Wrapping Up the Toronto After Dark Summer Screenings

The Toronto After Dark Summer Screenings was an interesting experiment to see if people would attend Toronto After Dark screenings outside of the yearly festival.  Based on the turn-out (including the sell-out crowd for the Canadian premiere of V/H/S), I would have to say that there is definitely an audience for year-round Toronto After Dark-hosted […]

Toronto After Dark 2012 Summer Screenings: My Thoughts on V/H/S

The headliner of the Toronto After Dark summer screenings was undoubtedly the Canadian premiere of this found-footage anthology horror film that sold out the Bloor Cinema with 700+ in attendance. The film features five segments, and a framing story, each directed by a different indie horror director.  The framing story, directed by Adam Wingard (You’re Next), has a group […]

Toronto After Dark 2012 Summer Screenings: My Thoughts on Detention

The second night of the Toronto After Dark Summer Screenings kicked off with one crazy comedy.  Detention is not an easy film to describe because it is trying to be many things at once.  On one hand, the film is a very campy and crazy teen comedy that is filled to the brim with cultural references. […]

Toronto After Dark 2012 Summer Screenings: My Thoughts on The Pact

The second film to be screened at the Toronto After Dark Summer Screening’s last night was the Canadian Premiere of the haunted house film The Pact. Of the two films screened, this is the film I have decidedly more mixed feelings on.  The film is about a woman named Annie (Caity Lotz), who returns to […]

Toronto After Dark 2012 Summer Screenings: My Thoughts on Juan of the Dead

Last night was the first of two special “Summer Screening” nights for the Toronto After Dark Film Festival.  This series provides a sample of the Toronto After Dark experience in anticipation for the full festival, which runs this year from October 18-26. The first film screened was a special presentation of a film that I […]

Toronto After Dark Summer Screenings Announced

Looking for a way to fill your quota of horror, sci-fi, action and cult films this summer?  Well, the Toronto After Dark Film Festival has announced a special series of four Summer Screenings that will be taking place at the Bloor Cinema. These screenings, taking place on June 27 and July 11, will act as […]