Toronto After Dark 2016: In a Valley of Violence – Ti West

It was action night at Toronto After Dark on Sunday, wonderfully hosted by the Scotiabank Theatre here in Toronto, and they delved a little further west than they have in the past by screening the latest Ti West film, the western, In a Valley of Violence. West has gotten a lot of love from Toronto…

Toronto After Dark 2016

It’s that time of year again, when horror, sci-fi, action, cult, and just the bizarre movies come to roost and entertain here in Toronto, with the Toronto After Dark Film Festival. 9 nights of movies that, as long as you have the right audience with you, can’t help but entertain. This year seems to be…

The Sacrament (2013) – Ti West

  Ti West has become a bit of an interesting filmmaker to me, I like when he takes his time with his storytelling, and doesn’t feel he has to rely too heavily on jump scares and blood, like in The House of the Devil, and my personal fave of his films, The Innkeepers. Well, available…

John Carpenter’s Halloween 35th Anniversary Edition Blu-Ray

  One of my fave John Carpenter films (see my revisit here) gets a gorgeous blu-ray┬átreatment from Anchor Bay in time for its 35th Anniversary! With a HD transfer supervised by the film’s cinematographer Dean Cundey, who whether you know the name or not, has probably been responsible for the way some of your favorite…

TIFF 2013: The Sacrament – Ti West

  I don’t think I’ve mentioned before how happy I am to see Colin Geddes programming the Vanguard films at TIFF now, too, in addition to his regular Midnight Madness crazy duties. I’ve come to hold Colin’s opinion in high esteem, particularly where the weird and wacky of the fest come into play, so it’s…

The Innkeepers (2011)

I’ve wanted to see this movie since I first saw the trailer for it. I was a little unsure of what I would think of it, as I didn’t care for Ti West’s Cabin Fever 2, and despite wanting to like his House of the Devil, I just felt that it was a little dull….