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Great Weekend for Movie Lovers
by nashvilleff, Subscriber

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9tRN7bok4o] This weekend, you’ve got two great films to catch here in Nashville (probably available in most major cities). Mike Birbiglia’s Sleepwalk With Me is a funny, touching, awkward, modest little gem. If you’re a fan of Birbiglia, it’s a must. If you have no idea who he is, you should still check it out….

France Picks The Intouchables
by nashvilleff, Subscriber

NaFF 2012 Southwest Airlines Audience Award Winner for Best Narrative The Intouchables is the official selection of France for the upcoming Academy Awards! With Slovenia’s recent selection of A Trip, that’s two (and counting, hopefully) films being submitted to the Academy for Best Foreign Language Film. (Read the full story at Indie Wire). With this…

Silver Linings Playbook Wins TIFF Audience Award
by nashvilleff, Subscriber

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lj5_FhLaaQQ] Silver Linings Playbook, the latest from David O. Russell (Flirting with Disaster, The Fighter) has taken the coveted People’s Choice Award at the Toronto Film Festival. It’s coveted because you may have heard of a few of the past winners – The King’s Speech, Slumdog Millionaire – The Artist was runner-up last year. Even¬†foreign…

Toronto, Day 7
by nashvilleff, Subscriber

Much Ado About Nothing by Joss Whedon From announcement, this has been a highly anticipated film. Whedon, whose most recent release is The Avengers, has gotten his friends together and made a Shakespeare film (original dialogue in tact, though edited) at his house. The results are a moderate success. The adaptation sort of stumbles out…

Toronto, Day 6 – in which Cloud Atlas gets the most discussion
by nashvilleff, Subscriber

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hWnAqFyaQ5s] Cloud Atlas by Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski, and Tom Tykwer It’s kind of amazing. In posting the trailer for this, I had to watch it from beginning to end. Normally, I just grab the link and hit pause, because I don’t want to be bothered. But that only proves what Cloud Atlas can do,…