TIFF 2015: Heart of a Dog

You tend to lose people in waves. The vagary of statistics, an actuarial table fulfilling its dull prophecy, the phenomenon is disconcerting all the same. Someone close to you dies, and … Continue reading TIFF 2015: Heart of a Dog

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TIFF 2015: The Family Fang and Beasts of No Nation

Parents can mess you up. Not always. They often don’t mean to. But just like you can’t make an omelette without breaking some eggs, you can’t make a person without passing … Continue reading TIFF 2015: The Family Fang and Beasts of No Nation

The Scorch Trials vs Black Mass at the box office this weekend

After a few very slow weeks at the box office, things are looking to heat up this weekend with the release of two high profile films. But, as we all … Continue reading The Scorch Trials vs Black Mass at the box office this weekend

TIFF 2015: Sleeping Giant

Being a teenager is so freaking crazy. Your body’s unrecognizable, your hormones go wild and you’ve got these outsize adult feelings coursing through a brain that feels like it’s been hotwired, … Continue reading TIFF 2015: Sleeping Giant

TIFF 2015: This Changes Everything

Baubles and energy. That’s what our modern lives revolve around. Our beautiful distractions and the juice that makes them go. Technology has revolutionized our lives a thousand times over in … Continue reading TIFF 2015: This Changes Everything

TIFF 2015: The Martian

Space wants to kill you. Very badly. All those sci-fi movies with the aliens and the monsters and the demons from other dimensions, they’re fine, hell, some of them are … Continue reading TIFF 2015: The Martian

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