Reviews

UFO: It Is Here

The Blair Witch Project inspired independent filmmakers and the found footage genre – the resourceful film perfectly executed psychological horror.  Blair Witch, the semi-sequel-reboot released this year, delved into the franchise’s psychological lore, but also fancied being somewhat of a creature feature with broader scares.

Festival Coverage

Blood in the Snow 2016: ‘Inspiration’

Inspiration may be Jason Armstrong’s first feature-length movie in seven years, but he’s been a consistent storyteller.  Just this Summer, Armstrong (along with frequent collaborator Mike Klassen) made 9 Days with Cambria, a moderately successful web series confronting abuse through short stories performed by different actresses portraying the same character.

Festival Coverage

Blood in the Snow 2016: ‘Capture Kill Release’

Capture Kill Release begins in the middle of a devious plot: young lovers Jenn and Farhang (played by Jennifer Fraser and Farhang Ghajar) are toying with the idea of murdering a random person.  Their intentions and motives are deliberately foggy, which makes the film’s fly-on-the-wall experience more unsettling, disturbing, and impossible to look away – this is not for the faint of heart.

Events

Staying Classy at The Movie Experience

Have you ever felt like just watching a film wasn’t enough?  For movie lovers desiring to get a bit more out of a night at the cinema, The Movie Experience is an immersive film event presented by The Secret Sessions designed to bring audiences into their favorite cult classic films.  Though the first event of its kind hosted by this organization, similar fusions of film and theatre having been popping up in the Toronto social…