Innocent Blood (1992) – John Landis

Sooner or later a John Landis film had to pop up in DK Canada’s Monsters in the Movies book. Despite the fact that the famed director wrote it, he would be remiss if he didn’t include his own films in this highly enjoyable book. Consequently I happily sank my fangs into this vampire tale that…

Do the Right Thing (1989) – Spike Lee

  Writer/director Spike Lee’s powerful drama is the next recommendation from the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film book following my screening of American Beauty. A powerhouse cast brings a multi-cultural street in Brooklyn to life on the hottest day of the year, as the heat builds so does the tension as hate, racism…

Hot Docs 2014: Out of Mind, Out of Sight (John Kastner)

When I was a high school senior, each week we had an afternoon when we would do charitable works. It was a Catholic high school. We were given a number of options, and one of them was to help out at the local hospital in the psych ward. I thought I would be able to…