June 27th, 2017

MIFF day ten: Win Win, Senna, Bullhead, Guilty of Romance

Win Win (Tom McCarthy, USA) Mike Flaherty (Paul Giamatti) is the Dennis Denuto of his small New Jersey town. With business in a down-turn and unable to afford an I.T. guy, Flaherty is forced to fix his malfunctioning computer back-up system himself, between unblocking the toilet and attempting to find the source of a mysterious […]

MIFF day eight: The Big Sleep, Oki’s Movie, Cold Fish

The Big Sleep (Howard Hawks, United States) One of the many events happening at the fringes of MIFF this year is a series of “illustrated film talks” by noted British academic Adrian Wootton, canvassing subjects such as Frank Sinatra, Graham Greene, and Elvis Presley, among others. After the film talk “Howard Hawks: An Introduction” guests […]