Film Review: HARVEST LAKE
Apr25

Film Review: HARVEST LAKE

Harvest Lake is the latest film from Writer/Director Scott Schirmer. With his latest effort, Schirmer proves that the success of his previous film, the highly acclaimed Found, was no fluke. That said; don’t expect a repeat of past works from Schirmer. Harvest Lake is a very different film than Found with a very different feel. Found was a straight ahead horror film while Harvest Lake is a stylish, hyper sexualized science...

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Indie Spotlight: IZABEL GRONDIN
Mar21

Indie Spotlight: IZABEL GRONDIN

Indie Spotlight: IZABEL GRONDIN Written by: Darrell Marsh Trans’gres’sive adj. 1. Exceeding a limit or boundary, especially of social acceptability. 2. Of or relating to a genre of fiction, filmmaking, or art characterized by graphic depictions of behaviour that violate socially acceptable norms, often involving violence, drug use, and sexual deviancy. The term ‘transgressive‘ gets thrown around quite a bit in...

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BTU EXCLUSIVE Review: Harvest Lake (2016)
Jan15

BTU EXCLUSIVE Review: Harvest Lake (2016)

Harvest Lake is the latest film from Writer/Director Scott Schirmer. With his latest effort, Schirmer proves that the success of his previous film, the highly acclaimed Found, was no fluke. That said; don’t expect a repeat of past works from Schirmer. Harvest Lake is a very different film than Found with a very different feel. Found was a straight ahead horror film while Harvest Lake is a stylish, hyper sexualized science...

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Indie Spotlight: Fatal Pictures
Jan10

Indie Spotlight: Fatal Pictures

Toronto Ontario’s Fatal Pictures takes solid production and directing, mixes it with superb acting, writing, and special FX, making short films that will blow your mind! The foundation that Fatal Pictures is built upon consists of writer/director Richard Powell and producer Zach Green. When I’m traveling abroad, people often comment on how all Canadians are so nice. I think to myself “they must have met Zach and...

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Indie Spotlight: Jon Hyatt
Jan02

Indie Spotlight: Jon Hyatt

Ever since I decided to start my own film festival, people have asked me why I focused on short films. The truth is, I could spend a good ten to fifteen minutes rattling off the advantages of choosing to shine a spotlight on short films (no, I will not be subjecting you to that here). First of all, we live in the age of instant gratification, which in turn has lowered our collective attention spans a great deal, myself included. At a...

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