Programmer, TIFFG A Married Couple Earth Calendar Hard Core Logo Between Friends A tout prendre Careful Mansfield Park La Sarrasine Emporte--moi
Senior film writer, NOW Magazine Dead Ringers Volcano: An Inquiry Into the Life and Death of Malcolm Lowry The Rubber Gun The Sweet Hereafter Hard Core Logo Goin' down the Road Le Confort et l'indifference passing through/torn formations Begone Dull Care Les Bons Debarras
Hoolboom led to Mina Shum (Double Happiness, 1995), who led to John L'Ecuyer (Curtis's Charm, 1996), then Bruce McDonald (Hard Core Logo
, 1996), Karl Skogland (Men with Guns, 1997), Don McKellar (Last Night, 1998), David Cronenberg (eXstenZ, 1999), back to McDonald (Picture Claire, 2001) and then Stopkewich.
Nettie Wild and Kirk Tougas were there with their documentary A Place Called Chiapas; Claudia Morgado Escanilla attended with her short Sabor a Mi; Christine Haebler (Hard Core Logo
) was in town with a platoon of fellow producers participating in an exchange program; however, the biggest group of West Coasters eating bratwurst and drinking frozen Moskovskaya on the Ku'damm was the contingent attached to Dirty, the sophomore feature from 35-year-old writer/director Bruce Sweeney, whose first feature, Live Bait, captured the $25,000 Toronto-Citytv Award for Best Canadian Feature at the 1995 Toronto International Film Festival.
Vincent, it's the Catholic church that drives its male figures to sexual repression and betrayal; in Black Robe, Clearcut and The Traveller, it is misplaced idealism that puts the white do-gooders out of touch with the native culture they struggle to identify with; in Hard Core Logo
, it's the routines and lifestyle of punk rock that afflicts its central figures; in Cronenberg's films, from Shivers to Dead Ringers, it's the nature of disease or biological determinism that the likes of Roger St.
that his current release, the fake "punkumentary" Hard Core Logo, was actually about national unity.
Hard Core Logo, which concludes McDonald's rock'n'roll road trilogy, is adamantly placed in the Canadian West.
The Toronto critics, however, chose Bruce McDonald's Hard Core Logo and Robert Lepage's Le confessional as the year's best.
Henry's only competition coming from the two women of Margaret's Museum; Hutt's from Hugh Dillon and Callum Keith Rennie, the trash-talking punk rockers from Hard Core Logo. Peter Mettler's wonderfully evocative film about the Northern Lights, Picture of Light, topped out in the documentary category.
Meanwhile, looking to strike while the iron is hot, Christine Haebler, co-producer of Bruce McDonald's Hard Core Logo
, which has been invited to the Sundance Film Festival, has teamed up with Calgary-based director, Gary Burns (The Suburbanators) and producer John Hazlett on Kitchen Party, a new, hip suburban comedy now wrapping.
The comparisons between Spinal Tap and Bruce McDonald's latest feature, Hard Core Logo
Kinsella's Dance Me Outside in 1994, and is slated to release a rockin' feature, Hard Core Logo