Mac + Jim from SUPERCHUNK: Live & Unplugged w/ advance movie screening of PASSENGER SIDE
Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at 8:00 PM (EDT)
Indie rock heroes Mac McCaughan + Jim Wilbur of
SUPERCHUNK and PORTASTATIC
LIVE & UNPLUGGED!
... following a sneak peak of Matthew Bissonnette's twist on the road trip movie ...
... and panel with writer/director Matthew Bissonnette + Superchunk's Mac McCaughan, moderated by NOW's Michael Hollett ...
APRIL 7th, 2010
608 College Street, Toronto
General Admission 19+
PASSENGER SIDE tells the story of two brothers, played by Adam Scott (The Vicious Kind, Step Brothers, The Aviator, Knocked Up) and Joel Bissonnette (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Looking for Leonard, Zodiac), who spend the day driving around Los Angeles looking for the meaning of their lives, or cheap street drugs, depending on who you happen to believe.
Like all good road trips, PASSENGER SIDE is loaded with a stellar soundtrack featuring songs by Superchunk, Leonard Cohen, Dinosaur Jr., Evan Dando, Guided by Voices, the titular track by Wilco, and many others!
Tickets also on sale at:
Soundscapes (572 College St.)
Rotate This (801 Queen St. West)
THE BUZZ ON PASSENGER SIDE...
"Canada's Top Ten" films of '09
- Toronto International Film Festival
"A thinking man's Judd Apatow flick ... literate, amusing and unexpectedly moving."
- L.A. Weekly
"Four stars ... Exactly the kind of funny, smart, sad, insightful movie we should be making."
- Montreal Gazette
"Four stars ... It's not like Sideways; it's a lot better in fact."
- The National Post
"NNNN ... It's like a Richard Linklater movie from the mid-1990s."
- NOW Magazine
"A sly slice-of-life that starts as a random string of events, then moves obliquely but purposefully toward a poignant epiphany ... an original young filmmaking talent coming into his own."
"Great dialogue, a fantastic soundtrack and excellent performances by Adam Scott and Joel Bissonnette."
"A poignant portrait of sibling rivalry and affection."
- The Hollywood Reporter
IN THEATRES APRIL 2010