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Andrew Robinson

I love movies, I love TV so obviously I blog. You can read all my other ramblings on this and that over at https://gmanreviews.com

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Let’s start out with sorry. You ever have a moment where everything just stops and a few days later you realise the world around you kept going??? Well that just happened to me. Between the last couple days of TIFF and returning to Jamaica I’ve had my brain on complete

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Today was a day of firsts. Today was the first time I watched a shorts cuts programme at TIFF (liked 6 of the 7 shorts shown), I saw my first Miyazaki film on the big screen and generally had a great weird time. I am not going to mention my

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If I just used this introductory paragraph to discuss how weird the weather has been in Toronto I could go on for a while. It’s just downright weird. But let’s get in to the TIFF movies from today. GABRIELLE (dir. Louise Archambault) Is love inherent? When do you limit it?

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It’s as if I brought my Jamaican weather to Toronto today as it was searingly hot outside, which made for a great day inside to watch movies. THE UNKNOWN KNOWN (dir. Errol Morris) This is not the 9/11 Pentagon tell all. This isn’t a bad thing, it is just a

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Today was a light day for me with a couple of films followed by an amazing meet-up with a ton of local cinephiles and TIFF goers at a pub around the corner. It’s nothing but smiles and joy here at TIFF 2013… THE DOG (dir. Allison Berg & Frank Keraudren) In

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After yesterday’s muggy day today was a bright warm morning where I hated myself for walking out to start the day with jacket in hand. The jacket just became a personal carry-on luggage that I didn’t need and I hated that. This should be one my few early mornings and

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A rainy day in Toronto started with me at the Bloor Cinema, eating udon noodles in china town and then eventually capping off with South Korean animation and Eli Roth’s latest horror delight. PALO ALTO (dir. Gia Coppola) The film based on a series of short stories written by James

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Day 2 of TIFF is now over and while my number of events/screenings has decreased from yesterday I will soon begin my craziness – before the weekend is over I hope to add another 10 films into my “watched” column. So here’s today’s offerings: SOUTHCLIFFE (dir. Sean Durkin) In a

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I’ve completed my first day of TIFF-ing and it’s great to be back in Toronto seeing the films enjoy their moment. I started by picking up my tickets at the box office, I’m now up to 39 screenings in 11 days planned. Here’s today’s offerings: TIM’S VERMEER (dir. Teller) In

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This is not a Hayao Miyazaki joint. I repeat, this is not a Hayao Miyazaki joint. Not to put a slight against Goro Miyazaki, director of From Up on Poppy Hill and son of Hayao, but a warning of sorts. I feel everyone I talk to about this film has

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My Neighbor Totoro (1988) and was Miyazaki’s fourth feature film. Here he’s able to slow down the pace and spend more time on mood and life.

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TVTV Recaps

From Don’s control issues to the entire office running on speed and B vitamens, get caught up on the latest episodes of MAD MEN.

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TVTV Recaps

Chevy, Marie, and a big move for Sterling Cooper Draper Price – find out everything that happened on the latest episode of MAD MEN.

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TVTV Recaps

This week on Mad Men, we enter the lives of our regular characters as they react to the news of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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TVTV Recaps

So it seems no one around here has been talking Mad Men. Did you guys miss me that much? I’ll take that back. I believe it’s just me missing Mad Men and the fact that I spent the last three weeks binge watching previous three seasons.

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What makes Airplane! better than Meet the Spartans or Detention better than Scary Movie 2000??? Well this the question I pose to myself as I try to reconcile what was the first two episodes of this season of Community, “History 101” and “Paranormal Parentage”, against what was a spectacular third

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