Tag: canada

CUFFdocs 2020 Review: PRAYER FOR A LOST MITTEN Beautifully Considers The Human Condition

Romantic. Gorgeous. Giving of all the feels. This is hardly what one might expect from a documentary on the Lost & Found desk of a metropolitan transit hub. However, from the patient immensity of the opening shot of Prayer For...

Review: GUEST OF HONOUR, Story of Guilt, Childhood Trauma and Vengeance

David Thewlis, Laysla De Oliveira and Luke Wilson star in the latest drama by Canadian filmmaker Atom Egoyan, now streaming on The Criterion Channel.

70s Rewind: RABID, How to Stop a Pandemic

Marilyn Chambers and Frank Moore star in a Canadian chiller by director David Cronenberg.

Review: THE CURSE OF AUDREY EARNSHAW, Folk Horror, Witch Terror

Hannah Emily Anderson, Catherine Walker, and Jared Abrahamson star in a horror drama by writer/director Thomas Robert Lee.

Febiofest Prague 2020 Review: WE HAD IT COMING, Artful Thriller Battles Objectification, Masculinity

Director Paul Barbeau's first English language feature stars Natalie Krill, Alexia Fast and Erin Agostino.

Now Streaming: DEPARTURE, Playful Pulp Popcorn

Archie Panjabi, Kris Holden-Ried and Christopher Plummer star in the limited series, now streaming on Peacock. Plus: What's Peacock?

Review: SPIRAL, Terrors Are Afoot in a Small Town

Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman and Ari Cohen star in a psychological horror drama from director Kurtis David Harder, now streaming on Shudder.

Toronto 2020 Review: FAUNA Cleverly Deconstructs The Mexican Social Contract

Poor Paco needs a cigarette. Badly. After arguing with his girlfriend, Flora, and fighting with Waze and Wifi they eventually arrive in the remote Mexican village of her childhood, only to find her parents not to be around. The house...

Friday One Sheet: POSSESSOR

This disturbing key art for Brandon Cronenberg's latest film, Possessor, comes in 'industrial warning yellow.' It is a striking improvement from the orange-red teaser poster. Something about this shade of yellow, which is typically reserved for easy-viewing 'Sundance-hit' indie films,...

Review: Z, Supernatural Horror Refracted Through Family Trauma

Keegan Connor Tracy, Jett Klyne, and Sean Rogerson star in a horror/mystery, directed by Brandon Christensen, now available On Demand and Digital HD.

Review: In GUEST OF HONOUR, Sins of the Father Aren't What They Seem

David Thewlis stars in a comeback of sorts for writer and director Atom Egoyan.

Review: HOMEWRECKER, The Dangers of Sheltering in Place

Alex Essoe and Precious Chong star in director Zach Gayne's darkly comic indie thriller.

Coming Soon: GUEST OF HONOUR, From Atom Egoyan, Watch Trailer Now

Love them or hate them, Atom Egoyan consistently makes films that burrow under the skin and display his distinctive vision. The auteur's latest, Guest of Honour, debuted at the Venice and Toronto film festivals last fall, and is now heading...

HOMEWRECKER Will Have to Wait a Little Longer, So Here Is a New Trailer

Alex Essoe and Precious Chong star in Zach Gayne's Homewrecker, a darkly comic indie thriller that is heading for release a little later than expected -- but not too too much later. The film is now confirmed to be opening...

First MOST WANTED Trailer Raises More Questions Than It Answers

A Canadian gets involved in a drug deal gone wrong in Thailand and ends up in prison. That sounds like something we've all heard before. And the first trailer for Most Wanted plays rights into expectations, especially with its emphasis...

Red Band HOMEWRECKER Trailer: Two People, One House, Many Hazards

How much damage can one woman cause in her own home? Well, when that woman is Precious Chong, the answer is: quite a lot! In director Zach Gayne's darkly comic Homewrecker, Chong plays Linda, who lives alone and fills her...

Review: HAMMER, Bad Father, Bad Son, Bad Times

Will Patton and Mark O'Brien star in the criminally-minded family drama, directed by Christian Sparkes.

Review: DREAMLAND, Where the Chaos Is Somewhat Under Control

Filmmaker Bruce McDonad's absurdly hypnotic hodgepodge of violent escapism stars Stephen McHattie, Juliette Lewis and Tomas Lemarquis.

Now Streaming: THE DIRTIES Still Stings With Mad Style and Intelligence

Can you laugh with the boy holding the gun? The short answer is, "Yes." The slightly longer answer is, "Quite a lot, but with a hell of a caveat." And the longest answer is the rest of this review. Looking...

DREAMLAND Trailer Dazzles, Of Course

Updated 5/8/20: Please note that the film will receive a national release in Canada via AppleTV, Bell, Cineplex, Cogeco, Rogers, Shaw, and Telus on May 29, 2020. Also, please enjoy the snazzy Canadian poster! Original post follows ... Our own...