Best of 2016 x 32

Ok it is almost time to say goodbye to 2016. I attended a few film festivals: Berlinale,Fantasia, and TIFF. As well I caught as many interesting films as possible at various cinemas. Here is my best of list-in descending order- favouring … Continue reading Best of 2016 x 32

Fantasia 2016-Swan Song+ TIFF

It’s been a busy summer and I am just getting ready to attend a few film atTIFF 2016.I’m catching 3 features this weekend, including a new Malaysian supernatural noir called: Interchange. I am also going to see a new film … Continue reading Fantasia 2016-Swan Song+ TIFF

Anthropoid+ Closet Monster+Hunt For The Wilder People

Anthropoid-d. Sean Ellis-I took the commuter train into Toronto on the weekend ,and checked out a brand new Euro co-production,t hat just had its world premiere at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival on 1 July 2016. Anthropoid stars:Cillian Murphy, Jamie Dornan, Toby … Continue reading Anthropoid+ Closet Monster+Hunt For The Wilder People

Fantasia: Conspiracy-Noir-Crime- Exorcism

Operation Avalanche-d. Matt Johnson-a very cool flick ,and an interesting take on the entire faked moon landing conspiracy theory. I did see a recent comedy flick called Moonwalkers that mined this territory as well. But this film is a very … Continue reading Fantasia: Conspiracy-Noir-Crime- Exorcism

Americana-Néo Noir at Fantasia 2016

Americana-d. Zachary Shedd (USA 2016) This is a great new Neo-Noir feature which had its international premiere here in Montreal Sunday night. Writer-Director Zachary Shedd was present to lend some insight into the screening. Alcoholic ex-editor Avery Wells (David Call) … Continue reading Americana-Néo Noir at Fantasia 2016

Polish Horror + Korean Crime

The 20th annual Fantasia Film Festival continues here in Montreal until August 3, and I am planning to get to a few more flicks before I have to depart early next week. I have a couple scree… Source: Polish Horror + Korean Crime Continue reading Polish Horror + Korean Crime

New Asian Cinema @ Fantasia

I was able to sample a cross section of new cinema from Asia the last few days here in Montreal. Lazy Hazy Crazy-d. Jody Luk Yee-Sun (HK 2015) The debut film from director Yee-sun ,Lazy Hazy Crazy is a coming … Continue reading New Asian Cinema @ Fantasia

Carpenter, Sakamoto + Montreal

Hey folks, hope all is well. I am just on route to Montreal to take in the 2016 Fantasia International Film Festival. The festival kicked off a few days ago and they have already screened 2 of  my favourite features … Continue reading Carpenter, Sakamoto + Montreal