A moment that I have dreaded for the past three years has finally come to pass, as the Humber Cinema will be closing its doors for good tonight at midnight. Like many such closures in the city, the Humber is closing down to make way for a new condo developmentContinue Reading

The second edition of the Toronto True Crime Film Festival is set to occur on June 14 and 15 at the Revue Cinema in Toronto. In advance of the festival, TTCFF has launched a campaign on IndieGoGo to help cover a potion of the costs of running the festival, whichContinue Reading

The 91st annual Academy Awards happened last night and despite the controversies over its format, and lack of host, the ceremony actually ended up running quite smoothly, with the broadcast concluding before 11:30 pm. In what can be considered a upset by many, though I correctly predicted it, Green BookContinue Reading

UPDATE (Feb 12, 2019): Mere hours after this post went live, the Academy announced the four categories that would be presented during the commercial breaks, those being the ones for cinematography, film editing, live-action short and makeup and hairstyling. Not surprisingly, this caused a bit of an uproar, particularly in regards to cinematographyContinue Reading

It is with great sadness that I report that character actor Dick Miller has passed away at the age of 90. Miller first became known by his work with cult filmmaker Roger Corman, particularly his lead role as Walter Paisley in 1959’s A Bucket of Blood. It was Dick Miller’s work with RogerContinue Reading

A few days ago, I decided to cancel my membership to the Sinemia Private Movie Club. I have been a member of Sinemia since it launched in Canada eight months ago. As someone who sees a lot of movies over the course of a month, being a member of theContinue Reading

Clint Eastwood makes a return to the big screen in The Mule. A decade ago, it was thought that 2008’s Grand Torino would mark Clint Eastwood’s final time in front of the camera. However, we would end up returning four years later in 2012’s Trouble with the Curve and here he is returningContinue Reading

Welcome to my new “Crowdfunder” column, where I will periodically feature crowdfunding campaigns that interest me. First out of the gate is the freshly launched Kickstarter campaign for Undergrads: The Movie. For those of you who aren’t aware, Undergrads was a college-set animated series produced for MTV in 2001, based on createrContinue Reading