Hi Again. Thanks for coming back. Today, in addition to 4 films and one late night party, I managed to have a window of time that allowed me to have a nice dinner and small shopping spree - so I have now contributed nicely to the Canadian economy. First thing this morning, I saw THE DRESSMAKER, directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse and starring Kate Winslet. Moorhouse, known for her weepie HOW TO MAKE AN AMERICAN QUILT, wasn't quite sure which tone to give to this most recent novel adaptation...so she went with several. What starts out as a "Screwball Western" changes genres and mood so many … [Read more...] about TIFF 2015 – Day #6
Hello Everyone, This is a short & easy newsletter this week. We had another incredible weekend at THE NEON. People are really liking Woody Allen's latest film - TO ROME WITH LOVE (some people have been quite vocal about their disgust for the review that appeared in Dayton Daily...and some have said they like the film as much as MIDNIGHT IN PARIS). In addition, MOONRISE KINGDOM continues to draw big crowds. Thank you so much for your support of these films. (You can visit either official site by clicking the titles above.) Check out this fun "Behind the Scenes Clip." [yframe … [Read more...] about 2 Great Films, Another Great Weekend at THE NEON!
Hello Everyone, Wow! What a fantastic week!! Thank you to everyone who has come out and supported us over the hot, stormy week and weekend. It has been our absolute best ever!! (2nd place now goes to our opening of MILK while SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE was playing in our other auditorium.) I'm sad to say it, but THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL and HYSTERIA are on their way out. On Friday, we will open the latest from Woody Allen - TO ROME WITH LOVE. Allen's last film - MIDNIGHT IN PARIS - was our longest running film last year (13 weeks)...we're anxious to see how this new film performs. And it … [Read more...] about Best Week Ever + TO ROME WITH LOVE at THE NEON!