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TIFF’12: Day 7

September 16, 2012 — 2 Comments

I had to wake up early for Day 7, not because I had a movie to see, but because I wanted to head down to the festival box office to exchange some of my back-half vouchers for tickets. I went ahead and did that, but then had nothing left to do, so I decided, to throw in an extra screening for the morning.

It’s not always easy choosing a random option at the last minute, especially since many screenings are already “rush line only.” I didn’t have too many screenings to choose from, and ultimately I settled on something with a director I didn’t care for, but a cast I loved. Continue Reading…


When Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire was first released theatrically in 2005 I loved it. I thought that it executed the drama and comedy and action so well that I made sure to see it twice before it hit DVD. Then I did not watch it again until just before film 7 came out. That’s five years and two movies later. Two great movies. I was genuinely excited to go back and see Goblet of Fire again and relive all the fun of the Triwizard Tournament.

And then I actually watched the movie. Click to read more