Don McKellar

Zoom Review

This Canadian/ Brazilian coproduction is an ambitious and clever Kaufmanesque comedy with plenty of talent behind it. For a mixed media meta good time, go see Zoom.

The Grand Seduction Review

Don McKellar's remake of The Grand Seduction is a warmhearted, laid back comedy that might not be too original, but it hits the mark everywhere that counts.

The Dork Shelf Guide to TIFF 2013

Here it is! Your one-stop guide to all of our reviews, interviews, and features for anything and everything involving the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. Keep checking back throughout the day as new reviews, interviews, and features are being added all the time!

Interview: Don McKellar

Dork Shelf talks to director and actor Don McKellar about his return to feature film directing with The Grand Seduction (debuting Sunday September 8th at TIFF) and about how people perceived his time away from filmmaking, the script that tempted him to come back, shooting on location in Trinity Bay, the different stresses between city filming and country filming, and what Gleeson brought to his role and to the set.

TIFF 2013: Focus On: Short Cuts Canada

We turn the TIFF 2013 spotlight on the Short Cuts Canada program, looking at all but one of the shorts showing across all six programs designed to bring the best in Canadian short form filmmaking to festival audiences.

First slate of films announced for TIFF 2013

The first batch of films for this year's Toronto International Film Festival were announced this morning - including opening night film The Fifth Estate - and here's a look at what cinephiles have to look forward to starting this September the 5th.

Good Canadian Cinema?

When was the last time you saw a good Canadian film? How many Canadian films can most people even name? Maybe that’s because unlike music and television, there are no government enforced quotas for Canadian content in our movie theatres, allowing Hollywood to dominate our screens. the city’s newest rep theatre, the Toronto Underground Cinema is taking long overdue measures to remedy this. Starting this Thursday, the Underground is dedicating all 8 of its weekend screenings to great Canadian films.

This Movie is Broken Review

Torontonians are a strange lot. We’re often accused of being uptight, snobbish and centrist by fellow Canadians. As a born and bred local, I’ve always felt that maybe we’re a little uptight because we get shat upon so much by the ROC (seriously, do you know any other nation that hates their biggest city so […]

Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World Video Blog and Wright Stuff

The first behind-the-scenes video blog for Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World has been posted on the film’s official site.  Director Edgar Wright gives a tour of the studio as the cast practices fight choreography.  Scott Pilgrim is based on the eponymous series of graphic novels and is currently filming in Toronto. Also, since Edgar Wright […]