This year’s edition of the Toronto After Dark Film Festival was full of horror and genre screenings. After nine days of eating too much popcorn and having a great time, these are my personal top five films shown during the festival. If you were there or have seen any of them let me know what you think in the comments ... READ MORE
Book Review - Gifts for the One Who Comes After by Helen Marshall
Last month, while walking around the Horror Headquarters at the FanExpo here in Toronto, I was lucky enough to stumble upon a neatly decorated booth full of books. What first caught my attention was the impressive artwork on the covers and as I browsed the table and started ... READ MORE
This week I was finally able to take a few hours off and catch The Martian while it's still in theaters. I wasn't too familiar with the story beforehand, I was mostly aware of it through the huge hype and rave reviews that the book has had since its re-release in 2014.
My sole knowledge was that the plot ... READ MORE
The nature of horror fans is a mystery to most people who are not into the genre. Why do we enjoy it? Why do we cheer for the killer? Why do we crave more?
In a series of articles called Dissecting Fear, I’ll shed some light on these questions using the science ... READ MORE
Book Review - Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
I recently read Station Eleven and despite the sizable marketing efforts and social media hype, I had very little knowledge of what it contained. To give a brief summary, twenty years after the Georgian Flu wipes out most of the world's population, survivors have formed settlements. ... READ MORE