The Mind Reels

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Toronto After Dark: Tales of Halloween (2015) – Various

The opening night film for the 10th Annual Toronto After Dark Film Festival was the anthology film, Tales of Halloween, featuring familiar names behind and in front of the camera, … Continue reading

October 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Best of Enemies (2015) – Morgan Neville and Robert Gordon

It’s documentaries like this that illustrate to me how much I have grown as a film buff, and one interested in political subjects as well. Opening today at the Lightbox, … Continue reading

July 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Galaxy Quest (1999) – Dean Parisot

The 101 Sci-Fi Movies list (can you believe I’m almost done with this one?!?) brings me this brilliant science fiction comedy starring Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, Tony Shalhoub … Continue reading

November 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

FANomenon (2013) – Lynne Carter

Premiering this evening on Global as part of a new series called Obsessions, is this fascinating documentary about fandom, and the revelation of one of the largest driving forces behind … Continue reading

October 12, 2013 · 2 Comments

Fandom’s Underbelly – A Hive of Scum & Villainy.

Fandom. I always thought it was supposed to be about a shared love of something. Meeting others who had some of the same passions and interests as you, and bonding … Continue reading

January 19, 2012 · 2 Comments

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