Tag: brucemcdonald

Fantasia 2019 Review: DREAMLAND Plays Free Jazz With Genre Conventions

In Dreamland, the ubiquitous Stephen McHattie plays a weary, nameless, assassin, who does the dirty work for a mid level gangster named Hercules. Disgusted to find out that his boss is getting into the human trafficking of young children involving...

DREAMLAND Reunites Bruce McDonald, Tony Burgess and Stephen McHattie for a New Genre Mashup

Fans of Pontypool may rejoice for the beginning of production on Bruce McDonald's latest film, Dreamland. It reunites the director with writer Tony Burgess and star Stephen McHattie. While not the long rumoured sequel to the Canadian cult semiotic zombie film...

First Images From Bruce McDonald's WEIRDOS

Canadian indie maverick Bruce McDonald will be returning to the Toronto International Film Festival with his latest effort, Weirdos. A black and white affair written by Daniel MacIvor, McDonald veteran Molly Parker takes on a supporting role in the off...

Sundance 2015 Interview: Bruce McDonald, Chloe Rose, and Robert Patrick on HELLIONS' Bad Moon Rising

Bruce McDonald is the last filmmaker one can accuse of repeating himself. For the past 20+ years since his Sundance debut, Highway 61, the renegade cowboy director has stayed busy and thoroughly fresh with each new contribution to the Canadian...

Sundance 2015 Review: HELLIONS, A Monstrous Misstep

Hellions, Journeyman director Bruce McDonald's first foray into horror since 2008's slow-cooker Pontypool, is a maelstorm of horror traditions and tropes, good and bad alike. While the film is never boring for its constant barrage of evocative imagery, cacophonous score...

Sundance 2015: HELLIONS Will Melt Your Skin Off With This New Clip

Sundance Midnight selection Hellions marks Bruce McDonald first foray into horror since cult favorite Pontypool. This also marks McDonald's first film in Park City since 1992's Highway 61. Hellions stars Robert Patrick as a small town sheriff who teams up...

THE HUSBAND Gets Doored In Latest Teaser

Bruce McDonald's dark comedy hits the big screen on this coming Friday with its theatrical run beginning at the TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto. And if you want a taste at the film's very dry sense of humor, well, look...

Watch The Theatrical Trailer For Bruce McDonald's THE HUSBAND

Starting its theatrical run March 14 at the TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto, ScreenAnarchy was proud to present the first teaser from Bruce McDonald's ultra black comedy The Husband just a few days ago and that's now been followed up...

Watch The Exclusive First Teaser For Bruce McDonald's THE HUSBAND

There is, shall we say, a very particular sort of ironic chuckle that I allow myself whenever the topic of Bruce McDonald's The Husband comes up. For as outlandish as the concept may seem to some ... well, let's just...

Bruce McDonald Wants Your Short To Be Part Of HELLIONS! Check Out A New Still And Contest Details!

Okay, all you aspiring filmmakers out there, here's a chance to be part of something very cool.Pontypool and Hard Core Logo director Bruce McDonald is currently in post on his latest film Hellions and he wants two minutes from you...

HELLIONS: Bruce McDonald Shares The First Bloody Still And Discusses Shooting In Infra Red

Last week I found myself driving through the countryside outside Hamilton, Ontario, where I eventually rolled up to a small working farm populated by very small horses, regular sized horses, and ten or so llamas who were not even remotely...

Bruce McDonald Returns To Horror With HELLIONS

Originally slated to be directed by Hobo With A Shotgun helmer Jason Eisener, Canadian horror film Hellions launched principal photography yesterday with a new - but familiar - face at the controls. With Eisener focusing on other projects Pontypool director...

TIFF 2013: Trailer For Bruce McDonald's THE HUSBAND, A Dark Comedy Stewing In Anger

Bruce McDonald's latest film, the dark comedy The Husband, is set to have its World Premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on Monday, September 9. The film was co-written by his lead actor, Maxwell McCabe-Lokos, who has worked with...

Now on Blu-ray: Rock N Roll With REPO MAN (MoC UK) and HARD CORE LOGO 1 & 2

Another delayed review makes for a great triple feature here at ScreenAnarchy! Two of my favorite punk rock movies made the jump to high definition in late 2012: Alex Cox's masterpiece, Repo Man, and Bruce McDonald's breakthrough road movie, Hard Core...

The Writer And Director Of PONTYPOOL Reunite For CASHTOWN CORNERS And Things Are Gonna Get Bloody

Back in 2008, acclaimed Canadian director Bruce McDonald - best known abroad for his gritty rock and roll road movies Hard Core Logo, Highway 61 and Roadkill - teamed up with novelist Tony Burgess and took a hard turn into...

PONTYPOOL CHANGES...into a play. Shhhhh...get yer tix

A dialogue about how to kill people- specifically actors. It seems like as good a place as any for this story. Pontypool Changes Everything by Tony Burgess is a great novel. It has seen the light of day as a...

Joe Dick Returns In Bruce McDonald's HARD CORE LOGO 2 Trailer?

Joe Dick is dead. But he might be back. If you've seen Bruce McDonald's Hard Core Logo then you know who Joe Dick is and you also understand how unlikely his return is, the ending of that original film being...

Poster Premiere For Bruce McDonald's HARD CORE LOGO 2

Forming a sort of conclusion to his unofficial trilogy of road movies that began with 1989's Roadkill and continued with 1991's Highway 61, Bruce McDonald's Hard Core Logo became something of a cult sensation - one that firmly entrenched McDonald...

Hey Toronto! Want an Evening with Bruce McDonald? CINSSU Provides exactly this, on March 9!

[Sad news from organizers: Though the rest of the night will be rolling as planned Bruce McDonald himself has been roped into an unavoidable obligation and has had to cancel out his appearance.]I just bumped into Bruce McDonald who had...

MUSIC FROM THE BIG HOUSE - Whistler Film Festival 2010

"In Louisiana, life means life."  At the infamous Angola Prison Farm - once the most feared prison in America - a life sentence also meant a miserable existence and certain death: death within walls you will never leave; violent...