Our chat with TIFF's director of film programs Jesse Wente about the meticulous process of restoring an almost lost Canadian cult classic The Mask, one of the first 3D horror films ever!
We take a look inside the TIFF Bell Lightbox's newest gallery exhibit dedicated to the works of noted auteur Stanley Kubrick.
We talk to TIFF Bell Lightbox Head of Film Programming (and massive dork at heart) Jesse Wente about round 2 of the Lightbox's now comprehensive look at the films of Studio Ghibli. We also talk about what the films mean to him, the iconography behind My Neighbor Totoro and Grave of the Fireflies, hidden gems in the program people might not be aware of, how the films of Studio Ghibli encompass the very goals the TIFF Bell Lightbox strives towards as an organization, and why he’s honoured to be a part of this showcase of films by not only a great filmmaker, but one of the greatest artists the world has ever known.
In honour of the huge David Cronenberg exhibit and retrospective currently happening at the TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto (running until January 19th), Dork Shelf talks to a plethora of film writers, personalities, programmers, podcasters, and filmmakers about what their favourite Cronenberg films are.
We take a look inside the TIFF Bell Lightbox's Designing 007: 50 Years of Bond Style exhibit looking at all things shaken and stirred, and we talk with head of Lightbox Film Programming Jesse Wente about bringing the exhibit to Toronto and some of his personal favourites from the exhibit.