03 Aug 2018

FILM REVIEW: HEAVY TRIP (FANTASIA 2018)

Alright, I know what you’re thinking: “Not ANOTHER mockumentary about a symphonic, post-apocalyptic, reindeer-grinding, Christ abusing, extreme war, Pagan, FennoScandian metal band on a mission from Satan!” Trust me, I felt the same going into HEAVY TRIP (HEVI REISSU), which played recently at FANTASIA 2018. I decided to push my

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31 Jul 2018

FILM REVIEW: MEGA TIME SQUAD (FANTASIA FILM FESTIVAL 2018)

Playing FANTASIA FILM FESTIVAL this year is the time traveling crime caper comedy, MEGA TIME SQUAD (MTS).  MTS is directed by DEATHGASM‘s Tim van Dammen, and has A LOT going on all at once but the big question is…is it strong enough to be contender among it’s peers? The answer

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11 Jul 2018

12 FILMS WE ARE STOKED TO SEE AT FANTASIA FEST 2018

Montreal is a city known for many amazing things like it’s beautiful architecture, Montreal smoked meat and THE FANTASIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (honorable mentions go out to Pizza-ghetti, Just For Laughs and the time I got Scarlet Fever as a kid). Now in it’s 22nd year, FANTASIA has earned the

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11 Jun 2018

CONTEST: THE HURRICANE HEIST iTUNES GIVEAWAY (Canada only, sorry!)

It’s that time again….. CONTEST TIME! The always awesome folks at D Films Corp are giving Canadians the chance to check out one of the craziest films of the year…for free! What’s THE HURRICANE HEIST all about? A heist during a hurricane! More specifically….. “Thieves attempt a massive heist against

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30 May 2018

CONTEST: WHAT KEEPS YOU ALIVE (TORONTO ONLY, SORRY!)

CONTEST TIME! To celebrate both Canadian horror and the INSIDE OUT TORONTO LGBT FILM FESTIVAL, we are giving away two pairs of tickets to see WHAT KEEPS YOU ALIVE courtesy of the lovely folks at INSIDE OUT. The film is playing on Saturday June 2nd at 9:30 pm at the

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26 Apr 2018

FILM REVIEW: INK

INK is the directorial debut from Toronto’s Ashlea Wessel.  Wessel is no stranger to being behind the camera as she is a renowned and highly sought out photographer.  I was familiar with her work prior to INK and that is what initially got me excited about the film.  I have

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24 Apr 2018

FILM REVIEW: THE FAMILY WAY : COMING HOME

As a fan of all things serial killer I was intrigued by the synopsis of this short film. It’s a take on the “hunter becomes the hunted” tale which if executed well can create great tension and draw out some really strong performances. Building tension is tough to do in

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22 Apr 2018

INTERVIEW: Mistress Boobiyana and Count Funghoula of HORROR HOUSE (NSFW)

Where to begin… Well lets begin in Australia, where this upcoming horror show and it’s hosts hail from. The aforementioned show is called HORROR HOUSE, a horror anthology series in a similar fashion (and format) to shows like TALES FROM THE CRYPT and ARE YOU AFRAID OF THE DARK?. Australia

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20 Apr 2018

FILM REVIEW: GHOST STORIES

GHOST STORIES is the latest addition to the ever popular anthology sub-genre. The format for this type of film is comprised of a few short films, sometimes with a common thread (0r not), segmented by a wraparound portion that acts as the intro, chapter dividers and the conclusion. Sometimes the

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17 Apr 2018

INTERVIEW: DAMON GUPTON – BLACK LIGHTNING

BLACK LIGHTNING first appeared in BLACK LIGHTNING #1 in April 1977, a DC comic by Tony Isabella. Fast forward to today where it has become a much loved and highly controversial CW television show. The show has broken down many walls and has shed some light on some very under

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