TAD 2012: The Final Chapter

Andrew Parker and Brandon Bastaldo close out the 2012 Toronto After Dark Film Festival with looks at some of the other films they saw over the past week, including Citadel, Sushi Girl, A Fantastic Fear of Everything, My Amityville Horror, and Game of Werewolves!

CONTEST: See ACE ATTORNEY on Halloween!

HOLD IT! As Gamercamp’s official media sponsor, Dork Shelf is pleased to be able to offer our readers the chance to win one of three pairs of passes to see the Toronto premiere of Ace Attorney on Wednesday October 31st at 7 PM!

Silent Hill: Revelation Review

Sillier and dumber, but oddly not worse than its predecessor, Silent Hill: Revelation, offers up more messed up visuals in service of a useless story as the search continues for an actually decent film based around the beloved Konami video gane franchise.

The 2012 Ekran Toronto Polish Film Festival

Three of our film writers take a look at the 4th annual Ekran Toronto Polish Film Festival, running from October 25th to the 28th largely from the 100 year old Revue Cinema. Our writers give their brief reviews of some of the selections from a festival showcasing some of the finest films in the world from a Polish perspective.

This Week in DVD: 10/23/12

This week Andrew Parker and Phil Brown take a look at the DVD/Blu-ray releases of Steven Soderbergh’s male stripper saga Magic Mike, Paranormal Activity creator Oren Peli’s Chernobyl Diaries, and Timur Bekmambetov’s inexplicably awesome Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.

TAD 2012 Reviews
Part One

We continue our coverage of the 2012 Toronto After Dark Film Festival with a look back at the buzzed about opening night film American Mary and we review three upcoming single titled films: Resolution, After, and Wrong.

Band of the Month: Snowblink

Get to know Snowblink in this interview with member Daniela Gesundheit, which features talk of traditional Chinese medicine, connecting with environments, and what it’s been like to be an addition to the Toronto music scene.

This Week in DVD: 10/16/12

This week we look at the heavily anticipated DVD and Blu-ray releases of Moonrise Kingdom and Prometheus, which lead off a crowded week where we also look at the Adam Sandler comedy That’s My Boy, and four partially Canadian productions: the complete series of The Firm, Red Lights, Surviving Progress, and Crooked Arrows

Contest: See Silent Hill: Revelation in 4 Cities!

Enter for a chance to win one of ten pairs of passes to see an advance screening of Silent Hill: Revelation in Halifax on Wednesday, October 24th or in Toronto, Ottawa, and Winnipeg on Thursday, October 25th from Dork Shelf and Alliance Films.

The New Old: The Monster Mash

Just in time to kick off October, we sit down with the brand new Blu-ray release of the Universal Classic Monsters Essential Collection to look at Dracula, Frankenstein, The Mummy, The Invisible Man, The Bride of Frankenstein, The Wold Man, The Phantom of the Opera, and The Creature from the Black Lagoon

Interview: Martin Short & Catherine O’Hara

We talk to Canadian comedy icons and SCTV alums Martin Short and Catherine O’Hara about playing the parents of Victor Frankenstein in Tim Burton’s stop motion animated Frankenweenie, what it’s like doing voice work, some of their career highlights, and much more.

This Week in DVD: 10/2/12

This week on video store shelves we take a look at Tim Burton’s Dark Shadows, The Babymakers, Sean Bean in Cleanskin, and some indie film called The Avengers.

The New Old: Tricks & Treats

Our archival DVD column returns with a slate of seasonal offerings and oddities with Criterion editions of The Game, Eating Raoul, and Quadrophenia, special editions of Stuart Gordon’s Re-animator, Halloween II and Halloween III: Season of the Witch, and the DVD and Blu-ray premiere of Abbot and Costello Meet Frankenstein

This Week in DVD: 9/25/12

Now that TIFF has ended, our DVD reporters can finally start sifting through their piles of DVDs with looks this week at Cabin in the Woods, Beyond the Black Rainbow, Snow White and the Huntsman, Safe, Piranha DD, The Samaritan, Damsels in Distress, and We Have a Pope.