TIFF 2018: The Midnight Madness Lineup Is Revealed!

The reveal of the TIFF Midnight Madness lineup, that dark corner of bloody and weird fare, hand-selected by programmer Peter Kuplowsky, is like Christmas to me.

TIFF 2015: In the Mouth of Midnight Madness

The Toronto International Film Festival just released their upcoming Midnight Madness roster. If your taste runs to horror, fantasy, shock and grand guignol with a capital jeezus this shit is … Continue reading TIFF 2015: In the Mouth of Midnight Madness

It Follows: Heartfelt Horror Mines the Past for Something New

Passing on the curse is a time-honoured horror tradition. Through an innocent act, the victim unwittingly brings a malevolent force down on themselves. The only chance for salvation is to … Continue reading It Follows: Heartfelt Horror Mines the Past for Something New

Here Comes the Flood: TIFF 2014 Unleashes a Torrent of Cinema

Well it’s here. And it’s big. Massive in fact. There’s over 300 films at the Toronto International Film Festival this year, TIFF’s 39th kick at the burgeoning cinematic can. Hollywood might … Continue reading Here Comes the Flood: TIFF 2014 Unleashes a Torrent of Cinema

The Batch is Back!! (and 369 other reasons to hit this year’s TIFF)

It’s amazing to think how it’s grown. The first Toronto International Film Festival, or, as it was known back then in 1976, The Festival of Festivals, played to 35,000 people, … Continue reading The Batch is Back!! (and 369 other reasons to hit this year’s TIFF)

TIFF 2012 – Rob Zombie Unleashes The Lords of Salem

Is there a better director working in the “horror” genre than Rob Zombie? After watching his fifth film, The Lords of Salem, the answer is without question, no. In this … Continue reading TIFF 2012 – Rob Zombie Unleashes The Lords of Salem

TIFF 2012 – Farrell, Rockwell, Walken & Harrelson Shine In Seven Psychopaths

Friday at the Toronto International Film Festival was a good one for yours truly, as I made the first of two trips to Midnight Madness for a screening of Seven … Continue reading TIFF 2012 – Farrell, Rockwell, Walken & Harrelson Shine In Seven Psychopaths