Toronto After Dark Film Fest: Wrong


Director: Quentin Dupieux Principal Cast: Jack Plotnick, Eric Judor, Alexis Dziena, and William Fichtner Some movies can only be experienced. They don’t stand up to a brief synopsis or can't really be explained in any way that will make sense to someone who has yet to see the film. To try to give some context… 

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Cask Days 2012


"Well, my boyfriend says that Citra is my favourite hop so that's what I'm sticking to today," intones the woman in front of me in line to her friend. Let's be clear that we are living in a golden age for craft beer in Toronto. There's no way you would have heard those words–spoken without… 

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Toronto After Dark Film Fest: My Amityville Horror


Director: Eric Walter Principal Cast: Daniel Lutz, Laura Didio, and Neme Alperstein The Amityville haunting is over 35 years old and has been retold in print and in many many films; the story has become part of American folklore history and has inspired a whole genre of cinema. This documentary gives us a firsthand look… 

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Toronto After Dark Film Fest: Universal Solider 4


Director: John Hyams Starring: Jean Claude van Damme, Dolph Lundgren, and Scott Adkins Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning is the fourth in the series and a complete left turn from what has been done before. Director and writer John Hyams has completely reinvented the series to the point where this film really has nothing to… 

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Toronto After Dark Film Fest: Grabbers


Directed by Joe Wright Principal Cast: Richard Coyle, Ruth Bradley, and Russell Tovey The quaint Irish countryside, folksy townspeople and a sea monster from outer space, these and a subplot that involves excessive drinking and lots of slapstick make for a very original movie. This is really all you need to know about this Irish… 

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Soupstock Recap


Can you make a statement simply by enjoying a bowl a soup? That was the idea behind Soupstock, an event organised by the chef Michael Stadtländer, the Canadian Chefs' Congress and the David Suzuki Foundation, to protest the proposed limestone mega quarry the Highland Companies would like to build in Melancthon Township.