A week of tweets: 2009-09-13

Sunday, September 13, 2009 
  • Flying SFO-JFK this evening; ual ps flights are as good as domestic gets. But tomorrow’s flight promises to be more pleasant still. #
  • On board raspberry mojito? Not bad… #
  • near 38.49813, -107.89756 http://tinyurl.com/mw5jnm made it http://twitpic.com/gcthv #
  • At TIFF. http://twitpic.com/ggd13 #
  • Yesterday I saw Red Riding: 1974, 1980, 1983 all in a row. Intense and convoluted. It would have been hard to follow too far apartm #
  • Yesterday I saw Haneke’s The White Ribbon. Children of the corn without an ending in german and b+w. Funny sex scene though. #
  • Just saw Solondz’ sequel to Happiness, Life During Wartime. Very funny and clever back references. Some lines lost to loud laughter. #
  • #TFF wear a parka if you’re going to the Galaxy theater. #
  • The Miscreants of Taliwood: rather intense, unique view of Pakistan, bit of a rough edit and revolves around Gittoes, but fascinating. #
  • RT @seanpercival so @shitmydadsays got a book deal, first book deal based on a Twitter account I believe. #
  • #TFF just saw A Profit, excellent prison movie. Lots of languages, French locations. Gripping. Oz in French. #
  • Saw Farewell, reminiscent of The Lives of Others, about the Soviet and French spies that won the cold war. Excellent. #
  • #TFF saw Room and a Half, a fanciful meditation on Brodsky and dying parents and going home. #
  • #TFF saw Fish Tank, slow meditation on bad judgment and profane children. The little girls non-stop obscenity stole the show. #
  • #TFF saw a collection of Russian shorts by Khrzhanovsky. Very taken by Kozyavin and The King’s Sandwich. #
  • #TFF saw Vincere, the story of Mussolini’s other wife and their son. Good, solid story and well acted. Best subtitles of the show. Excellent #
  • #TFF saw Herzog’s My Son, My Son. Written in 5 days, made in 5 weeks. Overshadowed by the PSA short The Plastic Bag; Herzog voiced the bag. #
  • #TFF just saw Gigante: very sweet movie about a huge metal head security guard and the cleaning woman of his dreams. Funny. From Uruguay. #
  • #TFF just saw Paranormal Activity. Scary, fun. Excellent first feature and amazing work for $11,000. Oren Pell is one to watch. #
  • #TFF just saw Disco and Atomic War: the cold war was REALLY won by a Finn broadcast of Emmanuelle into Estonia. Yay pr0n! Excellent docu. #
  • #TFF saw El Verdugo (1963) hilarious spanish black comedy about an executioner and a mortician in fascist spain. See it if you can. #
  • near 43.640843, -79.375792 http://tinyurl.com/qacntj oh canada. At TIFF09, staying on the harbor. http://twitpic.com/h85rs #
  • near 43.649278, -79.391446 http://tinyurl.com/nf4rf3 visit active surplus in toronto #
  • #TIFF just saw Jennifer’s Body. Fun, funny, entertainingly scary. Hottest lesbian kiss in mainstram cinema. Thanks for tix, Dubiecki. #
  • #TIFF just saw Jennifer’s Body. Fun, funny, entertainingly scary. Hottest lesbian kiss in mainstram cinema. Thanks for tix, Dubiecki. #
  • Getting coffee at the world trade centre (T.O.) #
  • #TIFF Kelin, Khazak for Daughter in Law, a gorgeous, dialogless film about competition for the hand of a lovely woman in the Altay mountains #
  • #TIFF Vision: the life of Hildegard of Bingen starts slowly but grows more powerful, especially warming to her love of Richardis. Excellent. #
  • Eating dinner at Hooters Toronto with Carolyn. Her idea. Delightfully tacky? #
  • #TIFF L’Enfer de Henri-Georges Clouzot. Fascinating story of the making of, Lost in La Mancha but too many talking heads, too little footage #
  • #TIFF Slovenian Girl she tries to float a mortgage on prostitutuion but gets more then she anticipated. Funny and well done if a bit slow #
  • #TIFF Dogtooth, hungarian phrasebook childrearing. Funny premise, sex, & clever ideas made tedious by poor execution, lack of flow, stilted #
  • #TIFF Io, Don Giovanni: expelled from Venice, libertine da Ponte, becomes librettist to Mozart and finds salvation in Vienna. Excellent. #
  • near 43.649201, -79.373509 http://tinyurl.com/qdoh34b C’est What: great selection of beer, kitchen oen until 2:00 http://twitpic.com/hk4t4 #

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