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    Ricky D’s 50 Favourite Films of 2012 (Part One)

    2012 wasn’t a bad year for movies. It was actually a great year. The problem is, the movies we were most anticipating, specifically the Hollywood blockbusters like Prometheus and The Hobbit, didn’t live up to our expectations. With that said I still managed to make a list of 50 films I loved. Maybe I just […] More

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    Best Movie Moments of 2012 (part three)

    20: The Raid: Redemption – The entire film How does one choose their favourite scene from this high-speed, virtually nonstop adrenaline-packed martial arts pic? Could it be the sequence in which a refrigerator is used to destroy an entire floor of an apartment complex; or perhaps the final showdown between two brothers and the the […] More

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    2012’s Great Movie Moments: September

    Spring Breakers – Opening Sequence Having been at TIFF this month, attempting to select favorite scenes without going entirely overboard– well, it may not exactly be as drastic as Sophie’s choice, but that is the first label that comes to mind. Spring Breakers is one of many very strong showings from Toronto this year, and […] More

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    ‘Killer Joe’ is a mad, lurid, and excellent neo-noir

    Killer Joe Directed by William Friedkin Written by Tracy Letts USA, 2012 Nudity doesn’t often serve as a statement of purpose for an American filmmaker, but Killer Joe delights in going against the grain. In the first scene, one of the lead characters opens the door to her trailer, naked from the waist down. In […] More

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    Alternative Character Posters for ‘Killer Joe’

    The Tumblr round-up is a compilation of images, links, posters, stories, videos and so on, taken from the Sound On Sight Tumblr account. We simply do not have the man power nor time to write articles on every interesting movie related goody we find, so this is our way of still promoting some of the […] More

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    ‘Killer Joe’ plays close to a more gratuitous, sweatier version of ‘Blood Simple’

    Killer Joe Directed by William Friedkin United States, 2011 Director William Friedkin makes no bones about the inevitable (NC-17) rating of his film with Sharla Smith’s (Gina Gershon) first appearance on-screen: shirt and no pants, and nothing hidden. This tone-setter, in the first five minutes of Killer Joe, accurately predicts a grimy, graphic film, where […] More

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    Best of the Fantasia Film Festival 2012

    Ricky D, Michael Ryan and Edgar Chaput are quite familiar with the Fantasia Film Festival, having attended the event for years (some of us since the very beginning); so we thought it would be wise to list our favorite films from the 2012 line up. Enjoy! **** Edgar Chaput’s Top 3 3-Game of Werewolves (2012, […] More

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    Director William Friedkin’s ‘Killer Joe’ and ‘Bug’ (mild spoilers)

    Sound on Sight’s misshapen relative Sordid Cinema is finally back with a new episode, and it’s a doozy: William Friedkin, famed director of The Exorcist and The French Connection, has undergone a bit of career rehabilitation these past few years, thanks to his collaborations with playwright Tracy Letts. On this episode, Ricky D, Simon Howell […] More

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    Fantasia 2012: Beyond the Film Festival Day 1

    Since Sound on Sight was founded, we have always been one of the biggest fans of the Fantasia International Film Festival. With every year we provide even more coverage, updating daily with new articles, reviews and as many podcasts as humanly possible. This year in collaboration with CUTV, we will also be including video coverage […] More

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    Fantasia 2012: Ricky D’s most anticipated films

    I’ve been lucky enough to attend the Fantasia film Festival since the very first year and make no mistake about it, Fantasia has always been a highlight of every summer since. This year is no exception. With another impressive and diverse line-up, any movie crazed die hard genre fans such as myself are left with […] More

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    Fantasia 2012: Justine’s Most Anticipated Films

    For even the most seasoned festival goer, the Fantasia Film Festival presents a daunting challenge. With over 160 films playing, it is impossible to see everything and compromise is not an option but a necessity. For the cinematic adventurer, however, Fantasia is a gold-mine: bringing to the forefront some of the strangest, smallest and craziest […] More

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    2012: The Best Movies of June

    Every thirty days, I like to post a list of my favorite films I’ve recently watched. Here are the best films I’ve seen throughout the month of September. This list is based on movies theatrically released here in Canada, and I do not include what I have seen at film festivals. **** 1: Prometheus Directed […] More

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