Toronto After Dark 2011 Wrap-Up

I was familiar with the Toronto After Dark film festival for most of its six year existence.  However, I didn’t find a reason to actually attend the festival until 2009 when Toronto After Dark added the long-delayed film Trick ‘r Treat to its line-up.  I enjoyed that single screening, so I returned last year to check […]

Toronto After Dark: My Thoughts on The Innkeepers

The Innkeepers was the closing film of this year’s Toronto After Dark film festival.  I thought that it was a very interesting type of film, since it doesn’t really start off like a horror film, instead opting for a very slow burn, with the scares building up over the course of the film. The film is […]

Toronto After Dark: My Thoughts on VS

Tonight at the Toronto After Dark film festival I saw the dark superhero thriller VS.  The film has a very simple (a word that is repeated many times in the film) plot – four superheroes are captured by their old arch nemesis, stripped of their powers, and left in a town, where they have to […]

Toronto After Dark: My Thoughts on Monster Brawl

This evening saw the beginning of the sixth edition of the Toronto After Dark film festival. The opening film was a Canadian-made horror/action/comedy film called Monster Brawl.  The film is essentially various different classic monsters mixed with professional wrestling.  The film takes the form of a wrestling Pay-Per-View, in a graveyard, with Dave Foley and Art […]

Ready for Toronto After Dark

Tickets went on sale earlier this week for the Toronto After Dark Film Festival, which is entering its fifth year.  After occurring the last two years in late August, this year the festival moves back to a, more appropriate, October timeslot.  This year also sees the festival moving from the Bloor Cinema, to the more genre-friendly Toronto […]