Melanie Leishman

Stage Fright Review

Despite having the somewhat inspired idea of melding the 80s slasher genre with the 70s big screen rock opera, Stage Fright (which arrives in select theatres and on VOD today) is a much easier film to admire than it is to actually like.

Old Stock Review

The Canadian comedy Old Stock might tip it's hat a bit heavily to American independent cinema of the past decade, but it's a charming breezy tale with sharp writing and great performances.

Interview: Noah Reid and Melanie Leishman

We talked to Noah Reid and Melanie Leishman, the leading actors behind the Canadian indie comedy Old Stock, about almost method acting in auditions, wearing sweater vests, dancing terribly, scooter envy, and creating likeably flawed characters. We also asked what they’re up to in the future, and talked to Leishman about the status of the Todd and the Book of Pure Evil animated film.