Another Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows trailer

They’ve released another, longer trailer. I suppose it’s the official full length one, although it’s actually a trailer for part one and part two. It looks like the focus of it is material from part two though (weird choice IMO, but I’m not complaining *grin*). Anyway here it is:

The interesting thing is that it has [...]

Due South: the review master list

"Due South" (Canada/USA, 1994-1996)
Runtime: around 45′ per episode
Creator: Paul Haggis
Cast: Paul Gross, David Marciano, Beau Starr, Catherine Bruhier, Tony Craig, Daniel Kash, Gordon Pinsent, Camilla Scott, Ramona Milano
Production House: Alliance Atlantis Communications, Baton Broadcasting Incorporated (BBS), CBS Productions, CTV Television Network, Paul Haggis Productions
Themes: Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Police, Crime, Chicago, Canada, Wolf
Plot: The [...]

More Paul Gross clips

Thursday, 3 June 2010, 22:17 | Category : Slices, The Canadian film industry
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This is a nice two part interview in which he talks about his whole career.
Also, I found some good spoofs. One is a spoof of H2O (a two part production for HBO which starred and was also written by Paul Gross). But there is also a beautiful Due South spoof *grin*
What totally gets me, though, [...]

Men Who Stare at Goats - lots of goats and a funny premise

I like the new film review format better than the old one, so I’m going to continue using it for now. However, I’m not going to include the “General Comments” section on everything. Sometimes I just don’t have that much to say and so there’s no point in rambling on.
The Men Who Stare at [...]

The Witches of Eastwick (1987) review or how I much preferred the series ;-P

Whew, I’m finally up to date on my film diary *grin*
The Witches of Eastwick (USA, 1987)
Seen: Sunday, 23rd May 2010
Runtime: 118′
Director: George Miller
Cast: Jack Nicholson, Cher, Susan Sarandon, Michelle Pfeiffer, Veronica Cartwright
Production House: Warner Bros. Pictures, The Guber-Peters Company, Kennedy Miller Productions
Plot: (from imdb)
Three single women in a picturesque village have their wishes granted [...]

FILM SPOTTING: June 2010 in Polish cinemas

Green Zone (France/USA/Spain/UK, 2010)
Release Date (Poland): 4th June 2010
Release Date (worldwide): 26th February 2010
Runtime: 115′
Director: Paul Greengrass
Cast: Matt Damon
Production House: Universal Pictures, Studio Canal, Relativity Media, Working Title Films, Antena 3 Films
Plot: (from imdb)
Discovering covert and faulty intelligence causes a U.S. Army officer to go rogue as he hunts for Weapons of Mass Destruction [...]

Double Take - the cold war told through Alfred Hitchcock

Double Take (Belgium/Germany/Netherlands, 2009)
Seen: Friday, 30th April 2010 (cinema)
Runtime: 80′
Director: Johan Grimonprez
Production House: Zap-O-Matik, Nikovantastic Film, Volya Films
Plot: A strange collage of Hitchcock, Hitchcock’s look-a-like Ron Burrage and the cold war period.

Rating: -0 (Ok)
Impressions In Short
Interesting and quirky, but I was a bit disappointed. I hoped it would be funnier.
More About the Film
I think [...]

The Shock Doctrine - a comprehensive history of neoliberalism

The Shock Doctrine (UK, 2009)
Seen: Thursday, 29th April 2010 (cinema)
Runtime: 79′
Director: Mat Whitecross, Michael Winterbottom
Production House: Renegade Pictures, Revolution Films
Plot: (from imdb)
An investigation of “disaster capitalism”, based on Naomi Klein’s proposition that neo-liberal capitalism feeds on natural disasters, war and terror to establish its dominance.

Rating: +0 (Liked It)
Impressions In Short
A very informative and interesting [...]

Zamaana Deewana - one of Shahrukh’s many Rahuls

Zamaana Deewana (India, 1995)
Seen: Wednesday, 28th April 2010 (DVD, repeat viewing)
Runtime: 170′
Director: Ramesh Sippy
Cast: Shahrukh Khan, Raveena Tandon, Anupam Kher
Production House: Ramesh Sippy Enterprises, Sippy Films
Plot: A slightly crazy police inspector comes up with an unusual way of stopping the violence between two gangs - make the children of the two enemies fall in [...]

A mi madre le gustan las mujeres - a crazy lesbian comedy

A mi madre le gustan las mujeres (Spain, 2002)
Seen: Thursday, 22nd April 2010 (cinema, LGBT retrospective)
Runtime: 96′
Director: Daniela Féjerman, Inés París
Cast: Leonor Watling, Rosa Maria Sard?, María Pujalte, Silvia Abascal, Eliska Sirová, Chisco Amado
Production House: Fernando Colomo Producciones Cinematográficas S.L.
Plot: A middle-aged lady ends up in a lesbian relationship. Her three daughters have to [...]