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Monday, June 10, 2013

Sean Kelly

What I Watched – June 4-9

I’ve been taking a continuing education course on film production over the last few weeks and I expect that the number of films I watch are going to decrease, as I become more busy actually making them.  That said, there is never a week that goes by, in which I don’t see at least one film.  This past week is highlighted by the start of the TIFF Bell Lightbox’s summer season, which is headlined by a film programme celebrating a century of Chinese cinema.  So, let’s move on to what I watched.

Theatrical Screenings

  • Hava Nagila: The Movie – An entertaining doc, though the specific references to Jewish culture went over my head.
  • The East – Liked how this thriller focuses more on character than action.
  • A Chinese Ghost Story – Martial arts romance meets Evil Dead
  • A Better Tomorrow (rewatch) - Good ol' John Woo with his epic gunfights and family melodrama.

Blu-Ray

  • Skull World (rewatch) – Keep an eye out for my blu-ray review next week.

Sean Kelly

About Sean Kelly -

Sean Patrick Kelly is a self-described über-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).