Mike Flanagan

Interview: Mike Flanagan of Oculus Interview

Interview: Mike Flanagan of Oculus

Last Sunday TIFF’s Midnight Madness program unveiled the world premiere of Oculus. Mike Flanagan, whose last film Absentia was a great understated horror film, finds himself working with a bigger budget and cast this time around, including Doctor Who’s Karen Gillan and Battlestar Galactica’s Katee Sackhoff. The story, much like Absentia, deals with an ancient Read More
TIFF 2013: The Green Inferno, The Sacrament, Canopy & Oculus Film Festival

TIFF 2013: The Green Inferno, The Sacrament, Canopy & Oculus

The Green Inferno It seemed to be fate that I’d have a day devoted exclusively to genre films at TIFF. After the excellent reaction to Eli Roth’s The Green Inferno at its midnight screening, I caught up with it the next day. This time Roth decides to take on a subgenre of horror that hasn’t Read More
TIFF 2013: Midnight Madness program announced Film Festival

TIFF 2013: Midnight Madness program announced

Another week, another batch of announcements from TIFF. This time it’s one of the fests’ staples, Midnight Madness. Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, Midnight Madness has dedicated itself to premiering a different horror/comedy/sci-fi/fantasy/you-name-it film each night of the festival. And for its 25th anniversary, programmer Colin Geddes has made sure to pull out some Read More