TIFF Next Wave: My Thoughts on Dead Before Dawn 3D

The closing film of the TIFF Next Wave Film Festival for Youth was the official North American premiere of this Canadian horror-comedy, which put a twist on the overused zombie apocalypse premise.  The film is notable for the fact that it is the first Canadian film to be shot in stereoscopic 3D (more on that […]

TIFF Next Wave: My Thoughts on Ghost Graduation

I missed the Spanish comedy Ghost Graduation when it originally played last fall, as part of TIFF 2012, so I was happy when the film was brought back as part of the TIFF Next Wave Film Festival for Youth.  The film is described as “The Breakfast Club meets Ghostbusters” and I thought that the film […]

A Tale of Two Love Triangles – Pretty in Pink vs. Some Kind of Wonderful

As part of the TIFF Next Wave Film Festival for Youth, there was a marathon of John Hughes films playing all day today at the Bell Lightbox.  I went to the first two films screened – Some Kind of Wonderful and Pretty in Pink.  It turned out to be quite an interesting pairing, since the […]