event_archives

Subscribe to Bigsmash!

October 2010

frankenstein the true story

Miskatonic Institute: INTRODUCTION TO HORROR FILM CRITICISM FOR TEENS

05/10/2010 - 12/10/2010 05/10/2010 - 12/10/2010

Miskatonic director and longtime horror writer/film programmer Kier-La Janisse kicks off the Miskatonic season with this 2-evening course on horror film criticism for teens aged 14+.

Read more …

patterns

JAMIE TRAVIS RETROSPECTIVE: THE SADDEST CHILDREN IN THE WORLD TRILOGY + THE PATTERNS TRILOGY!

16/10/2010

Film festival all-star JAMIE TRAVIS visits Blue Sunshine for a retrospective of his complete, quirky short film oeuvre – The Saddest Children in the World Trilogy and The Patterns Trilogy – including a post-screening Q&A! Called “one of the most original voices in Canadian cinema” by The Toronto Star’s Bruce Kirkland, Jamie’s body of work has drawn comparisons to filmmakers as disparate as Peter Greenaway, Todd Solondz and Alfred Hitchcock.

Read more …

rec 2

Miskatonic Institute: REALITY HORROR

19/10/2010 - 02/11/2010 19/10/2010 - 02/11/2010

This course looks at a popular sub-genre of horror films that blend a documentary aesthetic with traditional horror conventions to produce a hybrid form of horror cinema.

Read more …

turkish first blood

TURKISH FIRST BLOOD + TURKISH POP CINEMA double bill

22/10/2010

Ever imagine Ted Kotcheff's action blockbuster First Blood with Sly Stone taking out zombies? If so, look no further than Inanç's sleazy, ultra-violent take on First Blood starring the one and only Cüneyt Arkin.

Read more …