As familiar and inviting as a mug of hot chocolate and a comfortable sweater, the seasonally appropriate young adult fantasy The House with a Clock in Its Walls gets the Halloween movie cycle off to an earnest, whimsical, and entertaining start.
Eli Roth and Nicolás López’s Aftershock is a dark, bloody, violent horror movie that lands on Blu-ray this week, and it offers a glimpse into what might happen if one of the worst earthquakes ever recorded happened to set off a chain reaction of human depravity.
Toronto’s streets will be flooded with movie lovers–and movie stars–this September as the 38th Toronto International Film Festival takes over the city from September 5 to 15, and today the festival has announced the full list of filmmakers and celebrities expected for all the red carpet events.
Over the past year, Netflix has branched out from simply providing viewers with content–which Netflix in turn must pay royalties on–to producing their own original content. Netflix will continue to pursue this direction with the approval of a second season of the gothic mystery thriller Hemlock Grove.
In celebration of the new Netflix series Hemlock Grove from executive producer Eli Roth, The GATE is giving away a special Hemlock Grove prize pack for the scary new series which includes a Roku player with a 6-month subscription to Netflix Canada!
This whole week has been kind of a blur at TIFF. It’s been hard just finding time to get to everything, let alone blog about it afterwards, so I’m a bit behind, but at the same time I’m trying to process videos and write up reviews and interviews.
Coming out this week on DVD and Blu-ray: blood flies and the Nazis get their due in Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds; a bachelor party in Las Vegas goes hilariously wrong in The Hangover; plus a look at The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard, G-Force, and Taking Woodstock.
Director Quentin Tarantino was in Toronto yesterday to promote his latest film, the war drama Inglourious Basterds, which screened at the Scotiabank Theatre.
Tarantino chatted with the press, met with fans, signed autographs, and posed with an action figure of himself, before heading into the theatre to introduce the film.