Friday, 27 February 2009

Film Fan Fridays for Friday February 27, 2009!

Hello Film Fans and Fanatics!

Welcome to Film Fan Fridays for Friday February 27, 2009! Quiet week for releases this week with only 4 new films gracing theatres today. Take your pick from 2 French Canadians films which were selected for Canada's Top Ten 2008, a concert 'experience' or video game rebootin'. Psst... go for Canadian!

Speaking of, both our limited releases this are Canadian and films that explore very different family situations in Quebec. C'est pas moi, je le jure! / It's Not Me, I Swear!, based on the memoir by Bruno Hébert follows a trouble 10 year old as his family deals with change in 1968. Lost Song shows the strange and powerful journey of new motherhood and identity.

In wide release this week we have Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li based on the Street Fighter video games and starring Kristin Kreuk. Our last release of the week is Jonas Brothers: The 3D Experience concert film.

Have a great weekend!

Shannon

Festival Watch

Canadian Art Reel Artists Film Festival
6th Annual film festival celebrating film about visual art and artists
Continues until - March 1, 2009 at various locations in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Caribbean Tales Youth Film Festival
Continues until - 27, 2009 at various locations in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Toronto Human Rights Watch
Continues until - March 5 at various locations in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

World of Comedy Film Festival
February 27 - March 1 at Innis Town Hall in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Special Screening

Shaun of the Dead &
Hot Fuzz double bill
Presented by director Edgar Wright on Saturday February 28, 2009 at The Bloor in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Almost Advance Screening

The much anticipated graphic novel adaptation, Watchmen will be released next Friday March 6, 2009 but various theatres have screenings Thursday March 5, 2009 just before, on or after 12midnight.

Friday February 27, 2009 Releases

C'est pas moi, je le jure! / It's Not Me, I Swear!
Dir: Philippe Falardeau (Congorama)
Cast: Antoine L'Écuyer, Suzanne Clément, Daniel Brière, Gabriel Maillé, Catherine Faucher
Canada
Limited Release
Official Film Site & Trailer, IMDb Page

Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience
Dir: Bruce Hendricks (Hanna Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour)
Concert film featuring the Jonas Brothers
USA
Official Film Site & Trailer, IMDb Page

Lost Song

Writer/Dir: Rodrigue Jean (Yellowknife, Full Blast)
Cast: Suzie LeBlanc, Patrick Goyette, Marilou Longpré Pilon, Ginette Morin
Canada
Limited Release
More info at: Telefilm Canada website, Domino Film, IMDb Page

Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li
Dir: Andrzej Bartkowiak (Doom, Romeo Must Die)
Cast: Kristin Kreuk, Chris Klein, Michael Clarke Duncan, Josie Ho, Neal McDonough, Robin Shou, Moon Bloodgood, Pei-pei Cheng
Canada/India/USA/Japan
Official Film Site & Trailer, IMDb Page

**please note this list of releases reflects first run film released in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as of February 27, 2009**

2 comments:

Jamie said...

Hi Shannon.

I've visited your blog a few times, but I don't think I've actually commented on anything. This is really impressive.

I look forward to reading more consistently.

Shannon the Movie Moxie said...

Thanks for commenting Jamie, I am glad to hear you are enjoying the site!

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