Friday, August 29, 2008

Tentative TIFF Schedule

With news of the lottery results behind me (Box #9 was drawn, out of 78... My order was probably in the 20s), I feel like I can post my tentative schedule without jinxing myself. It is:

04 Thursday
One Day You'll Understand (Amos Gitai) 18:00 Ryerson
Ocean Flame (Liu Fendou) 20:30 Varsity 4
JCVD (Mabrouk El Mechri) 23:59 Ryerson

05 Friday
Revanche (Gotz Spielmann) 9:30 ScotiaBank 3
The Sky Crawlers (Mamoru Oshii) 12:00 ScotiaBank 1
33 Scenes From Life (Malgoska Szumowska) 15:45 ScotiaBank 3
Serbis (Brillante Mendoza) 18:00 Varsity 2
The Burning Plain (Guillermo Arriaga) 20:30 Winter Garden Theater
Detroit Metal City (Toshio Lee) 23:59 Ryerson

06 Saturday
Zift (Javor Gardev) 9:15 ScotiaBank 3
Dioses (Josue Mendez) 12:45 AMC7
Vinyan (Fabrice Du Welz) 15:15 ScotiaBank 2
Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist (Peter Sollett) 18:00 Ryerson
Pontypool (Bruce McDonald) 20:00 AMC6
Deadgirl (Marcel Sarmiento / Gadi Harel) 23:59 Ryerson

07 Sunday
35 Shots of Rum (Claire Denis) 9:15 ScotiaBank 4
The Secret Life of Bees (Gina Prince-Bythewood) 12:00 Isabel Bader
Is There Anybody There? (John Crowley) 15:00 Ryerson
Jerichow (Christian Petzold) 17:30 ScotiaBank 4
Zack and Miri Make a Porno (Kevin Smith) 21:15 Ryerson
Not Quite Hollywood (Mark Hartley) 23:59 Ryerson

08 Monday
Still Walking (Hirokazu Kore-eda) 9:15 ScotiaBank 1
New York, I Love You (Various) 12:00 Ryerson
Uncertainty (Scott McGehee / David Siegel) 14:45 AMC9
Better Things (Duane Hopkins) 17:45 AMC7
Three Wise Men (Mika Kaurismaki) 19:45 AMC2
Plastic City (Yu Lik-wai) 21:30 AMC6
Acolytes (Jon Hewitt) 23:59 Ryerson

09 Tuesday
Flash of Genius (Marc Abraham) 9:00 Ryerson
Two-Legged Horse (Samira Makhmalbaf) 12:00 ScotiaBank 4
Flame & Citron (Ole Christian Madsen) 14:45 ScotiaBank 2
Tonight (Werner Schroeter) 18:15 ScotiaBank 2
The Brothers Bloom (Rian Johnson) 21:00 Ryerson
The Burrowers (JT Petty) 23:59 Ryerson

10 Wednesday
The Hurt Locker (Kathryn Bigelow) 9:00 Ryerson
A Year Ago in Winter (Caroline Link) 12:00 Ryerson
Slumdog Millionaire (Danny Boyle) 15:15 Ryerson
The Beaches of Agnes (Agnes Varda) 19:15 Varsity8
Liverpool (Lisandro Alonso) 21:30 Jackman Hall
Martyrs (Pascal Laugier) 23:59 Ryerson

11 Thursday
Hooked (Adrian Sitaru) 9:45 ScotiaBank 4
With a Little Help From Myself (Francois Dupeyron) 11:45 ScotiaBank 3
The Dungeon Masters (Keven McAlester) 15:15 AMC10
The Sea Wall (Rithy Panh) 17:30 Ryerson
Me and Orson Welles (Richard Linklater) 21:00 Ryerson

12 Friday
Adam Resurrected (Paul Schrader) 9:45 ScotiaBank 2
What Doesn't Kill You (Brian Goodman) 12:45 ScotiaBank 2
Pride and Glory (Gavin O'Connor) 14:45 Ryerson
Birdsong (Albert Serra) 17:00 AMC4
Achilles and the Tortoise (Takeshi Kitano) 20:00 Varsity 8
Sexykiller (Miguel Marti) 23:59 Ryerson

13 Saturday
The Wrestler (Darren Aronofsky) 9:00 Ryerson
Genova (Michael Winterbottom) 12:00 Ryerson
RocknRolla (Guy Ritchie) 14:45 Ryerson
A Woman in Berlin (Max Farberbock) 17:45 Varsity 1
Miracle at St. Anna (Spike Lee) 20:30 Ryerson


Adam said...

Oh my God. There's stuff on this list I've heard of.

I guess I'll do some predictions...
Highest rated: The Secret Life of Bees
Lowest rated: Anything slightly obscure or foreign

Shannon the Movie Moxie said...

I have no idea how you do the midnight screenings and then 9am ones. That is quite the feat!

Good luck on your selections!

kenru said...

We Actually have five screenings in common, Jeremy. That's considerably more than last year.