TIFF 2011 Award Winners and Film Sales Announced

     September 18, 2011

The 2011 Toronto International Film Festival has come to a close.  We covered the hell out of it and we’ve got loads of interviews still to post.  Today, TIFF announced the winners in three award categories for Canadian films and …

TIFF 2011: HYSTERIA Review

     September 14, 2011

Tanya Wexler’s Hysteria is a silly little historical comedy and there’s nothing wrong with that.  The film is about the creation of the vibrator or as the opening title card tells us “The following is based on true events.  Really.”  …

Book Review: THE ART OF HAMMER

     December 2, 2010

“Only a sick society could bear the hoardings, let alone the films.” – Derek Hill (in regards to Hammer films and their output), Sight and Sound 1958-59 The above quote, which opens Marcus Hearn’s Hammer movie-poster book, The Art of …

Hugh Dancy Joins Maggie Gyllenhaal for HYSTERIA

     August 20, 2010

Amid the same round of press where Maggie Gyllenhaal revealed she would star alongside Peter Sarsgaard in a Bill Monroe biopic, the actress spoke a bit about her upcoming role in Hysteria: I play a firecracker whose father is a …