Tim’s Top 12 of 2012

12 is my lucky number, so I figured that would be the number of films I pick for my favorites of 2012, it kind of works, because then that would be one each month, though, for anyone who reads my blog, you’re well aware that I’ve seen a lot more than 12 movies this year!…

Happy 1st Birthday for The Mind Reels!

When I was younger, physically and chronologically, not mentally, I often thought about talking and working with people in the entertainment industry. I also thought about being a starship captain like James T. Kirk or walking with dinosaurs, but hey, one dream at a time. Growing up, I was not necessarily an outsider, but I…

Nina Conti – Her Master’s Voice

I loved Her Master’s Voice, it’s my favorite documentary I saw screened this year at Hot Docs. So I was delighted when we had the chance to have a brief chat with the talented and charming ventriloquist Nina Conti, and her good friend Monkey. I can’t recommend this doc enough, it’s fun, charming, touching, occasionally…

Her Master’s Voice – Nina Conti, UK

I’ve always been fascinated and delighted by puppetry, muppets and ventriloquism, so when I read the blurb on this film, I knew I had to make the effort to see this one. Having done so, I can’t recommend it enough. As I said in my Documentary post, a good one can make you laugh, cry,…