21 Aug 2019

FILM REVIEW: PERFECT

Independent science fiction has consistently provided us with food for thought by scaling back and stripping down stories to put the focus on the future and the ramifications it will have on us as people. The desired effect is to appeal to our humanity.  However, trying to find that “perfect”

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04 Jul 2018

Short Film Review: NEON

As someone who mostly consumes horror and a touch of sci-fi, I wouldn’t be caught dead watching a romance film. so imagine my astonishment when I was duped into watching a Romeo and Juliet type movie about forbidden love. The love story in question was under the guise of the

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08 Jun 2018

FILM REVIEW: 42 COUNTS (TORONTO TRUE CRIME FILM FESTIVAL)

Screening this weekend at the TORONTO TRUE CRIME FILM FESTIVAL is the short film 42 COUNTS. Written, edited and directed by Jill Gevargizian, the film is based on real events with the title of the film referring to the number of charges laid against the perpetrator in one arrest. Ava

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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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23 Oct 2017

FILM REVIEW: LOWLIFE (TORONTO AFTER DARK)

LOWLIFE is a film that gives you a lot to like, but it isn’t without its difficulties. Playing as a part of this year’s Toronto After Dark Film Festival, it’s definitely one of the stranger films in the program line-up. It’s not perfect, but there’s enough there to keep you

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