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BFI London Film Festival

One of our film addicts will be in jolly ol’ England to take in the 59th annual BFI London Film Festival. The cinematic event commences today, October 7th and runs through to the 18th. In the 12 day span 240…

Hot Docs 2015: Chameleon

Ryan Mullins‘ riveting documentary Chameleon examines the life and career of Ghana’s most famous and celebrated investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, who has achieved celebrity status after spending over a decade risking his life to expose corruption and criminal activity…

Hot Docs Fever Hits Toronto

As April draws to a close in Toronto, film lovers are gearing up for one of the city’s biggest and most exciting annual film festivals…Hot Docs!  The Canadian International Documentary Film Festival starts TODAY and runs until May 3rd, showcasing…

BITS 2014: The 5 Best Short Films

One of my favourite things about the Blood in the Snow festival is the way it celebrates short format filmmaking, presenting a short before every feature and hosting the annual BITS Short Film Showcase, which screens 7 original works back-to-back. …

BITS 2014: Bloody Knuckles

The biggest winner at this year’s Blood in the Snow festival was the crowd-pleaser Bloody Knuckles by writer/director Matt O’Mahoney, which won over audiences and took home the “Bloodies” awards for Best Film, Best Screenplay and Best Special FX. This…

Blood in the Snow Takes Over Toronto

The snow will run red this weekend as the 3rd annual Blood in the Snow film festival hits Toronto, running from November 28th-30th at the Carlton Cinemas.  Celebrating the latest and greatest in contemporary Canadian horror, BITS offers a diverse…

TADFF 2014: The Babadook

The 9th annual Toronto After Dark film festival saved the best for last this year with its phenomenal Closing Gala film The Babadook by first-time director Jennifer Kent.  Delivering big scares on a modest budget, and containing at its core…

TADFF 2014:  Late Phases

Great werewolf films are few and far between, so when I heard that Toronto After Dark would be hosting a Werewolf Night during their festival this year, I was cautiously optimistic and knew that I had to attend in order…