Odd Thomas (2013) – Stephen Sommers

Anchor Bay was kind enough to send along a copy of the Blu-Ray release of Odd Thomas to me. Sue Maynard and I were lucky enough to catch a screening of it at the Toronto After Dark Film Festival last year. Check out her original review here. While predominantly a supernatural thriller, Odd Thomas has…

Toronto After Dark 2013: Odd Thomas – Stephen Sommers

Before I get into last night’s early feature at Toronto After Dark, I want to say a quick blurb about the short film that screened before it.  Every year, a Canadian short will screen before each feature film of the festival, and last night’s film was paired with a wicked little short by Adam Schafer…

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 lone island. She is driven out by Fred (Richard Clarkin), and left…

Toronto After Dark: Silent Retreat (2013) – Tricia Lee

The Sunday afternoon feature at Toronto After Dark was a bit of a mixed bag, with a monster\cabin in the woods tale, that the more I thought about it had more political overtones than one would guess at first blush. Janey (Chelsea Jenish), a ‘troubled youth is sent to a retreat that is meant to coach…

Toronto After Dark 2013 – Sue’s Most Anticipated Films

I love October! I love the leaves turning colours, I love how clean the air smells (and the fact that there is actually air in the city again), I love love love Halloween! And added to all that is a film festival for me to love – Toronto After Dark, showcasing the year’s best horror,…

Toronto After Dark 2013

Tonight, one of my favorite film festivals gets underway, Toronto After Dark, a heady combination of horror, sci-fi and cult filmss. People I’ve spoken to want to know what movies I’m most eager to see at this year’s festival, so I thought I would share them with you. It struck me as interesting last year, the…