Rob McCallum: The Story Behind the Storyteller

// Angela McInnes With the exception of Unearthly, a project he laughingly describes as “Canada’s greatest B movie”, most of independent filmmaker Rob McCallum’s feature-length films probe his lifelong passions: Nintendo; He-Man and the Masters of the Universe; the quest to find his missing mother. In his latest documentary, Kittie:Origins/Evolutions, he explores a new fandom…

Hot Dog: Sharing is Caring

A little ways down Richmond (or for the beer educated, kitty corner from the Labatt Brewery) exists a musical treasure meets mothers kitchen-esque array of tapes, vinyl, and DVDs known as Hot Dog: Musique and Cinema. Don’t worry: if you feel like you might get lost, it’s bright pink. I got the opportunity to chat…

EDITOR’S CHOICE: Top 10 Movies of 2011

There’s really nothing more subjective than top ten lists. We break them down and sketch them out and rearrange them like there’s some kind of science to it, while in the end, it’s all just a matter of opinion. But also, all those other critics are wrong and these are the year’s best movies. After…

Top 10 Movies of 2011

2011 was a year of high expectations for movies, with massive film series coming to a close and big-budget remakes of popular cult films. 2011 was not just mainstream Hollywood’s year, however. It was also a banner year for art house-style films and unconventional movies that broke down boundaries. Check out the top 10 best…

The December issue of the mitZine is on stands now!

This time around, we know you’re rushing to finish your final essays and cramming for exams, so we’ve focused this month’s issue of the Zine on something a little more escapist: films. We’re showcasing some of FIMS’ most talented actors, directors, and producers to give you a look in to what it takes to make…