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The new flesh is alive and well: David Cronenberg at TIFF

In 1983, TIFF held their first David Cronenberg retrospective. It was during a hugely successful year for him, following hot on the heels of his media-horror shocker Videodrome and anticipating his first American production, the Stephen King adaptation The Dead Zone....

Talking Free Birds with director Jimmy Hayward

Landing right between the American and Canadian iterations of Thanksgiving is Free Birds, a 3D animated film about a few turkeys who are determined to change the holiday by getting turkey off the menu for good. The film, which hits theaters on November 1, touts a...

Not just for novels: short story film adaptations

When adapting literature into film, we most often start with an 800 page novel and reduce it into a 100 page script. A screenwriter must carefully consider what scenes and aspects to preserve, what details must be sacrificed, and what parts of the literary work simply...