Director Ant Timpson’s debut feature Come To Daddy is a weird and wild ride, full of surprises and superb performances from stars Elijah Wood and Stephen McHattie.
The less said about The Assent the better. While the film follows the standard exorcism execution, there’s enough here to offer a fresh look at the genre with some jump scares along the way.
Alex Chung’s hyper-violent hitman movie, Contracts, misses its mark by a wide margin.
Paradise Hills tells a dark fantasy/sci-fi tale about a mysterious school that transforms rebellious young girls into compliant young women.
TADFF 2019’s International Shorts After Dark program features an entertaining mix of martial arts beat-downs, time travel, and supernatural encounters.
Mike Ahern and Enda Loughman's Irish supernatural horror-comedy, Extra Ordinary, is extraordinarily charming.
James vs. His Future Self is a sci-fi dramedy about a single-minded scientist who must outwit his future self to make the discovery of the century.
Witches in the Woods offers a chilling look at a modern-day witch hunt.
Social anxiety makes for a macabre and hilarious combo in the TADFF 2019 short Alaska.
Teenage girls are pretty scary in the TADFF short film Best Friends Forever.
Toronto After Dark is just days away, and That Shelf is here to give you a rundown of the city’s creepiest festival.
There's plenty to see at Toronto After Dark this year, so we've made a list featuring the festival's 5 must-see films.
In a Valley of Violence wastes an opportunity to put its own twist on the western genre, opting instead for a straightforward revenge story.
Takashi Miike’s latest Japanese horror film mixes up a little of Saw, a pinch of The Hunger Games, a taste of Battle Royale, and a hell lot of insanity.
Polish horror musical The Lure, directed by Agnieszka Smoczynska is all skin and glitter, with no substance, much like its protagonists.