Category Archives: Indie Film

Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

Tweet Instead of starting this year’s Horror Month off with a bang, I’m opting for a sigh. I’ve seen Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s sixth feature film. In 2010 it was screened at the Cannes film festival and won the Prix du Jury. I … Continue reading

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December Update (and Moonlight)

Tweet And there it is. Proof positive that something is in the works. In this instance, that  something is the plotting of my first novel. Enough about that for now. There hasn’t been much going on except work, and I’m … Continue reading

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Criterion Re-Issue: Carnival Of Souls

TweetThis week Criterion released one of my favourite horror films, Carnival of Souls. I grabbed my copy on the day of its release from Bay Street Video, which is one of the few video shops left in Toronto, and usually … Continue reading

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Dead Kids (fka: Strange Behaviour)

TweetDead Kids is the original New Zealand title of Hemdale Films’ Strange Behaviour, which has reverted back to its original moniker for this home video re-issue. Written by Bill Condon (Gods and Monsters, among others) and directed by Michael Laughlin (Two-Lane … Continue reading

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