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The Auteurs Daily: TIFF 09 Index

 

The Auteurs Daily

The Toronto International Film Festival is off and running through September 19. Here's where the Daily-style collections of reviews and related linkage are gathered for quick and easy perusal; to browse full coverage of the festival at The Auteurs, click TIFF 09; or, to explore the lineup and take a closer look at the individual films, start here.

 

 

VISIONS

 

I Am Love

Independencia

Lebanon

To the Sea (Daniel Kasman)

Trash Humpers

 

 

GALA PRESENTATIONS

 

Chloe

Creation

The Men Who Stare at Goats

Micmacs

More here.

 

 

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

 

Baarìa

Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans

Bright Star

Capitalism: A Love Story

City of Life and Death (Daniel Kasman)

Hadewijch

The Hole (Daniel Kasman)

The Informant!

The Invention of Lying

Leaves of Grass

Life During Wartime

Mother

Mr. Nobody

My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done

The Road

A Serious Man (Daniel Kasman)

A Single Man

Soul Kitchen

Up in the Air

Women without Men

Youth in Revolt

 

 

CONTEMPORARY WORLD CINEMA

 

At the End of Daybreak (Daniel Kasman)

Dogtooth

The Father of My Children

Like You Know It All

Lourdes (Daniel Kasman)

Prince of Tears

More here.

 

 

MASTERS

 

Antichrist

Eccentricities of a Blond Hair Girl (Daniel Kasman)

Vincere

Vision (Daniel Kasman)

White Material

The White Ribbon

 

 

VANGUARD

 

Accident

Green Days

 

 

REAL TO REEL

 

The Art of the Steal

L'Enfer De Henri-Georges Clouzot

The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers

Videocracy

More here.

 

 

MIDNIGHT MADNESS

 

George A. Romero's Survival of the Dead (Daniel Kasman)

Jennifer's Body

More here.

 

 

FUTURE PROJECTIONS

 

All Fall Down

"In a City"

Speak City

Online listening tip. Tom Ashbrook talks with Isabella Rossellini about Green Porno.

 

WAVELENGTHS

 

In the first part of his in-depth preview of the program, Michael Sicinski reviews 010101, Hotel Roccalba, Let Each One Go Where He May, Lumphini 2552, Pro Agri, Puccini Conservato, Tamalpais, Two Projects by Frederick Kiesler and Waterfront Follies.

Jason Anderson has a brief overview in Artforum.

Michael Sicinski, round 2: Une Catastrophe, Greenpoint, A Letter to Uncle Boonmee, Phantoms of Nabua and Snowing Chestnut Blossoms.

Le Streghe, femmes entre elles (David Phelps)

Livia Bloom (Filmmaker) talks with Michael Snow about Puccini Conservato. Bloom also talks with Ben Russell about Let Each One Go Where He May. Plus: Notes on the Wavelengths 4 program. And: Wavelengths 5.

 

 

SHORT CUTS CANADA

 

Adam Nayman has an overview in Eye Weekly. So does Todd Brown, at Twitch.

 

 

CANADA FIRST!

 

In the Globe and Mail, James Adams takes a look at the films in the lineup - and by extension, the state of Canadian cinema in general.

 

WRAP-UPS, LISTS, ETC



Sam Adams (Philadelphia City Paper), Marjorie Baumgarten (Austin Chronicle), Alex Billington (FirstShowing), Todd Brown (Twitch), Steve Erickson (Gay City News), John Foote (In Contention), Glenn Fox (Hot Splice), Tom Hall, Ed Halter (Artforum), Dennis Harvey (San Francisco Bay Guardian), Jesse Hawthorne Ficks (Pixel Vision), Darren Hughes, indieWIRE, Nick James (Sight & Sound), Ben Kenigsberg (Time out Chicago), Lev Lewis (Film Experience), Karina Longworth (SpoutBlog), Macleans, Patrick Z McGavin (more), Noel Murray and Scott Tobias (AV Club), Robert Parker (Walrus), Richard Porton (Cineaste), B Ruby Rich (SF360), Anne Thompson, Michael Tully (Hammer to Nail) and txt critic (Film Experience).

 

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