Film


A FILM A DAY IS THE CINÉFEST WAY!

Cinéfiles rejoice your favourite time of year is back! For a full 9 days the world is your silver screened oyster as Cinéfest International Film Festival takes over Silvercity. Serving up a veritable buffet of films ranging from chilling thrillers, thoughtful docs, goofball comedies and cerebral horrors – what are you in the mood for? It can be tough to narrow down what to watch so we took the liberty of breaking down a few of our top picks by day over the fest. Get your snacks ready and get set to go somewhere new! Cinéfest runs September 16th-24th......

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CINÉFEST HAS A ‘HIP’ SEASON IN STORE!

Back for another year of silver screen delights is Cinéfest International Film Festival! This year adopting the theme Drift Away With Us, Executive Director Tammy Frick invites all Sudburians to join in on the fest, “If you’re waiting for your sign to finally attend the Festival, this is it. Find that one film – or two, or three! – that really speaks to you and simply go see it. We know you’ll be inspired and want to take in more!”. Cinéfest runs September 16th-24th at Silvercity, gala presentation tickets, ticket books and festival passports are now available at the......

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SUDBURY INDIE CINEMA GIVES THEIR TOP PICKS FOR NATIONAL CANADIAN FILM DAY!

Today is a special day set aside to appreciate all things Canadiana! There’s just nothing like Canadian film, the indoctrination starts early with childhood favourites like Mr. Dressup, Sharon, Louise & Bram and Polka Dot Door. As we get a little older we’re introduced to Anne of Green Gables and Fly Away Home that both project coming of age stories against the kind of scenery we can only find up here. If you were really into the drama there’s the many regenerations of Degrassi to get you through – ‘it goes there’. Now all grown up you’re ready to......

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Sudbury Indie Cinema Co-op Celebrates Girl Power for International Women’s Day!

On March 8th, Sudbury Indie Cinema Co-op hosted their monthly WomenInFilmWednesday series, however March’s edition was a special one, as it happened to fall on International Women’s Day! Beth Mairs, director of Indie Cinema, gave us all the details about the event, the film screening, and why it is important to be a feminist in 2017. International Women’s Day was March 8th, which also happened to be the same day as your WomeninFilmWednesday event! Can you tell us the details of what Indie Cinema had planned? What films were screened? We screened THE WORLD BEFORE HER by Nisha Pahuja.......

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Gilmore Girls Marathon

Have you been guzzling down more than six cups of coffee a day, rambling incoherently about classic movie moments, or gorging yourself on decadent or comfort food lately? If so, it’s probably your body preparing itself to nest for the return of Gilmore Girls (A Year in the Life) on Netflix available to stream starting November 25th. Before you begin to gather your pillows and tissue boxes, I’m going to prep you on top places to order takeout for the big day – because really, you can’t Gilmore it up without a good takeout selection! Salute Coffee Company/Beards Coffee......

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TOP MOVIE RECOMMENDATIONS FROM TWO HORROR LOVING SISTERS

My sister, Emmalee and I did not get along growing up. With a nearly six year age difference we fought like cats and dogs over everything you could imagine. Who got to use the family computer first, who’s turn it was with the remote, who owned what Barbie, who was going to get to ride shot gun (okay we still argue over that one). Our mother would tell us “if you can’t get along, don’t talk to each other at all!”, a sentiment we took very seriously for many sparsely worded years.  But somewhere among the acne and turbulence......

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Northern Frights Festival: Northern Ontario's Premier Horror Film Fest

David Briggs is the founder of Distant Field Productions, a local film production company specializing in horror. Their first feature, Black Forest, was shot in and around Sudbury with a local cast and crew. It’s now available on DVD and from Vimeo On Demand. Their second feature, Sleepwalking, is scheduled for a Spring, 2017, release. David also founded the Northern Frights Festival, which is entering its second year on Oct. 22. The event is happening at the Sudbury Theatre Centre, and the plan is to make this an annual Sudbury event. When did this idea to start Northern Frights......

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Indie Cinema Tells All: Everything You Need to Know About Queer North Film Festival!

From June 22-26, Sudbury will be hosting Queer North Film Festial (QNFF); our first LGBT film festival! There are many LGBT festivals in southern Ontario that draw films and viewers from around the world, but this is the first time that Sudbury will be home to a film fest that focuses on LGBT content and creation. Beth Mairs, Project Manager of Indie Cinema and the mastermind behind Best of Hot Docs Sudbury, Women in Film Wednesdays, and many other local film projects, is also responsible for QNFF!  Here, she gives us all the details about the festival. When did......

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SUDBURY GETS IN ON THE ZOMBIE FAN CULTURE

There is nothing we love better over here at Our Crater than a creative Sudbury project! The Last of the Lost is no exception, presenting a multi layered story in a post zombie apocalyptic world using a motion comic style format they’ll be throwing a launch party to premiere their very first episode and Overtime Sports Bar & Grill on June 9th! With the success of shows like the Walking Dead and its spin off Fear the Walking Dead there’s no question zombie fandom is at its height these days. Local artist Rob Sachetto, Trevor TenHave and Kyler Green......

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ENJOY THE VIP EXPERIENCE WITH DOWNTOWN MOVIE LOUNGE

I know we’re all sick of seeing photos of all our friends down south at the movies with their cushy reclining chairs and enjoying a nice glass of wine or a beer at their seats. Good news is we don’t have to be jealous anymore! With the opening of Sudbury’s latest theatre the Downtown Movie Lounge it’s time to get comfortable and enjoy the high life in their new location at the former Rainbow Cinema. We got in touch with Downtown Movie Lounge and got the scoop on our latest addition to the entertainment scene.  Tell us more about......

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