That Shelf sat down with Doctor Sleep director Mike Flanagan – and a surprise guest – to talk about Toronto's place in his journey as a filmmaker, finding his Danny Torrance in Ewan McGregor, bringing Stanley Kubrick and Stephen King together again, and, of course, what's on his shelf!
To celebrate the release of Doctor Sleep on November 8th, we're giving away some amazing posters signed by director Mike Flanagan and star Kyliegh Curran!
Eric Bizzarri and Jackie English join Jeremy for THE SHINING and get deep into the shit a director should and shouldn’t do to get a performance out of an actor…
Doctor Sleep brings you back into The Shining’s terrifying world and follows a grown-up Danny Torrance as he protects a child from evil forces.
What is the best horror movie of all time? Our own Jason Gorber faces off against former Fangoria editor Chris Alexander and ET Canada's Morgan Hoffman!
The legendary title designer has passed away at the age of 83
We take a look at some of the best goings on in Toronto this Halloween from movies, to TV, to theatre, and one really kick ass party. And we might have some surprises in store... if you dare.
Rodney Ascher's look at close readings and potential conspiracy theories within Stanley Kubrick's The Shining shouldn't work, but it does perfectly if you're a finely attuned film geek.
Dork Shelf talks to Patrick Read Johnson about his long in the works autobiographical film 5-25-77 and it's long road to the big screen despite being a small film about how he got started as a filmmaker growing up in small town Illinois. Johnson opens up about growing disillusioned with the studio system (working with John Hughes on Baby's Day Out, turning down the chance to do Home Alone, and the troubled post production on Angus), the good along the way, and bringing his work-in-progress film to the TIFF Next Wave Festival this weekend.
Time to gear up for the end of the world, and thankfully the TIFF Bell Lightbox has all your post-Apocalyptic film-going/research needs covered.
This week's archival home entertainment column takes a look at some real heavy hitters with Alfred Hitchcock's Strangers on a Train, Wong Kar Wai's In the Mood for Love, Stanley Kubrick's Fear and Desire, the campy Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?, and director's cuts of both Frank Oz's Little Shop of Horrors and the Al Pacino ham-fest The Devil's Advocate.
For our final round-up of TIFF 2012 reviews we take a look at some great stuff yet to come and some films we're doubling back on with reviews for The Paperboy, Song for Marion, Frances Ha, Room 237, The ABCs of Death, Ghost Graduation, The We and the I, Imogene, Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp, Outrage Beyond, Come Out and Play, The Lesser Blessed, and The Bay.
We take a look at The Grid and CinemaScope writer Adam Nayman's latest auteurist film class at Toronto's JCC dealing with the one and only Stanley Kubrick.