Toronto After Dark 2013 Spotlights: My Thoughts on The Dirties

Matt (Matthew Johnson, also the film’s director) and Owen (Owen Williams) are two film obsessed high school students, who are making a film for their media class.  Entitled The Dirties, the film is meant as a fantasy that has them fighting back against the gang of bullies, who torment the two on a daily basis.  […]

Toronto After Dark 2013 Spotlights: My Thoughts on Europa Report

The found footage science fiction film Europa Report documents the first crewed mission to Jupiter’s moon of Europa.  It was recently discovered that there is water underneath the ice that covers the moon, which gives the possibility that there might be life.  The crew of the Europa One includes captain Willam Xu (Daniel Wu), second-in-command […]

Toronto After Dark 2013 Spotlights: My Thoughts on V/H/S/2

It is time for a second anthology of found-footage shorts with V/H/S/2.  Like the first film, V/H/S/2 centres around the discovery of a collection of VHS tapes, which leads into various short segments by a different indie horror director.  Adam Wingard and Simon Barrett (You’re Next) return from the previously outing and are joined in […]

Toronto After Dark 2013 Spotlights: My Thoughts on Bad Milo

The Toronto After Dark Spotlight Screenings kicked off with the horror comedy Bad Milo.  Ken (Ken Marino) is a man with a lot of stress in his life.  Not only does he have a jerk of a boss (Patrick Warburton), who puts Ken in charge of firing people, but both Ken’s wife Sarah (Gillian Jacobs) […]

Toronto After Dark Announces Spotlight Screenings on August 29 and September 26

For the second year in a row, the Toronto After Dark Film Festival is going to present a pair of Spotlight Screenings, in advance of the full film festival from October 17-25.  The screenings will take place on August 29 and September 26 at, Toronto After Dark’s new venue, the Scotiabank Theatre.  Both nights will […]