That Thing You Do! (1996) – Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks wrote and directed this joyful, song-filled film that took us inside the lives of the band members of a one hit wonder. It’s 1964, and popular music is the thing, and for a young band calling themselves the Oneders (the Wonders – like 1 ders) they are about to find that fame isn’t…

Toronto After Dark 2013: Cheap Thrills – E.L. Katz

  I have to admit, Cheap Thrills was not one of the films I was most looking forward to. I knew the basic plot was about some down-on-his-luck dude who starts doing dares in exchange for cash for the entertainment of a wealthy couple. I wasn’t sure how I felt about that – I mean,…