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The Master of Horror: Stephen King at TIFF

It’s safe to say at this point that Stephen King isn’t just one of the best horror writers around; he’s legitimately one of the best authors of all time. Throughout the insane amount of books that he’s written and still continues to write, King has proved himself a...

Comedy gold rush: award worthy performances in comedies

It’s a sad truth that every year when awards season rolls around, comedies are often overlooked. Everyone loves to laugh, but apparently no one thinks laughter is important enough to reward with gold statues. The 40 Year Old Virgin should have been a contender...

TFS Essentials: the rise (and demise) of parody films

When asked for a few examples of spoofs or parody films, people are quick to offer up Scary Movie and its increasingly inane counterparts and spin-offs (I don’t care if it’s for the sake journalistic integrity, I refuse to watch Vampires Suck, Twilight itself sucked...

What is ‘Canadian’ comedy?

Canada has proven itself to be the breeding ground for some of the world’s greatest comedic actors. Jim Carrey, Mike Myers, John Candy, Catherine O’Hara, Leslie Nielsen and Dan Aykroyd are only a handful of these actors. What ends up happening, however, is...