William Brownridge

Raised on a healthy diet of Star Wars and every horror film on a video store shelf, Will has been watching movies since before he was able to talk. Inspired by an ever growing passion for film, and the occasional mind control experiment, Will began writing film review on his personal blog, The Film Reel. When the mind control experiments actually worked, he was able to secure a position with Toronto Film Scene. He now waits patiently in the TFS basement for October to come every year, when his love for horror films finally pays off.

Why Don't You Play in Hell review

Review: Why Don’t You Play in Hell

After spending ten years waiting for the Movie God to help Hirata (Hiroki Hasegawa) create the ultimate film, he finds his opportunity. Yakuza boss…

Dalai Lama Awakening review

Review: Dalai Lama Awakening

This documentary follows a group of Western thinkers who travel to India to meet with the Dalai Lama to discuss a way to tackle…

Strange Magic review

Review: Strange Magic

This animated musical tells the story of Marianne (Evan Rachel Wood), a fairy princess about to marry Roland (Sam Palladio), an egotistical coward. When…

Killers review

Review: Killers

Bayu (Oka Antara) is a journalist who dared to take on Dharma (Ray Sahetapy), a corrupt businessman. His career was ruined, and his family…

Paddington review

Review: Paddington

When Paddington (Ben Whishaw) is forced to leave his home in Darkest Peru, he travels to London in search of the explorer that found…

Housebound review

Review: Housebound

Kylie (Morgana O’Reilly) has never really gotten along with her mother Miriam (Rima Te Wiata), or her step-father Graeme (Ross Harper), so when she’s…

Monk with a Camera review

Review: Monk with a Camera

Nicholas Vreeland lived a very luxurious life. The grandson of Vogue editor Diana Vreeland, and son of diplomat Frecky Vreeland, his life was one of freedom,…

I Put a Hit on You review

Review: I Put a Hit on You

When Harper (Sara Canning) proposes to Ray (Aaron Ashmore) over dinner, she’s a bit shocked when he refuses. Brokenhearted, Harper heads home to drown…

The Enemy Within review

Review: The Enemy Within

In 1984, the British Miners Strike began. When Margaret Thatcher became Prime Minister, her conservative government began a war against unions. At the time, the…

The TFS List: Bears in cinema

The TFS List: Bears in cinema

This month will see the release of Paddington, arguably one of the most popular bears in the world. From deepest, darkest Peru, Paddington is found…