This week at The Bloor, looks at music therapy for Alzheimer's patients in the uneven, but moving Alive Inside and a rallying cry against the rich American right wing in Citizen Koch.
This week at The Bloor brings a pair of well meaning, obvious, and slightly off documentaries: Video Games: The Movie and Walking the Camino: Six Ways to Santiago.
There's only one new film at The Bloor this week - the okay, but very niche look at tailoring Men of the Cloth - but there's still a ton of great events going on at the cinema over the next seven days.
This week at The Bloor brings the premiere of the latest from Paradise Lost director Joe Berlinger, the solid Whitey: The United States v. James J. Bulger and the rousing sports drama Next Goal Wins.
This week at The Bloor, The Case Against 8 takes a heartfelt and intricate look at a hot button issue, while The Internet's Own Boy stumbles in the exact opposite way.
This week at The Bloor, a frightening and fascinating look inside the world's first "internet addiction treatment camp" in Web Junkie and the rightfully Oscar nominated foreign film The Missing Picture.
This week's batch of docs at The Bloor includes looks at one of the world's most powerful artists in Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case, one of the world's most influential jazz critics and divisive libertarian pundits in The Pleasures of Being Out of Step, and one of rock's most infamous and inspiring cultural catastrophes in Rock and Roll's Greatest Failure: Otway the Movie.
This week at the Bloor, a look at an inspirational pianist that picked up an Academy Award this year and a not so inspiration, but comprehensive and artistically enlightened look at the history of teenagers.
This week at The Bloor brings the hilarious, heartbreaking, and touching anti-rock doc crowd pleaser Mistaken for Strangers and the somewhat disappointing and frustrating historical mystery The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden.
After a few weeks away, our Bloor Cinema column returns with new looks at Errol Morris' look at Donald Rumsfeld in The Unknown Known and the gorgeous experimental documentary The Great Flood.
Only one new regular release film for the next two weeks at The Bloor (aside from the still great and sticking around Particle Fever): a lovely, frank, and deeply personal look at the relationship and friendship of two of cinema's greatest in Liv & Ingmar.
This week at The Bloor brings the strangely charming, entertaining and informative look at the Hadron Super Collider Particle Fever and a sadly scattershot and uneven look at a pin-up icon in Bettie Page Reveals All.
Thanks to some mid-week openings, the first of our two columns this week about what's playing at the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema looks at the love letter to street photography Everybody Street, the Doc Soup selection for March La Maison De La Radio (a misfire looking into the inner workings of public broadcaster Radio France), and a look at a one night only screening of the exceptional music documentary Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton: This is Stones Throw Records.
We review the one new film at The Bloor this week, a look inside the US Federal Reserve in Money for Nothing, and look ahead to a slew of events over the next two weeks, including return engagements of all of this years Oscar nominated documentary features, the Oscars themselves, several returning series, and an appearance from famed stand-up comedy icon Paul Mooney.
This week at The Bloor, entertaining looks at some hard headed intellectual icons that are often talked about in hushed reverential tones: atheist pundits Lawrence Krauss and Richard Dawkins in The Unbelievers and the the late, controversial American writer and wit Gore Vidal in Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia.