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Halloween Night with David Cronenberg

Horror movie fanatics will want to check out Maps to the Stars, David Cronenberg’s new film opening this Friday at Varsity Cinemas (55 Bloor St. W). The King of Venereal Horror himself will be on hand for a Q&A following the film, which is apparently about “a secret-filled Hollywood family on the verge of implosion…both a wicked social satire… Read More »

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An Interview with Laggies Director Lynn Shelton

If you’re feeling like you haven’t figured shit out and everyone else is growing up while you lag behind, take comfort in the fact that you are not alone. Laggies tells the story of Megan (Keira Knightley), a clever, creative twenty-something who is unemployed and disenchanted with daily life. Many would label her dilemma a classic quarter-life-crisis,… Read More »

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Not-Too-Terrifying Halloween Movies for the Easily Traumatized

Halloween is almost here, and that means it’s nearly impossible to turn on your TV without coming across all manner of horror movies. Just last night I was flipping through channels and I came across Linda Blair spewing pea soup, the homemade finger knife gloves of Freddy Krueger and Carrie White setting her school on… Read More »

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PHOTOS: A Space Odyssey Young Offenders TIFF Party

Hello Hal, do you read me Hal? Fans of Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 classic sci-fi film 2001: A Space Odyssey were smitten to be at a near-sold-out theme party for the classic sci-fi flick. Young Offenders Collective and Young Lions Music Club presented intergalactic art installations and live musical performances from the likes of LCD Soundsystem’s… Read More »

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TIFF Diary: Week One

Wednesday, Sept. 3: It’s the night before TIFF, and all through the house, a girl was massaging kale for a salad and wondering if bathing suit bottoms could be suitable underwear. I go the Spoke Club around 8:30 for the Young Canadian Filmmakers Party wearing a backpack that weighs more than most of the actresses… Read More »

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