06 Aug 2018

FILM REVIEW: LIFECHANGER (Fantasia Film Festival 2018)

Fantasia Film Festival has come to an end, it was a wild ride and I’m already looking forward to next year. The last film I’m reviewing from Fantasia actually premiered closer to the beginning of the fest, but it is one that I had to chew on for a while

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23 Jul 2018

Blue My Mind (Fantasia 2018)

Many fantasy and horror-fantasy film deal with monstrous changes as an allegory for female puberty. Think of films such as GINGER SNAPS, JENNIFER’S BODY and the more recent RAW and it is clear that a sexual awakening as a young woman can be monstrous. The newest films to tackle this

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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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09 Dec 2017

Film Review: REPLACE (A Night of Horror Film Festival)

This decade has seen a significant amount of films from the new wave of body horror sub-genre. More specifically, with female lead story-lines that provide a first hand perspective of the transformation experience.  As body horror targets our inner fears and anxieties about things going wrong with the vessels we

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08 Jun 2017

The Recall – Review

    THE RECALL is a film that wears so many hats it could open its own haberdashery. While that might sound like a recipe for disaster, it works in this case. One part eco-horror, one part alien abduction, one part home invasion, one part CABIN IN THE WOODS, and

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