Drawn into “The Void” (2016)

A review of The Void  2016 | Dir. Jeremy Gillespie, Steven Kostanski | Canada | 90 mins. I have a soft spot for Canadian horror, so while catching up on some new horror releases, I naturally gravitated first towards The Void. The film certainly sucks the viewer in, and does not waste time in setting the … Continue reading Drawn into “The Void” (2016)

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In Honour of Earth Day: A Look at Eco-Horror

Today is 🌏 Earth Day (April 22), and in honour of the largest environmental event in the world, I'm sharing a list of my favourite eco-horror films. What better way to spread eco-awareness than to shock yourself with images of Mother Nature rising up against disrespectful humans and at times aggressively seeking retribution for the unwelcome manipulation of the … Continue reading In Honour of Earth Day: A Look at Eco-Horror

Book Review: “I’m Thinking of Ending Things”

The Book:  I’m Thinking of Ending Things by Iain Reid The colder months are perfect for curling up with a good book, something intriguing for company when we are driven indoors by the early darkness and dreary weather. Local author Iain Reid’s debut novel, I’m thinking of ending things, is an unsettling psychological thriller that … Continue reading Book Review: “I’m Thinking of Ending Things”

Death by Pizza

I love pizza. It smells good, tastes good, offers creative options... and it goes so well with movies. I love pizza so much, it may one day cause my cholesterol to soar beyond saving and I will die (and go to pizza heaven, presumably). In my ongoing search for the most amazing pizza I've ever eaten, I … Continue reading Death by Pizza

Book Launch: The Canadian Horror Film

The Canadian Horror Film: Terror of the Soul Date: Saturday, October 24, 2015 Time: 9:00pm Location: TIFF Bell Lightbox, Toronto ON Book signing and introduction, followed by a special screening of the digitally restored film, The Mask (Dir.Julian Roffman, 1961) - the first feature-length Canadian horror movie and the first feature-length 3D film made in Canada! Date: Friday, November 13, … Continue reading Book Launch: The Canadian Horror Film