Shooting the Musical (2014) – Joel Ashton McCarthy

  At 7pm this evening the next round of features for the Canadian Film Fest starts at the Royal Cinema on College St. The first feature, Shooting the Musical, is preceded by the fantastic short She Sings For Me directed by Rebecca Davey¬†– a fun little love story with a wonderfully quirky and completely adorable…

Girls: Season 3

  Releasing from HBO today, is the third season of the Lena Dunham created series. Serving as the creator, writing with a number of talented people, including Judd Apatow, directing some of the episodes, and of course starring in it as Hannah, alongside Marnie (Allison Williams), Jessa (Jemima Kirke) and Shoshanna (Zosia Mamet). For a…

Good Omens (1990) – Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett

  So I dove into another Gaiman novel, and while I recognized some of it, I don’t think I ever finished the tale, so something must have happened to stop me from reading it. Anyway, this time, Gaiman pairs up with the author of the Discworld series of novels, and brings to life a humorous…

Girls – Season 1 & Season 2

  HBO was kind enough to send me a copy of Girls Season 2 this week on blu-ray, which is the only excuse I needed to run out and pick up season 1. I’d been intrigued by the idea of the show since a number of guests mentioned it during our interviews, so I was…

Saw (2004) – James Wan

I’ve never been a fan of the ‘torture porn’ sub-genre of horror cinema, so I wasn’t sure I wanted to try it again when I came to one of the last entries on the 101 Horror Movies list. Dr. Lawrence Gordon (Cary Elwes) and Adam (Leigh Whannell) wake up in a rather disgusting room, to…

Abraham Lincoln ~ Vampire Hunter (2012)

With a title like Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter, you kind of know what you’re getting when you walk into the theater – tongue in cheek, revisionist history, filled with vampires. In short, the film is ludicrous fun. Did I need to see it in the theater, probably not, I could’ve patiently waited for it to…