Politi-Flix

Harry Potter’s window on our world

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Emily Watson, Rupert Grint, Michael Gambon, Alan Rickman; Directed by David Yates

A film about bombs that doesn't 'bomb'

The Hurt Locker

Starring Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty, Ralph Fiennes
Directed by Katherine Bigelow

Wanted by the FBI

The Food, Inc. Cinematic Gastronomic Emporium

We strive to bring you the finest in documentary film fare at reasonable prices.

Non-transformational

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

Starring Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, John Turturro, Ramon Rodriguez
Directed by Michael Bay

Rating: Transform me back to Cannes after this!

Adopting 'problem' film children

Adopting ‘problem’ film children

To: America
From: The Cannes Film Adoption Agency
Date: May 25, 2009 (the day after our annual festival)
Re: Films for Adoption

Dear America,

Because you recently adopted one of our showcased films, we wanted to let you know about other films that you might be interested in adopting.

Cannes 2009: An embarrassment of riches

Tweets of Doug Young

• Pick up press materials; crowded film schedule just for competition; many more films being shopped to buyers in separate section. — 8:06 AM, May 13

• Starting tomorrow, look for tweets of all films I see at Cannes. — 3:23 PM, May 13

Cannes 2009: I am curious, yellow

Tweet, tweet

• Made it to Cannes Film Festival & weather is beautiful; red carpet is rolled out; crowds are smaller, must be fear of swine flu. — 9:06 PM, May 12

• DAMN! Drew a yellow press badge again — relegated to 2nd class status; I’m humiliated! Feel like an untouchable among decadence. — 8:04 AM, May 13

earthism

earth

A documentary from Disneynature studios narrated by James Earl Jones and directed by Alastair Fothergill and Mark Linfield

Rating: If you’ve seen one of these penguin and polar bear films, you’ve seen them all.

'Knowing' before it was known

Knowing

Starring Nicholas Cage, Rose Byrne,
Chandler Canterbury, Lara Robinson

Directed by Alex Proyas

Rating: Q W E R T Y I U O P S R A T S 3 Z X C V B N M L K O U E W [it’s in here]