• Movies/Entertainment,  Trailers

    Sweet Trailer…Robert Eggers’ ‘The Lighthouse’ from A24

    Ten years ago, no one would ever expected Robert Pattinson to be a fine actor,let alone a contemporary equivalent to Willem Dafoe. But after a string of well-acted, and better, well-selected endeavors, he’s charmed the pants off critics and audiences alike. So while we’re two years away from seeing him take flight in The Batman (there’s a great Twitter comment that, paraphrasing, says he’s a terrible vampire…it took him eleven years to turn into a bat) you can get caught up on films like High Life, Good Time, The Rover, and The Lost City of Z and then catch him in Robert Eggers‘ latest nail-biter. Enjoy this first look into…

  • Composer Series,  Interviews,  Movies/Entertainment

    Interview…Mark Korven on the Unsettling Sounds of A24’s ‘The Witch’

    Mark Korven is a Toronto based award-winning composer of music for film and television, and has also composed feature film scores for acclaimed directors Deepa Mehta, Patricia Rozema and Vincenzo Natale. Mark is also a multi-instrumentalist specializing in world music. In 2008, he received a Gemini Award (Canadian Emmy) nomination for Best Original Score for a Dramatic Series for the police drama The Border. He also won a Gemini (Canadian Emmy) for the documentary A Promise to the Dead and the TV series A Scattering of Seeds. He has been nominated 14 times for Gemini awards and 8 times for Genie (Canadian Academy award) awards, and winning a Genie for Curtis’s Charm. Robert Eggers’…

  • Interviews,  Movies/Entertainment,  Video Interviews

    Video Interview…’Locke’ Writer/Director Steven Knight

    The latest brilliant cinematic offering from across the pond is the Steven Knight drama Locke. Both written and directed by Knight, Locke tells the story of a man who in one night must decide between a myriad of jeopardies. Knight, known for penning Eastern Promises and Dirty Pretty Things, crafts and then directs Hardy in this dramatic one man tour de force. It’s a stunning film, one that blurs the line between cinema and theater, and even more stunning is the conception and execution of Knight’s gripping narrative. A masterpiece of writing and acting, the film is as impacting as it is riveting but also it deserves to be lauded…