TIFF 2018 Review: TEEN SPIRIT (UK 2018) **

Movie Reviews of films that will be playing at TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival) in 2018. Go to TIFF 2018 Movie Reviews and read reviews of films showing at the festival. Violet is a shy teenager living in the Isle of Wight who dreams of pop stardom as an escape from her small town and shattered family … Continue reading TIFF 2018 Review: TEEN SPIRIT (UK 2018) **

SPIRITED AWAY: THE FILMS OF STUDIO GHIBLI

(Christmas at TIFF Bell Lightbox) Spirited Away: The Films of Studio Ghibli: Just in time for the holidays, this dazzling showcase, devoted to the legendary animation studio returns to TIFF Bell Lightbox.  The series of 23 films runs from 24th of December to January 6th 2017. My favourites are: SPIRITED AWAY MY NEIGHBOUR TOTORO HOWL’S … Continue reading SPIRITED AWAY: THE FILMS OF STUDIO GHIBLI

Interview with Festival Director Asher Segelken (Teen Faith Film Festival)

The Teen Faith Film Festival is succeeding on three major fronts, the first is exposing stories of faith exploration through film. Our first year hosted very powerful narratives, documentaries and Art-House films that conveyed something deeply spiritual.

Short Film Review: SYNTHETIC ME. 4min., Animation Music Video

There are many ways you can experience the Animation / Music Video “Synthetic Me.” From the first view, this is a love story between a young-adult and her childhood stuffed bear. A connection that many can relate with as most of us had our favorite toy growing up.  And some of us still have kept … Continue reading Short Film Review: SYNTHETIC ME. 4min., Animation Music Video

Best of NOVEMBER 2, 2021 Trailer Festival

WATCH THE FESTIVAL NOW: SEE THE FULL LINEUP OF TRAILERS: WHERE BUTTERFLIES DON’T FLY, 2min., Czech RepublicDirected by Roman Nemec Daniel is an odd guy who lives with his endlessly quarrelling parents uncomplaining about his destiny. Adam is his classteacher. Daniel and Adam live in their own bubbles until a moment when they both happen … Continue reading Best of NOVEMBER 2, 2021 Trailer Festival

Film Review: ANNABELLA COMES HOME (USA 2019)

While babysitting the daughter of Ed and Lorraine Warren, a teenager and her friend unknowingly awaken an evil spirit trapped in a doll. Director: Gary Dauberman Writers: James Wan (story by), Gary Dauberman Stars: Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Mckenna Grace There is one rule in the horror book that should never be broken.  There must be deaths.  In ANABELLE COMES HOME, … Continue reading Film Review: ANNABELLA COMES HOME (USA 2019)

Film Review: NIGHTMARE CINEMA (USA 2018) ***

Five strangers converge at a haunted movie theater owned by The Projectionist (Mickey Rourke). Once inside, the audience members witness a series of screenings that shows them their deepest fears and darkest secrets over five tales. Directors: Alejandro Brugués, Joe Dante | 3 more credits » Writers: Sandra Becerril, Alejandro Brugués | 4 more credits » Stars: Mickey Rourke, Richard Chamberlain, Adam Godley NIGHTMARE CINEMA … Continue reading Film Review: NIGHTMARE CINEMA (USA 2018) ***

Film Review: ASAKO I & II (Japan 2018) ***

Asako lives in Osaka. She falls in love with Baku, a free-spirit. One day, Baku suddenly disappears. Two years later, Asako now lives in Tokyo and meets Ryohei. He looks just like Baku, but has a completely different personality. Director: Ryûsuke Hamaguchi Writers: Tomoka Shibasaki (based on the novel by), Sachiko Tanaka (screenplay) | 1 more credit » Stars: Masahiro Higashide, Erika … Continue reading Film Review: ASAKO I & II (Japan 2018) ***

Film Review: A DOG’S JOURNEY (USA 2019) **

A dog finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he meets. Director: Gail Mancuso Writers: W. Bruce Cameron (book), W. Bruce Cameron (screenplay) | 3 more credits » Stars: Josh Gad, Dennis Quaid, Kathryn Prescott How many dog movies can Swede filmmaker Lasse Hallstrom make in his career?  Ever since his claim to fame with his MY LIFE … Continue reading Film Review: A DOG’S JOURNEY (USA 2019) **