Lost Highway (1997) – David Lynch

Porn, crime, tailgating, doppelgangers, murder, transmigration of the soul, and time travel all seem to play some part in the next title on the What Else to Watch list in DK Canada’s The Movie Book following my screening of Blue Velvet. David Lynch gives us another raucous ride as we meet Bill Pullman’s Fred Madison,…

Brief Encounter (1945) – David Lean

  I dive into the recommendations for the Romance and Melodrama genre following my screening of Casablanca for the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film book and first up is the David Lean film, based on the play by Noel Coward, Brief Encounter. Celia Johnson and Trevor Howard star as Laura Jesson and Dr….

Big Hero 6 (2014) – Don Hall and Chris Williams

I’ve had a tough time getting out to the theater this year, but I knew I had to see this one. Disney’s latest animated feature film is based on a Marvel comic book series and shows that their animated department can keep us just as involved as their live action entries into the Marvel Universe….

Smokey and The Bandit (1977) – Hal Needham

Sometimes you just want to unplug with some silly, goofy and good-hearted. This one definitely falls into that character, and it has to be over 15 years since I last sat down to watch this one, though the film’s main song, Eastbound and Down performed by country music star, Jerry Reed (who plays Cledus “Snowman”…

Lost Girl S04E07 – La Fae Epoque

This week’s episode takes us inside the mind of Dyson (Kris Holden-Ried) as he is held by The Keeper (Christine Horne) and the Una Mens, not for his reaction at the end of last week’s episode, but for crimes of his past, murdering both human and Fae. Bo (Anna Silk) refuses to believe Dyson would…

Toronto After Dark: Solo (2013) – Isaac Cravit

The Toronto After Dark Film Festival screened a couple of winners last night, the enjoyable Odd Thomas and the brilliant camp thriller, Solo. Gillian (Annie Clark) is the newest camp counsellor, and as such must do a solo two night camp out on a loneĀ island. She is driven out by Fred (Richard Clarkin), and left…