Hot Docs 2016: The Mind Reels chats with Cheer Up

  Sue and I were delighted to sit down with the director, Christy Garland, and the subjects of the truly enjoyable documentary, Cheer Up, a film that follows a cheer coach, Miia Norvapalo, and two of her squad, Patricia Fisk and Aino Selin through their personal lives, as well as their race to win the…

Toronto Screenwriting Conference 2016 Day 2

  The creativity and writing began early as day 2 of the Toronto Screenwriting Conference got underway this morning with showrunner Stephen Falk (Orange is the New Black, Weeds, and You’re the Worst) took to the stage to talks about how to break a season, or specifically how he and his writer’s room, break a…

Toronto Comicon 2015

  Sue and I love our conventions, just as much as we love film festivals, set visits, and chatting to new friends on our show, so we were delighted to learn that we’ll be covering Toronto’s first con of the season, Toronto Comicon!! As usual, Sue and I hope to bring our informal and relaxed…

Antisocial (2013) – Cody Calahan – Available Now!!

  Releasing today on DVD and Blu-Ray from Anchor Bay is this highly enjoyable take on the oft-visited zombie genre. You can take a look at our original review here, as well as our chat with the filmmakers! This one is one to watch in the dark, with the lights off, and just throw yourself…

The Heroic Trio (1993) – Johnnie To

  The 101 Action Movies doesn’t usually leave me scratching my head, but this entry definitely got me close to it. Imagine crossing Charlie’s Angels, with a healthy dose of Kung Fu, mysticism, wrap it up in a less than stellar comic book title and you might have something approaching this. The sets and costumes…