First Look: Mad Max Fury Road

First Look: Mad Max Fury Road

George Miller is back! And he’s bringing Mad Max Rockatansky with him. And a whole lot of badassery!

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Rian Johnson to Write/Direct Star Wars: Episode VIII & IX

Rian Johnson to Write/Direct Star Wars: Episode VIII & IX

His success with Looper is of course what likely solidified the position for Johnson, though appearing on the RowThree Cinecast was what initially got his foot in the door.

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RowThree Finds a Way [ver. 6.1]

RowThree Finds a Way [ver. 6.1]

WE’RE TRYING THIS AGAIN…

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Prometheus 2 is Happening (someday)

Prometheus 2 is Happening (someday)

Just a quick rumor report to dish out for all you Ridley Scott / Alien fans. Michael Fassbender recently told Collider that he wasn’t sure when Prometheus 2 would be released (or even when it production was scheduled), but he did say it is happening and has laid the claim he will be reprising his role of David. So there you...

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Star Wars VII Cast Announced

Thirty years after the events of Return of the Jedi, a new story is about to be told. But there will be familiar faces. JJ Abrams and Disney today announced the cast of the next chapter in the Star Wars saga. No mention of who they will be portraying, but these are the names – most which are already familiar to us: John Boyega Daisy Ridley Adam Driver...

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Prometheus 2: King David

When all was done and said (and said, and said, and said) about Ridley Scott’s Alien prequel, my final conclusion was that the film was ultimately far more about Michael Fassbender’s David character, an inquisitive android who perhaps oversteps his bounds against his human creators, than Noomi Rapace’s Elizabeth Shaw (an altruistic human who...

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Young Toronto Filmmakers On a Deadline – The 2014 T24 Project

Founded by Henry Wong in 2009, the Toronto Youth Shorts Film Festival is an excellent programme. A short film festival geared towards the young and talented filmmakers from our great city of Toronto. Part of the festival is the T24 Project, a 24 hour film challenge. For this year’s competition, the various teams were given a theme, rather than the usual prop,...

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Odd Thomas Comes to DVD March 25th

Anchor Bay and Raven Banner have just announced the Canadian DVD release of Stephen Sommers’ Odd Thomas. The adaptation of Dean Koontz’s bestseller will be available on March 25, 2014. The film played at this year’s Toronto After Dark Film Festival to mixed reviews, but was widely loved by fans of Koontz’s series on the oddball detective. It’s a fast-paced...

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Adam Curtis and John Zaritsky to Receive Honours at 21st Hot Docs Film Festival

Hot Docs has chosen English documentary filmmaker and journalist Adam Curtis as the recipient of its 2014 Outstanding Achievement Award. In honour of the award, a retrospective will be screened during the 21st annual Festival, which runs from April 24 to May 4, 2014. “Adam Curtis blends journalism and cinematic storytelling to critique media and power in...

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Here Comes The Devil to Open at The Royal Cinema This Valentine’s Day

Here Comes The Devil to Open at The Royal Cinema This Valentine’s Day

If you haven’t heard of Adrián García Bogliano yet, you certainly will soon. The subject of the January feature at Rue Morgue Magazine, and a critically triumphant run in the Toronto International Film Festival’s Vanguard programme in 2012, Here Comes The Devil is, to date, his most sophisticated piece. Finally, it is getting a theatrical release, however...

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