The Year of Living Dangerously (1982) – Peter Weir

Mel Gibson headlines in his second film with director Peter Weir, and the next title on the What Else to Watch list from DK Canada’s The Movie Book following its recommendation of Picnic at Hanging Rocl. Set in the mid-60s, Gibson is Guy Hamilton, an Australian journalist (and not the English director of four James…

Toronto After Dark 2018

It’s that time of year again, and it seems Toronto always knows what to get me for my birthday – a film festival. Specifically the Toronto After Dark film festival. Running October 11th through to the 19th the genre festival features films from around the globe that highlight horror, action and science fiction films that…

The Scottish Banker of Surabaya (2013) – Ian Hamilton

  These books just keep flying by, and I dug into number 5 with the same gusto that I tackled the other ones, and found myself on a darker adventure than the previous tales. This time around, it is Ava Lee’s mother, Jennie who approaches theĀ forensic accountant and debt collector, to please help a group…

Where Heaven Meets Hell – Sasha Friedlander, USA

  Saturday morning on a day that is going to be spent in theaters began with a presentation of Where Heaven Meets Hell from director Sasha Friedlander. Gorgeously shot in East Java, Indonesia the film follows a group of miners who work in Kawah Ijen, a sulfur mine. From its opening shot of the men…