Toronto After Dark Film Festival

TADFF 2019: The Assent Review

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.

TADFF 2019: Making Monsters Review

Making Monsters, from co-directors Justin Harding and Rob Brunner, starts like so many slasher flicks that came before it – an unsuspecting couple venture to an isolated country home where a vicious killer stalks them – but that's where the movie swerves.

TADFF 2019: 8 Review

After making a deal with the devil, a man tries to make amends in 8, a South African horror movie steeped in folklore.

TAD 2016: The Lure Review

Polish horror musical The Lure, directed by Agnieszka Smoczynska is all skin and glitter, with no substance, much like its protagonists.

TAD 2016: War on Everyone

In War on Everyone, Michael Peña and Alexander Skarsgård play the "Bad Cop/ Bad Cop" routine to occasionally hilarious effect.

TAD 2016: Creepy Review

Despite a few appropriately eerie moments, Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s Japanese thriller Creepy suffers from an inconsistent tone and unbelievable plot developments.

Geek Hard Podcast: Episode 279

On this episode we review The Martian. We also talk with Donna Davies director of Fanarchy documentary and with programmer Christian Burgess from the Toronto After Dark Film Festival.

Interview: E.L. Katz

We talk to E.L. Katz, director of the black comedy Cheap Thrills about why he made this is first film as a director, how he second guesses himself more as a writer, why the opening of the film is almost purposefully slow, the art of escalation, how his two leads essentially became method actors, why the set was physically uncomfortable to be on, and what it’s like trying to create “a human cockfight.”

Cockneys Vs. Zombies Review

Cockneys vs Zombies is a delightful treat for young, old and even the possibly undead zombie-genre lovers who will no doubt left drooling from this splatter-filled film of blood, guts and brains.