VIFF 2013 review: The Dick Knost Show


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      Vancouver filmmaker Bruce Sweeney usually has a funny-smart handle on the foibles that undo even the strongest-looking people. This time, however, with Tom Scholte as a supposedly popular, “amusingly” self-destructive sports-talk star, everything just looks cheap and easy—like a girl Dick Knost might go for but not the sort of movie arthouse fans, or sports nuts, will actually want.

      SFU, September 29 (9 p.m.) and October 9 (1 p.m.); Cinematheque, October 11 (9:15 p.m.)