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    Horror Films of 2013: Sordid Cinema Podcast #58

    After a considerable gap, Sordid Cinema is back with a triple feature of recent genre fare, from the beloved to the…less beloved. First up is our long-belated take on Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead’s little indie that could, Resolution, which subverts the cabin-in-the-woods horror flick on roughly one fiftieth the budget of, er, The Cabin in the […] More

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    This past week: Best articles from Sound On Sight

    There is so much great content published every week here at Sound On Sight, that even we have trouble keeping up. So, every Sunday, we will drop a list of the best articles delivered by our hard working, and extremely talented staff. **** House of Cards, 1.1-1.6: Charismatic leads, style make up for familiar story […] More

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    2013, Best Movies of January: ‘West Of Memphis’ leads the pack

    #1: West of Memphis Directed by Amy Berg Written by Billy McMillin and Amy Berg 2012, USA Following from the original Paradise Lost film and its two sequels, West of Memphis follows the events of one of the most media-covered American crime stories of the last two decades: The West Memphis Three, a case in which three teenagers (Jessie […] More

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    Mike’s Top Feature Films of 2012

    Since I started writing for Sound on Sight during Fantasia 2011, 2012 was my first full year of writing for the site. I started the year by joining Josh on the Mousterpiece Cinema Podcast. During the year I attended Fantasia for the 15th time in 16 festivals and I attended RIDM (Québec’s only Documentary Film […] More

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    20 Best Horror Films of 2012

    It’s no big secret I love horror films, but 2012 hasn’t been a great year. In my top ten, three films carry over from 2011, two won’t be released until 2013, two are animated and another isn’t much of a horror film. With that said, 2012 gave us Berberian Sound Studio and Cabin In The […] More

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    TADFF 2012: Audience Awards and Justin’s Five Festival Favourites

    Toronto – With twenty horror, sci-fi, action, and cult movies crammed into nine nights, and an eclectic mix of short films thrown in between, the Toronto After Dark Film Festival 2012 gave the Toronto genre fan a multitude of reasons to be sleep-deprived. Before going into a sustained state of hibernation, audiences cast their ballot for which […] 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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    Fantasia 2012: Benson and Moorhead Give Us ‘Resolution’ to Tired Horror Tropes

    Resolution Written by Justin Benson Directed by Justin Benson and Aaron Scott Moorhead USA 2012 Fantasia imdb It would be easy to compare Resolution to The Cabin in the Woods, both films tackle the horror tropes surrounding the titular isolated cabin in the woods, digging into the meta-narrative that informs the trope, but they come at the text from completely opposite […] More

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    Fantasia 2012: ‘Resolution’ will surprise and confound

    Resolution Directed by Aaron Moorhead and Justin Benson USA, 2012 An exploration of urban legends, examining our eternal relationship with storytelling, Resolution begins as the story of two friends. Michael, whose life is on the right path, receives a disturbing video of his friend Chris, and decides to go to the backwoods in order to […] More

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    Fantasia 2012: Mike Ryan’s Most Anticipated Films

    For those that are confused (which would obviously include me) the column that has the url: is actually my column on the five films that I am most upset to be MISSING. This is my column on five seven films that I am most looking forward to: 1) Takashi Miike (For Love’s Sake and […] More