The Long Walk (1979) – Stephen King as Richard Bachman

King’s first novel, written, not published, is a gripping thriller that terrifies and captivates, from the first page to it’s haunting conclusion. Writing under his pseudonym of Richard Bachman, the story follows Ray Garraty a young teen in an alternate timeline where a totalitarian government has assumed control, and all of it is overseen by…

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993) – Babel and, Captive Pursuit

Station log: stardate 46423.7 Miles (Colm Meaney) is having a hard time on the station as one system after another seems to be going down, and it’s up to him to see after all the repairs. But things are about to get a whole lot worse. This episode written by Michael McGreevey and Naren Shankar…

Hot Docs 2014: Giuseppe Makes a Movie (Adam Rifkin)

Having its World Premiere at 7pm this evening at the Scotiabank┬áTheatre, this behind-the-scenes film focuses it’s objective eye on the filmmaking process of Giuseppe Andrews. One time, he was a young bit part actor, with roles in films like Independence Day and┬áDetroit Rock City, as well as recurring roles on television series. But now, he’s…

Marvel: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. S01E05 – Girl in the Flower Dress

  The other show I had to catch up on after Toronto After Dark was this week’s episode of S.H.I.E.L.D., and as demonstrated from week to week, the stories and character continue to get stronger and more enjoyable. This week, we learn a little bit more about Skye (Chloe Bennet), though we’re still left on…

The Innocents (1961)

Is she crazy? Or are the children possessed? The Innocents tends towards the ambiguous, and I like that. Yes we see through the eyes of Miss Giddens, as played by Deborah Kerr, but is she seeing real spirits or is her mind playing tricks on her. Giddens is hired by a man to look over…