The two of you who visit this site regularly know that I write, have been writing for quite a long time, and would love to make a living as a writer. What you don’t know is that I have, at times, branched out into other forms of storytelling, including filmmaking.
I was never too serious about it and, in fact, I only ever completed one full project, a short film title Frizz-B. It was the first thing my buddy Paul and I made and it was really just meant as a test, a means to learning Adobe Premiere, but we actually got it done and a friend put it up on youtube so here it is.
So, for a short period of time, I’ve had a profile on online dating site OKCupid. I’m not going to write about my experiences except to say that I have been lucky enough to meet some wonderful women. From talking to those women, though, I came to understand that their experience on OKCupid is very [...]
So, in a fit of optimistic insanity, I have given myself the ridiculous goal of reading 300 books between January 1, 2013, and December 31, 2013. For those of you unfamiliar with calendars, that’s 300 books in a year and an average of 25 books per month.
So, there’re about two billion kids in the world and, if you deduct those of a non-Christian denomination, you’re left with just around 380 million children. Based on recent censuses (censi?), there’re 3.5 kids per household, for a total of approximately 92 million households. We can assume that there’s at least one good child per [...]
A little over a week ago, it was announced that Lucasfilm would be sold to Disney. This meant that Disney could—and it was later confirmed that they would—make more Star Wars films, without Lucas’ involvement.
The internet exploded—except for the cats and porn parts of the internet, those remained pretty much the same.
Much of the above-mentioned detonation involved Star Wars fans bemoaning the certain death of the beloved franchise. Even those willing to admit that the series was already dead, murdered by its own creator, feared that Disney would perform cinematic necrophilia upon the just-cooling corpse of all that was great about Luke and the gang.
Personally, my first thought upon hearing the news was: Awesome.
My second thought was: Now more cat videos and porn.
But the story wouldn’t die and neither would the fears of Leah Lovers and Chewy-Chasers everywhere, so I thought I’d take a shot at assuaging a few of those fears.
Montreal’s grim reaper has vanished and the people of the city are no longer dying.
Many Montrealers are elated by their new-found immortality, while others are terrified, but Roan Alten is plain confused when he is tapped to take up the reigns of the pale horse and bring balance to Montreal’s flat-lining mortality rate.
Last year I watched a horror movie everyday of the month of October, leading up to Halloween (check them out here, here, and here). Some were good, some were bad, and some were awful. This year I didn’t watch quite so many. See, I’ve been building up this new site, thefinalgirl.com, which deals exclusively with [...]
The 2012 edition of the Montreal Zombie Walk was held on October 20. I was there and I brought my camera. Enjoy.
Oh boy, so where have I been, right? The two of you who visit this site regularly must have been wondering if I’d died, or been abducted by aliens, or sold to Bulgarian hair farmers to supply the booming Eastern European wig market (my hair is quite thick and it grows remarkably fast). The answer [...]
Well, the second half of my Fantasia experience was only moderately better than the first, I hate to say. It’s not the films I saw were bad (with one exception), they were just so very, very far from memorable. And, hell, that’s what I look for from Fantasia: films that stick in my mind for their boldness and originality. There just wasn’t anything like that for me this year . . . well, at least not among the ten films I saw . . .
Anyway, on with the mini-reviews. This time we’re looking at Dead Bite, Grabbers, Excision, and Sleep Tight.