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Hot Docs 2012:
The First Big Day

On the first official day of Hot Docs 2012 following last night's gala, Canadian content dominates our reviews with looks at El Huaso, The Final Member, Legend of a Warrior, Crimes Without Honour, Who Cares?, and Fists of Pride. We also take a look at Big Boys Gone Bananas!*, My Thai Bride, Her Master's Voice, Planet of Snail, Colombianos, Ping Pong, and Laura

Hot Docs 2012 Reviews: Part 4

We break out the big guns for today's Hot Docs 2012 preview with a lot of titles that have gone rush, including Indie Game: The Movie, We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists, Detropia, Finding Truelove, Bones Brigade: An Autobiography, and The World Before Her. Also looks at Sexy Baby, Mom and Me, Beware of Mr. Baker, and The Job.

Hot Docs 2012 Reviews: Part 2

In day two of our look at this year's upcoming Hot Docs International Documentary Film Festival, we take a look at The Queen of Versailles, Not a Carwash, Beauty is Embarrassing< /cite>, Herman's House, Despite the Gods, Oma & Bella, Ballroom Dancer, and GLOW: The Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling.

Hot Docs 2012 Reviews: Part 1

Our first batch of reviews for Hot Docs 2012 are in! Today we have a look at opening night film Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, The Invisible War, Wildness, Smoke Traders, Playing the Fool, Jeff, The Mystery of Mazo de la Roche, Inocente, The Great Liberty, and James Franco's Francophrenia (Or: Don't Kill Me, I Know Where the Baby Is).

Canadian Film Fest At a Glance

Dork Shelf film writers Andrew Parker, Phil Brown, Will Perkins, and Noah Taylor take a look at some of the films playing at this year's Canadian Film Fest, running from March 28th to March 31st at The Royal in Toronto.