Anyone interested in figuring out how constructive and meaningful film criticism works will get a nifty primer from Jeffrey McHale’s equally playful and intelligent documentary You Don’t Nomi, a deep dive into the tremendous amounts of love and hate that have been directed at Dutch filmmaker Paul Verhoeven’s 1995 “masterpiece of shit” Showgirls.
Inside Out 2019
Knives and Skin, the latest feature from American filmmaker Jennifer Reeder, suggests what might happen if television’s Riverdale gave up all pretenses of being a straightforward, ridiculously over-plotted teen soap opera and fully gave in to its own underlying weirdness and became something much closer to Twin Peaks.
Writer-director Doug Spearman’s latest film, the romantic drama From Zero to I Love You, is clearly a labour of love that’s making-do with the limited amount of resources it has on hand.
Scream, Queen! My Nightmare on Elm Street chronicles the life and career of actor Mark Patton, who started his career with some degree of success in commercials and television and some acclaim from working with the likes of Robert Altman and Cher, only to suffer a major career threatening stumble when he was tapped to star in the horror franchise picture A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge.
The Garden Left Behind is a forceful, thoughtful, timely, and important look at being marginalized in America.
We sit down with Wendy Jo Carlton, the American writer-director of the LGBT romantic drama Good Kisser, which makes its international premiere as the prestigious Women’s Gala at the 2019 Inside Out Film Festival in Toronto.