Don’t be Afraid of the Dark

Last night I was very excited to catch an advance screening of Don’t be Afraid of the Dark. The tickets were free, thanks to an online contest courtesy of the kind people at Alliance Films and the ghastly ghouls at the Toronto After Dark Film Festival. On a side note, I’ve read some interesting tweetsContinue reading “Don’t be Afraid of the Dark”

Troll Hunter (Trolljegeren) – The Royal (Toronto)

Try to think of the world’s most dangerous job – go ahead, I’ll wait. All done? Did you come up with crocodile dentist? Bio-warfare experimental subject? Cyanide sommelier? They are all wrong. The correct answer is Troll Hunter. It turns out that troll hunting isn’t as heroic as it sounds. The hours are long, theContinue reading “Troll Hunter (Trolljegeren) – The Royal (Toronto)”

Tucker & Dale vs. Evil – Toronto Underground Cinema

Tucker & Dale vs. Evil has a lot in common with hillbilly slasher flicks like Texas Chainsaw Massacre and the Wrong Turn series. However, there a couple major differences: The hillbillies are the good guys and the film is hilarious! My sides and face are still aching this morning, that’s how funny it is! IContinue reading “Tucker & Dale vs. Evil – Toronto Underground Cinema”

Attack the Block – Aliens are invading at the Maven, and we love it!

This is what going to the movies is supposed to be like! Think of Attack the Block as a small reward for putting up with the sub-par efforts that have been all too common in North American theatres for the past few years. This film is a wonderfully eclectic combination of sci-fi, horror, comedy andContinue reading “Attack the Block – Aliens are invading at the Maven, and we love it!”