies.  I think I have a problem.

So these are in my near future.

Tonight, The Escape (Flugten), Denmark, Contemporary World Cinema
Friday, June 5 Humpday, USA, Northwest Connnections
Friday, June 5 Black Dynanite, USA, Midnight Adrenaline
Saturday, June 6, Grace, USA, Midnight Adrenaline
Sunday, June 7, Four Boxes, USA, Contemporary World Cinema
Sunday, June 7, Manhole Children, Japan, Documentary Films
Sunday, June 7, Hooked (Percuit Sportiv), Romania, Contemporary World Cinema
Thursday, June 11, The Conversation (1974), Archival Presentations
Friday, June 12, talhotblond, USA, Documentary Films
Saturday, June 13, Once Upon a Time in the West (1968), Archival Presentations
Saturday, June 13, The Clone Returns Home, Japan, Contemporary World Cinema
Sunday, June 14, Poppy Shakespeare, United Kingdom, Contemporary World Cinema

Sadly, Mesrine was cancelled. 

It's a little strange looking at the schedule this way.  I hadn't realized just how many American movies I'm seeing this year.  I think we are seeing nearly every Danish film this year, but that's because they are awesome, and as usual, plenty of Japanese films.  No Hong Kong cinema or anything from China this year.  I was tempted by Chen Kaige's newest, but seriously, it looked a bit dull.  Beautiful, but like western opera, I'm guessing that Chinese Opera will not be my thing. 

And I'm seriously behind on writing short reviews of the films I have seen, but I'll get to it.  I'm only.... 10 movies behind... That's not so bad, right?


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