All Cheerleaders Die (2013) – Lucy McKee & Chris Silverston

  Hitting DVD and Blu-Ray today is this entertaining romp that is bound to become a cult classic, All Cheerleaders Die. The opening night feature for the Toronto International Film Festival’s (TIFF) Midnight Madness, I was a little unsure about this one, but thought I’d give it a shot. I was happily surprised. What could…

TIFF 2013: Oculus – Mike Flanagan

Ever since I first discovered the awesomeness of TIFF (1998 or so?), the Midnight Madness program has kind of always been my thing. I used to set up ticket-buying with friends, meet everyone in line, and have a blast at whichever movie we saw. But things started to fall apart after a few years, and…

The Mind Reels Chats with Don Coscarelli

  Fan Expo, already a weekend ago, is still fresh for Sue and I because of all the amazing people we got to meet and chat with. Thanks to our friends at Anchor Bay Canada, we even got to sit down with legendary director Don Coscarelli, to chat about his films, all of which are…

You’re Next (2011) – Adam Wingard

  Releasing today is a fun, bloody, and violent home invasion film, that Sue has been raving about since she saw it at TIFF’s Midnight Madness back in 2011. It’s a lot of fun with some great humor that if you can get into , is very enjoyable. I don’t want to spoil any of…

TIFF 2012: Come Out And Play – Makinov

  Several factors were in play to draw me into this screening, not the least of which was a fascination with what kind of director would so desire to remain anonymous that he would wear a mask on set and not even divulge his real name to anyone?  That and the fact that kids can…

TIFF 2012: No One Lives – Ryuhei Kitamura

  TIFF’s annual Midnight Madness program has been a favourite of mine for about as long as I’ve been attending the festival.  I can generally trust Programmer Colin Geddes to whittle out ten of the most bizarre, terrifying, ridiculous, gory, scream-inducing and fun-filled flicks from the massive array of such fare as he is subjected…