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Toronto After Dark: Backtrack (2015) – Michael Petroni

Last night, the 10th Annual Toronto After Dark film festival took us Down Under for a spooky, and well-crafted ghost story starring Adrien Brody and Sam Neill. And for the … Continue reading

October 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Traielr Tracks: The Hunt For Red October (1990) – John McTiernan

To pair up with my look at Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit today, I thought it would be nice to go back and have a look at the original trailer for … Continue reading

July 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992) – John Carpenter

A John Carpenter film I haven’t seen (there are a couple), and I’m kind of divided on this one. It’s very obvious that this is one of the few films … Continue reading

April 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Possession (1981) – Andrzej Zulawski

A bizarre, and troubling tale was recommended to me by this odd list I came across listing horror movies, the majority of which I’d seen, but this one I’d never … Continue reading

March 31, 2014 · 1 Comment

Jurassic Park (1993) – Steven Spielberg

As soon as I heard about Michael Crichton’s new book in 1990, I scrabbled to get my hands on a copy, and ended up co-opting and keeping my mother’s hard … Continue reading

August 11, 2013 · 2 Comments

The Hunt For Red October (1990) – John McTiernan

Tom Clancy’s techno-thriller, which I remember reading back in grade 9, when my friend Michael introduced me to it and after that, every Christmas until I 1989, I would receive Clancy’s … Continue reading

August 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Jack Ryan

Tom Clancy books were just a part of my teen years as Stephen King novels, Star Trek, and classic 80s movies (course how was I to know they were going … Continue reading

April 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

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