SIFF SIFF 2007: Monday Highlights
posted by June 4 at 11:03 AMon
MONDAY JUNE 4:
There are two good options in every slot today, save the early afternoon matinee. Skip Vinicius (Pacific Place at 2 pm) unless you’re a huge fan of the titular musician and start your movies off at…
Pacific Place, 4:30 pm. Kathy Fennessy says the cutesy-sounding German film Grave Decisions is actually “sweet, funny, and occasionally tasteless—much like your favorite pre-teen nephew.” If you haven’t seen it yet, Running on Empty (SIFF Cinema, 4 pm) is even better.
SIFF Cinema, 6:45 pm. David Schmader adores For the Bible Tells Me So, a great doc from Sundance that hasn’t been picked up for distribution.
See it now or see it never. If you saw it over the weekend, go with the Belgian comedy Congorama (Neptune, 6:45 pm), which Brendan Kiley thoroughly enjoyed.
9:30 pm, Harvard Exit. Pay homage to the late Charles Nelson Reilly with this film about his one-man stage show (here’s the New York Times review, performed in 2001. Plus, the South Korean schoolgirl fantasia/sociopolitical commentary Dasepo Naughty Girls, which Bradley Steinbacher couldn’t help but love.