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Annabelle: Creation – Another Look

We take another look at the artful, European horror styled prequel Annabelle: CreationThis past weekend, in Toronto, the legendary Royal Cinema ran a mini-Mario Bava festival, spotlighting four of the Italian master and Gothic horror pioneer’s most interesting movies: Black Sunday, Planet of the Vampires,Kill, Baby…Kill! and Hatchet for the Honeymoon. I was directly involved in setting this program up and had the pleasure of introducing the films and, hey, Hatchet star Stephen Forsyth even...

Eye on ’18: Ferguson takes a deep dive into the Top 20 CSB Rankings

Last weekend the U SPORTS football season kicked off with a group of RSEQ and OUA games which means it is time to start assessing the 2018 CFL draft class again.With just over eight months until draft day this list is sure to evolve and change several times over but what remains consistent is the level of talent present in the central scouting bureau’s rankings.20) Neklas Kwemo – LB – Queen’sKwemo, a montreal native has been one of the brightest up and coming stars for the Queen’s Gaels for...

Toronto Film Review: ‘On Chesil Beach’

What does it look like when stiff upper lips kiss? In the history of cinema, David Lean’s 1945 “Brief Encounter” stands apart — indeed, virtually alone — in elevating two painfully civilized and polite British lovers into an image of the purest romantic ardor. But now “Brief Encounter” has company.“On Chesil Beach,” which premiered on opening day of the Toronto film festival, is an adaptation of Ian McEwan’s 2007 novella about two young Brits on their honeymoon in 1962, and it’s a lyrical and...