Joni Mitchell – Woman of Heart and Mind – USA – 2003 – Documentary. “One of the great talents of her or anyone else’s generation gets the royal treatment with this superb two-hour (with bonus material) documentary. It’s all here (via interviews, including conversations past and present with Mitchell herself, photos, generous helpings of concert… Continue reading Joni Mitchell – Woman of Heart and Mind
The Outside Chance of Maximillian Glick – 1988 – Comedy – “What to do when you’re 13 years old and its 1964 and you’re about to have your Bar Mitzvah in the middle of a little town in the prairies and your family is freaking out because you’re playing piano with the new girl down… Continue reading The Outside Chance of Maximillian Glick
Hollywood Bollywood – 2002 – Musical Comedy – Director Deepa Mehta takes the Bollywood format to Toronto. Lots of fun with the Indian cultural cliche of the son who doesn’t want to marry within his race. Scene-stealers include a hindu matriarch who quotes Shakespeare and a cross-dressing chauffeur.
Next of Kin – 1984 – Comedy – Atom Egoyan’s first feature film. bored, depressed middle-class youth seeks adventure by claiming to be long-lost son of Armenian family.
My American Cousin – 1985 – Comedy – Bored young teen girl in central BC in the late 50’s is wowed by the arrival of an older “delinquent” cousin from the States.