The Call focuses
on Jordan Turner (Halle Berry), an experienced 911 operator who takes
over a call from a young woman (Abigail Breslin) caught in the clutches
of a serial kidnapper/murder from Turner’s past.
A short film anthology with multiple directors
tackling an interconnected story about a group of teens on the Internet
in search of the most banned movie ever, Movie 43 features a
who’s who cast that dares to taunt their own
reputations as celebrated performers in order to push the boundaries for
a good cheap (and dirty) laugh.
I had to catch myself in Toronto during the festival press screening of Cloud Atlas,
the new film from Tom Tykwer and the Wachowskis (Andy and Lana), and
carefully consider what it would mean to define their adaptation of
David Mitchell’s book as “novelistic.”