Hello Film Fans and Fanatics!!!
Two seems to be the magic number this week! Two films festivals: RESFEST and Toronto Arab Film Festival, two sneak previews: Blood Diamond and The Holiday, two Canadian releases: The Hamster Cage and Unnatural & Accidental. With all of those choices will it be too much to decided what to choose? I'll leave that decision to you!
November 30 - December 3, 2006 at Theatre D at the Royal Theatre, Toronto
Toronto Arab Film Festival
November 29 - December 3, 2006 at various locations, Toronto
Blood Diamond starring Djimon Hounsou, Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Connelly, directed by Edward Zwick (The Last Samurai, Legends of the Fall) has a sneak preview Saturday December 2nd at 7:15 at Paramount, Varsity, Sheppard Grande and numerous other theatres.
The Holiday starring Kate Winslet, Cameron Diaz, Jude Law and Jack Black, directed by Nancy Meyers (Something's Gotta Give, What Women Want) has a sneak preview Saturday December 2nd at 7:oo at Paramount and Varsity.
Have a great weekend!!
Friday December 1st, 2006 Releases
The Hamster Cage
Writer/Dir: Larry Kent (Mothers and Daughters, Yesterday, High Stakes)
Cast: Jillian Fargey, Alan Scarfe, Scott Hylands, Carly Pope
The Nativity Story
Dir: Catherine Hardwicke (Lords of Dogtown, Thirteen)
Cast: Keisha Castle-Hughes, Oscar Isaac, Ciarán Hinds, Shohred Aghdashloo
Dir: John Stockwell (Into the Blue, Blue Crush Crazy/Beautiful)
Cast: Olivia Wilde, Josh Duhamel, Beau Garrett, Melissa George
Unnatural & Accidental
Dir: Carl Bessai (Severed, Émile, Lola <2001>)
Cast: Callum Keith Rennie, Tantoo Cardinal, Carmen Moore
Van Wilder: The Rise Of Taj
Dir: Mort Nathan (Boat Trip)
Cast: Kal Penn, Lauren Cohan, Daniel Percival
**please note this list of releases reflects first run film released in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on Dec 1, 2006**