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”

Little Terrors – Short horror film series (The Projection Booth, Toronto)

Last night I took a trip down Gerrard Street in Toronto, away from the busy downtown core. There’s not a lot to do on Gerrard and there’s not a lot to see, but if you’re patient and ride the streetcar to 1035 Gerrard St. E., you will find one of the coolest theatres in town.Continue reading “Little Terrors – Short horror film series (The Projection Booth, Toronto)”

TIFF 2011 – Midnight Madness

We’ve just received some exciting news here at the maven. Apparently some funds have trickled down from our parent company, allowing some of our correspondents to attend the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF)! In particular, entertainment maven will be covering the complete midnight madness lineup. TIFF 2011 runs from September 8th-18th and will beContinue reading “TIFF 2011 – Midnight Madness”

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!”