Our Music, Our Musicals: Pitch Perfect

Musicals have been incorporated into film since the late 1920’s and boomed for the next forty years until viewership waned in the mid 1970’s. Then, at...

Review: The Editor

Depressed film editor Rey Ciso (Adam Brooks) is stuck working on a rather trashy Italian crime thriller, a film far beneath his talents. While...

Director Guy Maddin on the ghosts of cinema past and his new film The...

  Guy Maddin's films have always had at least one foot planted firmly in a shadowy and beautiful cinematic past. Beginning with his first feature,...

2015: Five of the Best Films

Five of the Best Films of 2015 by Tony Hinds As the Oscar discussions and predictions begin to dominate entertainment news, it's a reminder that the year...

Review: Black Mass is less fun than the ritual after which it’s titled

As cold and uninviting as its subject, Black Mass is a competently made and star-studded look at the true life and crimes of legendary...

The Thomas Crown Affair and Windmills of the Mind

The Thomas Crown Affair (1968) Director: Norman Jewison Written by: Allen Trustman Starring: Steve McQueen, Faye Dunaway Music: Michel Legrand Featured Song: ‘Windmills of Your Mind’ Anyone who saw The...

It Follows: Both Refreshing and Retro

It Follows 2015, Horror Written/Directed by: David Robert Mitchell Starring: Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist Contemporary Horror films almost always emulate tropes from the height of the genre’s...

Film Diaries: A Film A Day – The Maid

Introducing our new original column -Film Diaries: A Film A Day - Part 1 The Maid (La Nana) 2009 Directed by Sebastian Silva Starring Catalina Saavedra,...

Our Top Features: The Mondays, TURF, Shoegaze, The Old Laurel

  As the fall days grow shorter, we want to highlight top features of a busy and exciting late summer and early fall! We've barely had time...

Big Eyes: Kitsch and Realism Create Tim Burton’s Best Work in a Decade

With Big Eyes, against a backdrop of pure kitsch, Tim Burton delivers his most realistic, grounded and mature film of his career. Big Eyes (2014) ...

Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice: adapting Pynchon’s comedy and atmosphere

By Alex Gougeon  Inherent Vice (2014) Neo-Noir, Crime-Comedy Based on the novel of the same name by Thomas Pynchon Written/Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Josh...

AGO to host first museum retrospective of filmmaker Guillermo del Toro

Big news for Toronto's passionate legions of film lovers: The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) will present the only Canadian appearance of a new exhibition...