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Golden Classics Series at the Underground

Every second Thursday from now until the end of April (and beyond) we will be screening some of the classic films of our youth. Celebrating the magic that was these often cheesy, totally quotable, and entirely awesome flicks that shaped our cinematic tastes (FOR THE BETTER!) Join us as we indulge ourselves with these Golden Classics:

Refocus #4 – GABI ON THE ROOF IN JULY

Winner of Best Narrative Feature and Best Actress at the Brooklyn Film Festival. Official Selection: Cinequest Film Festival, Calgary International Film Festival, NewFilmmakers Los Angeles Film Festival.

The Hand Eye Society Social #11 – “Pancakes vs. Prototypes”

On February 17th, 2011, 7PM “Pancakes vs. Prototypes” – Jason Kaplan (Game Prototype Challenge) and Damian Sommer (Griddle Jam) Ever make a game in a week? What about in four hours? Through two very different game jams, Jason and Damian explore the concept of rapid prototyping, the benefits and difficulties of extremely short-term deadlines, the […]

THROWDOWN 3: MOVIE DOUBLE BILL + MORTAL KOMBAT TOURNAMENT @ TORONTO UNDERGROUND CINEMA

Come one, come all to Throwdown III: The ultimate sporting event! This year's Throwdown III Tournament will be taking place at the Toronto Underground Cinema: your home for genre classics, B Movie Greats, Indie art house films and the best of current Hollywood flicks! This year's Throwdown features a Mortal Kombat video game tournament, followed by a double-bill of films: Big Trouble In Little China, and also a secret film!

Tim Burton Takes Toronto – Part 3

Part Three of Sasha’s Tim Burton Takes Toronto follows the last leg of her Burton Blitz -- the “animation detour” that is James and the Giant Peach and The Nightmare before Christmas.

Futurecon!

A three-day, time travel-themed New Year's party, with something for everyone, every budget, and every time zone. We have dances, room parties, a three-course buffet dinner, champagne at midnight, and so much more!

Blanket Forts: Festivus

On December 17th, we invite you to stay up past your bedtime as we build an even larger complex of blanket forts. Explore the labyrinthine maze of softness, this time built inside a beautiful 5,000 square-foot loft on Queen West. Enjoy bedtime stories, winter- and holiday-themed areas, art installations and late-night snacks. Pyjamas highly encouraged.

Crime Wave @ Toronto Underground Cinema

Join us for an impossibly funky evening at the Toronto Underground Cinema. Mike White, cinematic provocateur and author of Impossibly Funky: A Cashiers du Cinemart Collection will discuss his book. For 14 years, White's movie zine championed offbeat and obscure movies like John Paizs's Canadian classic Crime Wave. http://www.impossiblefunky.com/

IGDA Toronto Social Meetup

Interested in game development? Want to get your foot in the door? Look no further than the IGDA Toronto Social Meetup. Join local game developers for a few drinks at the Toronto International Game Developers Association social for December 2010.