Helldriver Review (Nihon bundan: Heru doraibâ) – Grinderhouse Blu-ray release party in Toronto

Last night I checked out the Blu-ray release party for HellDriver at The Projection Booth (FB page) in Toronto. The evening was part of a monthly series of horror movie screenings called Grinderhouse that is co-presented by The Projection Booth, grinder coffee, and The Film Reel. This was my first time at a Grinderhouse event,Continue reading “Helldriver Review (Nihon bundan: Heru doraibâ) – Grinderhouse Blu-ray release party in Toronto”

Stained – Independent horror from Karen Lam

It seems like I have been reviewing a lot of films in which very minor plot spoilers could ruin the viewing experience for readers. It makes it very difficult to write a meaningful 500 words if I can’t write about the plot – my review for Kill List was almost ridiculous, given how cryptic IContinue reading “Stained – Independent horror from Karen Lam”

The House of the Devil review – Slow methodical horror done right

I don’t know if there is a profession that is more delectable to movie madmen, stalkers, serial killers, and monsters, than that of the babysitter. If you are a a lone, attractive female looking to make a quick buck, then you can watch over some brat kids for a measly $5-$10 per hour, and thereContinue reading “The House of the Devil review – Slow methodical horror done right”

Sleuth (1972) – Probably My Favourite Film

Where to begin? Before 1972, there was not a film like this. Now that it’s 2011, there is not another film like this. Sleuth is unique. Some big guns were hired to make this film, as Laurence Olivier and Michael Caine took on the two principal roles of Andrew Wyke and Milo Tindle, two menContinue reading “Sleuth (1972) – Probably My Favourite Film”