Film Reviews

Don't Just Animate Me

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Raveling — Eighty-five-year-old Eldridge Von Waistcoat sits dejected on his couch, feathers floating about his destroyed apartment. Something seems odd about the motion of the feathers, until we realize that everything is moving in reverse. Only at the close of the film — in a bittersweet, comic twist — do we learn the reason for his tantrum. (AMC)

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9

1 p.m.: Hidden Children — A true story about 40 Jewish children on their way to Palestine who were blocked by the German and Italian occupation of Yugoslavia in 1941. (AMC)

1:30 p.m.: Kilometre 0 — Iraq, 1988. Young husband and father Ako, who has a Kurdish background, is forced to join Saddam Hussein's army. Ako thinks it's his lucky day when he receives orders to escort the return of a fellow soldier's corpse to his family. But his driver turns out to be an anti-Kurd Arab. The mismatched duo take an unexpected voyage across the majestic Iraqi landscape. (AMC)

3 p.m.: Love and Happiness — Two friends roam the streets, have tedious jobs, and try to entertain themselves by falling in love with the wrong men until one realizes she has to break away. (AMC)

Frenching — On the last night of summer camp 1988, Robby and Stephanie face the greatest challenge of their young lives — to French or not to French. (AMC)



3:30 p.m.: Play — A young nurse with big eyes and even bigger headphones walks the streets of Santiago like a silver ball in a pinball machine, shooting from one person's life to another's. When she is not reading National Geographic articles to her Hungarian patient or flirting with a gardener in the park, she is following a 33-year-old architect whose wallet she finds after he is mugged. (AMC)

5 p.m.: What's Bugging Seth — Nothing can stop a young deaf man from forming a successful bug extermination business. He finds comfort and romance with a double amputee — until an ex-lover steps back into the picture. (AMC)

The Mirror — A twisted journey of desperation, disaster, and destiny, following the lives of three men over the course of one night. (AMC)

5:30 p.m.: Off-ramps — More and more cities across the United States are criminalizing the day-to-day activities of the homeless.



Never Doubt — The inspiring story of the rebirth of the southernmost AIDS Ride from Miami to Key West and the man who did what no one else could to make it happen. (AMC)

7 p.m.: Fame — At the New York City High School for the Performing Arts, students get specialized training that often leads to success as actors, singers, dancers, and musicians. This movie follows four students from the time they audition to get into the school through their graduation. (AMC)

7:30 p.m.: Kilometre 0 — see 1:30 p.m.

9 p.m.: Dirty Love — In this slapstick comedy, Jenny McCarthy (as Rebecca) is gorgeous, goofy, and gross. Devastated when she finds her supermodel boyfriend engaged in sexual acrobatics with another woman, she takes a strange and wild trip of funny sexual encounters. With the help of a bossy psychic and offbeat friends, Rebecca finds that the path to true love is right in front of her. (AMC)

9:30 p.m.: Manual for Love Stories — No description. (AMC)

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