Indiana Jones

Toronto Screening Calendar: April 29 – May 5 2019

What’s playing in Toronto this week? From the classic to the bizarre, from the backroom at Eyesore Cinema to the recently reopened Ontario Cinesphere, East End, West End, and everything in between, here are some of the best screenings taking place all over the city this week.

Cineplex’s Great Digital Film Festival

We take a look at this year's fourth annual Great Digital Film Festival from Cineplex, which kicks off in 19 theatres across Canada this Friday and how it's bringing classic Hollywood hits to the megaplex.

Daomu #1 Review

First described to me as “Indiana Jones meets Tomb Raider”, this does Daomu #1 a disservice. Yes, the plot revolves around a secret society of tomb robbers, so the comparison is understandable, but the preceding quote is more of a marketing tag for Image to hook potential readers. Opening the comic though, the text on the first page reveals an even deeper back story and world mythos than those Western franchises ever achieved. The digitally rendered art, by Ken Chou, is so distinctly 21st century and “not-American”, that this tag line will feel almost misleading after finishing the issue.

Mighty Muggs: These Toys Will be The Death of Me

I have been collecting toys and comics for most of my life.  While I have been able to collect entire series of comics, the same cannot be said for toys.  I would start with a series that I thought was really cool, but before too long I would get bored and move on.  I have […]

Raiders of the Lost Ark Brainstorming Transcript Leaked

Mystery Man on Film has leaked a 125-page transcript of a 1978 brainstorming session for Raiders of the Lost Ark, with George Lucas, Steven Spielberg and Lawrence Kasdan.  Two of these men, Lucas and Spielberg, both fresh off of Star Wars and Close Encounters of the Third Kind respectively, are at their creative peak for […]