Film Review: True Fiction

The relationship between authors and their subjects has been very familiar territory for the horror genre. With classic horror films like The Shining and Misery, as well as contemporary horror favourites like 1408 and Sinister, True Fiction dabbles with the idea of controlled experiment in fear being the basis for murder, chaos and mayhem. Continue reading

Film Review: Nose To Tail

Written By: Lucas Nochez

Trigger Warning: At one point, Daniel butchers a pig. The scene is absolutely necessary to the story, but it might prove a little too graphic for casual viewers.

In the culinary world, the expression “nose to tail” is a philosophy of cooking that meticulously uses every possible part of an animal, minimizing potential waste of the carcass. When it comes to eating, “nose to tail” is used to describe consumers who scoff every part of a dish so nothing is wasted. When it comes to Jesse Zigelstein’s main character Daniel in his feature film debut Nose To Tailits pretty safe to say that, Daniel (Aaron Abrams) leaves no one person unscathed after devouring each in every scene and each and every one person’s ego, including his own, in Zigelstein’s sizzling debut.  Continue reading

Death By A Thousand Cuts: Exclusive Interview with Kitty Green

Lucas Nochez–Toronto

The year is 2017, the month is October and the film world changed forever when dozens of women came forward and made very strong and convincing accusations that Hollywood mogul and highly respected film producer Harvey Weinstein engaged in acts of sexual harassment, assault and rape. What began next, was a movement; a step towards change, towards self-respect and addressing how women in the film industry have always taken a passenger seat to men in all areas. Continue reading