TIFF19 Preview: Midnight Madness

A mix of old and new permeates the Midnight Madness line-up for the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. The line-up will be opening with the World Premiere of the indigenous zombie film Blood Quantum from Canadian director Jeff Barnaby (Rhymes for Young Ghouls). The line-up also sees the return of Midnight Madness veterans, with the […]

TIFF18: Diamantino

A disgraced soccer star decides to adopt a refugee in Diamantino. Diamantino Matamouros (Carloto Cotta) is the star soccer player for Portugal, whose prowess comes from his ability to see nothing but pink clouds and fluffy puppies on the pitch. However, when he becomes aware of the refugee crisis, Diamantino is thrown off his game and […]

TIFF18: The Man Who Feels No Pain

A man diagnosed with Congenital Insensitivity to Pain sets out to help his idol fight his brother in The Man Who Feels No Pain. Surya (Abhimanyu Dassani) was born with a rare medical condition, where he cannot feel any pain. With his mother having died during a robbery shortly after he was born, Surya is mentored by […]

TIFF18: In Fabric

A mysterious department store sells a haunted red dress to unsuspecting customers in In Fabric. Sheila (Marianne Jean-Baptiste) steps into the department store Dentley & Soper’s to buy a dress for a blind date. Greeted by the odd, cryptic speaking shopkeeper (Fatma Mohamed), Sheila ends up buying a haunting red dress. However, the date doesn’t go well […]

TIFF18: The Standoff at Sparrow Creek

The members of a militia try to find out which one of them is responsible for a mass shooting in The Standoff at Sparrow Creek. Following a mass shooting targeting cops at a funeral, local militia members Gannon (James Badge Dale), Beckmann (Patrick Fischler), Noah (Brian Geraghty), Ford (Chris Mulkey), Morris (Happy Anderson), Keating (Robert Aramayo), […]

TIFF18: Assassination Nation

A series of internet leaks results in chaos in a small town in Assassination Nation. Lily (Odessa Young), Bex (Hari Nef), Sarah (Suki Waterhouse), and Em (Abra) are four teenage friends in the town of Salem. The girls’ lives are turned upside down when half the town’s cellphones are hacked, revealing that Lily has been exchanging […]

TIFF18: Climax

A dance troupe’s rehearsal party degenerates into chaos in Climax. Based on real events that happened in France of 1996, a group of dancers have just finished a three day rehearsal and have begun a celebratory party. However, it isn’t too long until they discover that the punch bowl of sangria has been spiked with LSD. […]

TIFF18: Nekrotronic

A group of demon hunters set out to stop the social media exploiting demon queen in Nekrotronic. For generations, there have been a war between demons and a group of hunters known as Nekromancers. The demonic queen Finnigan (Monica Bellucci) has found a way to transmit demons through social media, using a ghost hunting mobile game. It […]

TIFF18: Midnight Madness Highlights

Two high profile sequels headline the Midnight Madness line-up at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival. The selection will kick off with the World Premiere of Shane Black’s The Predator and will accompanied by the World Premiere of David Gordon Green’s Halloween, which arrives 40 years after the John Carpenter original. With The Predator opening on September 14, a mere […]

TIFF17: Let the Corpses Tan

A gold robbery results in an epic shootout in Let the Corpses Tan. After robbing 250kg of gold, a gang arrives at the remote ruins of a Mediterranean hamlet to hide out. However, the sudden arrival of cops results in an epic shootout to break out, with the last one left standing to get the gold. […]