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Remains of the Day: Emond’s La Donation Claims 3, Moverman’s The Messenger opens Woodstock

Better than reading QT’s quote/rant about not thinking that Orson Welles is any good, with the release of Inglourious Basterds this week, the web has given plenty of space a viral clip of Tarantino’s oddly-devised top 20 list post 1992/93.

Better than reading QT’s quote/rant about not thinking that Orson Welles is any good, with the release of Inglourious Basterds this week, the web has given plenty of space a viral clip of Tarantino’s oddly-devised top 20 list post 1992/93. Here are a list of odds and ends and that vid below for Monday, the 17th of August…

1. The Return of Bruno 
Bruce Willis confirms cameo for Stallone’s The Expendables. (Via MTV Blogs)

2. I Get No Respect
P.R nightmare at U.S. airport as Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan gets no star treatment. Word to Fox Searchlight next year: make sure that junket press tour for My Name is Khan begins on a high note.

3. The Military Smoke a Peace Pipe
Oren Moverman’s Berlin Film Festival winning The Messenger opens The 10th Woodstock Film Fest (Via IndieWIRE)

4. “Passing” it onto the Sundance Channel 
Spike Lee’s docu Passing Strange: The Movie begins August 26 on you guessed it….Sundance’s VOD channel. (Via Screen Daily)

5. David Gordon Green and Friends 
Short films from DGG, McBride and Franco are on the score card for Sundance’s “Downtown and Dirty Shorts” in L.A. See Info on one-time event.

6. Riveting Doc on HBO tonite. 
Ian Olds’ Tribeca preemed doc Fixer: The Taking of Ajmal Naqshbandi on HBO tonite – click here for trailer.

7. Love Me Three Times
Bernard Émond’s La Donation wins three awards at the Locarno Film Festival. Go see it at TIFF. (See pic above)

8. On the Q.T and not hush hush…
Cinephile Tarantino lists his top 20 films since Reservoir Dogs which includes Woody Allen’s Anything Else. Really? (Via The Auteurs Daily)

1/2. Alumni Update
Congrats to former IONCINEMA.com film reporter Barbara Celis on receiving the USC Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism Fellowship.

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Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist, and critic at IONCINEMA.com, established in 2000. A regular at Sundance, Cannes, and Venice, Eric holds a BFA in film studies from the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013, he served on the narrative competition jury at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson’s "This Teacher" (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022, he was a New Flesh Juror for Best First Feature at the Fantasia International Film Festival. Current top films for 2023 include The Zone of Interest (Glazer), Inside the Yellow Cocoon Shell (Pham Thien An), Totem (Lila Avilés), La Chimera (Alice Rohrwacher), All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt (Raven Jackson).

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