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Sunday, September 20, 2009

Sean Kelly

TIFF09: Wrap-Up

My seventh experience at the Toronto International Film Festival has come to a close. I had a pretty good experience numbers-wise, matching my 2007 numbers. However, I do have to say last year had more enjoyable films for me.


Here is my wrap up:


Top Three Favourite Films

  1. Suck
  2. The Disappearance of Alice Creed
  3. The Hole
Honourable Mentions
Films I Most Wish I Could Have Seen
  • A Serious Man
  • Up in the Air

Favourite Festival Moment

  • Volunteering at Ryerson during the Up in the Air screening (even if I was no where close to the red carpet

Final Number of Ticketed Films Seen
  • 11 (10 if you don't include Origins of Factum)
Number of Films Seen While Posted Inside a Theatre During Volunteer Shift
  • 2

Programme Tally
  • Discovery - 2
  • Midnight Madness - 2
  • Special Presentations - 2
  • Vanguard - 2
  • Contemporary World Cinema - 1
  • Future Projections - 1
  • Gala Presentations - 1
Theatre Tally
  • Scotiabank Cinemas - 4
  • Varsity Cinemas - 3
  • AMC Yonge & Dundas - 2
  • Ryerson Theatre - 2

And that ends my coverage of the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival.

Sean Kelly

About Sean Kelly -

Sean Patrick Kelly is a self-described ├╝ber-geek, who has been an avid film lover for all his life. He graduated from York University in 2010 with an honours B.A. in Cinema and Media Studies and he likes to believe he knows what he’s talking about when he writes about film (despite occasionally going on pointless rants).