In the final True Detective Horror Diary of the season, we examine the horror genre tradition of withholding closure in endings.
Wayne Hays needs an exorcism. The old Vietnam war veteran, ex-detective and subject of a forthcoming true crime docuseries is haunted by ghosts as he tries to piece together the narrative pieces of the homicide case that defined is life and marriage.
For the highly anticipated third season of True Detective, That Shelf and our friends at Everything is Scary are teaming up to examine the scarier elements in what we agree to be a landmark of horror television.
TIFF 2017: Alias Grace Review.
TMN's documentary series Reelside consists of six episodes, each concentrating on a different group of filmmakers. Each part is unique but forms a cohesive unit that subtly reinforces pride in film talent that just happens to be Canadian.
Enter for a chance to win run-of-engagement passes to see Maps to the Stars and a David Cronenberg prize pack, courtesy of Dork Shelf and eOne Films.
It probably should have stayed that way.
Although at times it feels like Amma Asante’s Belle is unwisely trying to be a Jane Austen period romance that never quite takes off, the film’s true to life trappings and some exceptional performances and wit save the film from ever becoming something it shouldn’t be.
Enter for a chance to win a pair of passes to an advance screening to see Belle in Toronto on Wednesday, May 7th or in Calgary or Vancouver on Wednesday, May 14th, courtesy of Dork Shelf and Fox Searchlight.
Quietly menacing and deeply cerebral, Dennis Villeneuve’s unnerving psychological thriller Enemy gets a huge boost from a great dual performance from Jake Gyllenhaal as a man whose potential double life could be splitting the fabric of space and time around him.
We sit down with actor Jake Gyllenhaal and Canadian director Denis Villeneuve about their second collaboration on the award winning doppelganger thriller Enemy and about the clearly defined roles of the main characters, how the simplest mannerisms can define an entire character, who Gyllenhaal thinks the real protagonist of the film is, why Villeneuve wanted to set and shoot the film in Toronto, and if they will collaborate again.
Canadian films Gabrielle and Enemy took home major film awards at last night's Canadian Screen Awards, while Call Me Fitz and Orphan Black ruled the television side of the evening's festivities.
Tomorrow night the best and brightest in Canadian movies and television get celebrated with the Canadian Screen Awards (airing on CBC at 8:00pm, hosted by Martin Short). Our Film and Performing Arts editor looks at this year's nominees, makes a couple of predictions, and wonders aloud why only technically three of the Best Feature nominees have actually been released in theatres.
We talk to Toronto's own Sarah Gadon about her work as a juror for this year's Air Canada enRoute Film Festival, devoted to bringing some recognition to up and coming short filmmakers.
As we dig out from piles of new releases from before and after the holiday season, we take looks at the home video releases for Looper, Frankenweenie, Cosmopolis, Dredd, Pitch Perfect, Compliance, The Words, Hit and Run, and season one of Anger Management