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(October 30, 2014 - Toronto, Ontario) Canadian horror movies rarely make it onto the curriculum for Canadian cinema studies, but nevertheless they occupy an important place in the canon. From The Mask, released 53 years ago, to the Resident Evil franchise, Canadian horror movies have broken new ground and box office records. The Mask was the first Canadian feature to be successfully released in the U.S.; Resident Evil: Afterlife is now the highest-grossing Canadian movie worldwide. And while Canadian horror might be the orphan child of academia, it lives and thrives on the Web. There are multiple sites dedicated to the genre and its fan base appears alive and well, at least in cyberspace.Arrow



<Guy Laurence, President and Chief Executive Officer, Rogers and Shane Smith, Founder, VICE Media> (October 30, 2014 - Toronto, ON) After 20 years of traversing the globe to create the gold standard in print, photojournalism and video, VICE Media will return home to Canada to team up with Rogers to establish a state-of-the-art multimedia production studio. The new Toronto studio, which will operate under VICE's creative direction, will be dedicated to producing the very best Canadian content for mobiles, tablets, computers and TV screens and will be exported around the world. The VICE Canada Studio will address the dramatic shift in Canada's media landscape, as young people increasingly consume news and entertainment from their mobile and digital devices.Arrow
<Award-winning filmmaker Ann Marie Fleming and actress Sandra Oh launch film campaign> (October 30, 2014 - Toronto, ON) Award-winning Canadian filmmaker Ann Marie Fleming has announced her first collaboration with actress Sandra Oh (Grey’s Anatomy, Sideways) for her latest film, an animated feature called Window Horses. The duo is launching a campaign via crowdfunding platform Indiegogo to raise funds to make the coming-of-age story. “This story was born of my interest in cross-cultural and cross-generational fears, assumptions and misunderstandings that often accompany any kind of diaspora, but at its core, it’s about a daughter’s search for her father while finding her own voice,” said Fleming.Arrow
<Maps to the Stars opening October 31> Now Playing:
David Cronenberg's much anticipated Maps to the Stars is now playing. Released from a sanatorium in Florida, Agatha Weiss (Mia Wasikowska) returns to Los Angeles, where she gets a job as an assistant to movie star Havana Segrand (Julianne Moore) who is obsessed about a remake of the 1960s movie that made her mother, who died in a fire, famous. Her younger brother Benjie, 13, is a child star who recently was released from drug rehab and her father, Dr. Stafford Weiss (John Cusack) is a TV psychotherapist. Click here to watch a trailer for Maps to the Stars, an Entertainment One release. Click here for more movies Now Playing.Arrow


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