Friday the 13th: 40th Anniversary Blu-Ray

The iconic horror/slasher film, Friday the 13th celebrates it’s 40th Anniversary this year, and Paramount Pictures is celebrating by releasing the Uncut Edition to blu-ray in a gorgeous steelbook which boasts artwork taken from the original poster painted by Alex Ebel. The film has joined the ranks of celebrated horror films, and it’s hard to…

TAD 2018: You Might Be the Killer (2018) – Brett Simmons

The final night of Toronto After Dark gets underway this evening, and while I didn’t get to see all the films I wanted to see (life gets in the way), I enjoyed the ones I did, and loved sharing my thoughts on them with you. The final screening tonight (which does so twice, once at…

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, the collection which slowly won over the audience, is amusing, bloody and reminds the viewer that Halloween is supposed to be fun. Boasting names like…

Old 37 (2015) – Alan Smithee

  The third title I got to take a look at today from Anchor Bay is this b-movie slasher film that seems to be play like a bit of a cross between I Know What You Did Last Summer and Friday the 13th. Horror icons Kane Hodder and Bill Moseley headline this film that despite the attachment…

ParaNorman (2012)

I don’t think I’m cynical or jaded when it comes to viewing a movie. I can still lose myself in characters and stories and worlds, it just seems that lately a lot of the films I’ve seen in theaters hold no real surprises for me, nor do they engage me as much as I wish…

Friday The 13th (1980) – Revisited

I’m revisiting this one, though I wrote a post about it some time ago. Apprently it made the list of 101 Horror Movies, so I thought I would reexamine it in the context of all that had gone before it. Much like Halloween before it, it full on embraces the stalker/slasher films that permeated the…

Niagara Falls Comic Con!!

Yesterday was a brilliant day! (Even getting up at 4am to get it underway.) Sue and I headed to Niagara Falls for their comic con in their brand new Scotiabank Convention Center. Chris Dabrowski Co-Owner of the show, who handles the celebrity bookings, as well as the PR & Marketing for the event kindly set us up with…

Last House On The Left (1972)

The 1970s kicked horror into a whole new gear as the films became grittier, and a new school of up and coming filmmakers began to make their mark. The 101 Horror Movies brought the first film by Wes Craven into the list, and this film is brutal and terrifying. Produced by Sean Cunningham, how would…

Cabin In The Woods

Sue and I got to take in a sneak peek of Drew Goddard’s new film Cabin In The Woods last night, with the director in attendance for a post-show Q&A. And the film entertained! It takes the genre we know so well, and gives it a whole new life… The tagline on the poster to…

Caught In The Net(flix) – Friday The 13th (1980)

Ahh… The beauty of Netflix. It lets me watch movies that I have never seen, and in some cases, movies I would never have paid money to see. And that brings us to the first installment of Caught In The Net(flix) where I review films or television shows that are available on Canada’s Netflix. Since…