Friday, December 01, 2006

Film Fan Fridays for Friday December 1st, 2006!

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!

Festival Watch
RESFEST
November 30 - December 3, 2006 at Theatre D at the Royal Theatre, Toronto
http://www.resfest.ca/

Toronto Arab Film Festival
November 29 - December 3, 2006 at various locations, Toronto
www.taff.ca

Sneeky sneeky....................................
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!!

Shannon

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
Canada
Limited Release

The Nativity Story
Dir: Catherine Hardwicke (Lords of Dogtown, Thirteen)
Cast: Keisha Castle-Hughes, Oscar Isaac, Ciarán Hinds, Shohred Aghdashloo
USA

Turistas
Dir: John Stockwell (Into the Blue, Blue Crush Crazy/Beautiful)
Cast: Olivia Wilde, Josh Duhamel, Beau Garrett, Melissa George
USA

Unnatural & Accidental
Dir: Carl Bessai (Severed, Émile, Lola <2001>)
Cast: Callum Keith Rennie, Tantoo Cardinal, Carmen Moore
Canada
Limited Release

Van Wilder: The Rise Of Taj
Dir: Mort Nathan (Boat Trip)
Cast: Kal Penn, Lauren Cohan, Daniel Percival
USA

**please note this list of releases reflects first run film released in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on Dec 1, 2006**

2 comments:

Jamie said...

2 unbelievable things in this weeks releases: Leonardo's accent and Jack Black as a romantic interest!

Sacred Suzie said...

LOL, I agree, those two things ARE unbelievable.

I doubt I'll have time for movies this weekend (sniff). Maybe while R is at sea these next couple of weeks I'll go out and see Volver.