She Never Died (Review)

The zombie movie has, quite frankly, been done to death (pun absolutely intended). It can be difficult to put a unique spin on the genre by this stage, though there are the rare examples in recent years, such as the romantic horror Warm Bodies and the South Korean action horror Train to Busan. Audrey Cummings’ […]

WFF: CANADIAN STRAIN Delivers a Timely Homegrown Tale

It was only just recently with another Whistler Film Festival entry that I found myself yet again bemoaning the continued Americanization of our taxpayer-funded Canadian content. It’s been endlessly frustrating to see local locations and faces consistently morphed into stateside settings for ostensible worldwide consumption. While it’s expected for Hollywood productions to do this, I […]

Antigone – WFF Review

Film sets have stand-ins. When a film production has a stunt double for an actor, nobody can really tell the difference. But when you put a stand-in into a real life situation, ANYONE could find out the difference. French Canadian films used to be frequent for me. Nowadays, I barely see one. Recently, I got […]

Knives Out – Review

With the Golden Globes Awards nominations having been released only a few days ago, it’s fair to say that, short of the Academy Awards nominations, cinema’s awards season is in full swing.  As is the case each year, early film festivals such as the Toronto International Film Festival act as indicators for ‘the ones to […]