Montreal Film Journal

2008 LOG (4)


(2 Apr) Street Kings (2008, David Hayer) 49
[ Reviewed for Voir ]

(3 Sept) Ben X (2007, Nic Balthazar) 82
[ Reviewed for Voir ]

(3 Apr) Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008, Nicholas Stoller) [ review ] 67

(3 Apr) South Park 12.4 (2008, Trey Parker)
[ PETER GRIFFIN - "Remember that time I sang La Cucaracha for Paul McCartney?" ]

(4 Apr) Shine a Light (2008, Martin Scorsese) 66
[ Part of the Directors Series ]

(6 Apr) Irina Palm (2008, Sam Garbarski) 45
[ Reviewed for Voir ]



(9-... Apr) Freaks and Geeks (1999, Judd Apatow)
[ I remember stumbling on an episode or two of this ("Undeclared", too) on TV back in the day, but finally sitting down to watch this series now is particularly cool, as you can see all these future stars of Apatow productions: Seth Rogen, Jason Segel, James Franco... And Linda Cardellini and John Francis Daley, who are pretty much the leads here, are as endearing as it gets. Samm Levine and Martin Starr are also great, especially the latter, who might just be the funniest guy on the show. ]

(9 Apr) South Park 12.5 (2008, Trey Parker)
[ MR. GARRISON - "Boys, have you seen my penis? If you see it, try to catch it with some cheese!" ]

(10 Apr) The Forbidden Kingdom (2008, Rob Minkoff) 52
[ Reviewed for Voir ]

(10 Apr) Dans une galaxie près de chez-vous 2 (2008, Philippe Gagnon) 37
[ Reviewed for Voir ]

(14 Apr) Young@Heart (2008, Stephen Walker) 78
[ Reviewed for Voir ]

(15 Apr) CJ7 (2008, Stephen Chow) 21
[ Reviewed for Voir ]



(16 Apr) Le Piège américain (2008, Charles Binamé) 50
[ Reviewed for Voir ]

(16 Apr) South Park 12.6 (2008, Trey Parker)
[ RANDY MARSH - "Japanese girls puke in each other's mouths... Oh, nice! Now, see some bestiality... Ah, yes! Let's get some Brazilian fart porn in there! Oh, that's got it!" ]

(20 Apr) Family Motel (2007, Helene Klodawsky) 70
[ Reviewed for Voir ]

(22 Apr) Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008, Jon Hurwitz & Hayden Schlossberg) [ review ] 63

(23 Apr) South Park 12.7 (2008, Trey Parker)
[ CARTMAN - "Oh my Jesus Christ monkey balls!" ]

(25 Apr) Extras - The Extra Special Series Finale (2007, Ricky Gervais & Stephen Merchant) 65
[ A surprisingly sober closer to the series. Well, it's not that surprising, as there's always been more serious undertones in the show, about the nature (and pointlessness) of fame and the such. But getting laughs is clearly not the priority here, which can be kind of a bummer. Still, there are some major guffaws here and there, particularly during that one Clive Owen scene. ]

(28 Apr) Fugitive Pieces (2007, Jeremy Podeswa) 36
[ Reviewed for Voir ]

(30 Apr) Redbelt (2008, David Mamet) 81
[ Reviewed for Voir ]

(30 Apr) Iron Man (2008, Jon Favreau) 74
[ Reviewed for Voir ]


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