Monday, 17 August 2009

Toronto After Dark Film Festival 2009 Day 3 Vlog - Sunday August 16, 2009

Day 3 brings us lots of fun at the festival including shorts and zombies. It also officially marks the getting a wee bit tired, but that doesn't last long as Monday is going to be another rocking day at the festival!

Films Discussed
Shorts: When it Will Be Silent, Practical Guide for the Imaginary Friend (Abridged), Zombie Zombie, King of Power 4 Billion %, The Horribly Slow Murderer with the Extremely Inefficient Weapon and Zero/0.
Features: The Warlords, Dead Snow and The Revenant

Clarification: Not sure what the connection is between The Thing and the title of the homage called Zombie Zombie
Other Films Mentioned: Laser Ghosts 2: Return to Laser Cove
Love Zombies? Check out the Toronto Zombie Walk website

Zombies were everywhere! Including being nice & orderly in line for Dead Snow.

The Toronto After Dark Film Festival 2009 runs from August 14-21, 2009 at the Bloor Cinema, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


Unknown said...

snow M O B I L E :) Thanks a mint for chatting with us Shannon. FINALLY we meet. talk to you soon!

Shannon the Movie Moxie said...

Zomg, Snowmobile... of course. I feel ridiculously urban not remembering that term! They used a different term in the film though.. snow scooter perhaps? But then again it was in Norwegian.

It was awesome finally getting to meet and I'm happy to chat at any time. Looking forward to the rest of your coverage :)

Jay Clarke said...

Hey Shannon,

Wanted to clarify the Zombie Zombie thing for you. The short is actually a music video for the French techno(?) band Zombie Zombie for their track "Driving This Road Until Death Sets You Free". The whole album is pretty awesome, very reminiscent of Carpenter and Goblin.


Shannon the Movie Moxie said...

Thanks Jay, I was totally confused over the connection there! I was wondering why there was so much footage of the band playing on the screen during the short - but that makes perfect sense. It was one of my faves of the program.

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