Toronto After Dark Film Festival

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.

TAD 2012 Reviews
Part Three

With the final slate of 2012 Toronto After Dark films upon us, we continue our coverage with looks at the zom-com Cockneys Vs. Zombies, the apocalyptic Korean sci-fi flick Doomsday Book, the country splat fest Inbred, the LARP comedy Lloyd the Conqueror, and the zombie found footage sequel REC 3: Genesis.

TAD 2012 Reviews
Part One

We continue our coverage of the 2012 Toronto After Dark Film Festival with a look back at the buzzed about opening night film American Mary and we review three upcoming single titled films: Resolution, After, and Wrong.

TAD 2012: Grabbers Review

With the 7th annual Toronto After Dark Film Festival kicking off tonight and showcasing some of the best independent genre films from around the world, we take a look at the opening night film, the Irish monster movie import comedy Grabbers.