TIFF Day 2 – Imogene

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Kristen Don’t - ★½

[TIFF listing]

Directors: Robert Pulcini, Shari Springer Berman  //  Country: USA  //  2012  //  Language: English  //  Runtime:103 minutes  //  Principal Cast: Annette Bening, Matt Dillon, Darren Criss, Kristen Wiig

Husband and wife team Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini’s fourth directorial feature (American Splendor being the splash-making debut with The Nanny Diaries and The Extra Man being the more forgettable follow-ups) tries to tackle the story of Imogene (Kristen Wiig), a failed play-write in her late thirties who fakes a suicide attempt in order to get the attention of her ex-boyfriend.

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TIFF 2012 – A look ahead

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| o | – It’s TIFF 2012 time!

 

I finished up at my job at the tail end of July and we all (@dunnez, @oheag2 and previously @parallellevision) moved out of our lovely old house on Toronto’s Davenport Road. Since then I have spent time faffing about with my family, camping in Canada’s wondrous Algonquin Park and travelling around the eastern side of the US. Usually you do all those things and then go back to your homeland, but since Christmas when I formulated this plan I knew I had to base my exit strategy from Toronto around one thing – TIFF.

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On the shelf… Bridesmaids

Borrowed, blue, old and new - ★★★

Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo’s take on the arduous task of being a bridesmaid is original , honest and most importantly funny.
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