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Marcoc 7: The Mother Lode for Retrosploitation. Yeah baby! | RETRO REVIEW by I.M.Clarke

By Ian M Clarke “The vintage style, the reproduction and reclamation of past fashions, original objects, and old looks, is a highly commoditised phenomenon.” – ‘Retro, faux-vintage, and anachronism: When Cinema Looks Back’   There are films that represent – unintentionally but blatantly – the zeitgeist of the period in which they are made. E.g., Blake Edwards’ films of the… Read more →

Mrs. Miller tokes opium. Not good.

McCabe and Mrs. Miller: A Snow Poem (The final Robert Altman article in a trilogy) | I.M. Clarke

McCabe and Mrs. Miller: A Snow Poem (The final Robert Altman article in a trilogy) | I.M. Clarke “…snow was… softly falling …upon every part of the lonely churchyard on the hill…It lay thickly drifted on the crooked crosses and headstones, on the spears of the little gate, on the barren thorns. His soul swooned slowly as he heard the… Read more →

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The Boy With A Camera Face – SHORT FILM OF THE DAY

“The Boy with a Camera for a Face is satirical fairy tale about a boy born with a camera instead of a head, whose every moment is transformed by the fact he is recording it. Accompanied by a voice over narration read by Steven Berkoff, the film tells an epic story in fifteen minutes about the way we live today.”… Read more →

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10 THINGS I LEARNED IN FILM SCHOOL | BY ROOSTER

It has been half a year since I graduated from Toronto’s Ryerson University’s Film studies program and I decided to conduct a list of some things I learned during my time in this 4 year Bachelor of Arts program. In all honestly, most of the knowledge was gained by personal experience outside of the school but the school did provide insight… Read more →

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Dracula & Frankenstein: A Crypt, a Castle and Nietzsche | ARTICLE # 4 by I.M. CLARKE

“Bela Lugosi’s dead The bats have left the bell tower The victims have been bled Red velvet lines the black box” Bela Lugosi’s Dead– Bauhaus   “He’ll do press-ups and chin-ups Do the snatch, clean, and jerk He thinks dynamic tension Must be hard work Such strenuous living I just don’t understand When in just seven days Oh, baby I… Read more →

MAGNA CARTA STUDENT FILM CONTEST

  In celebration of the travelling Magna Carta exhibit coming to Fort York, the City of Toronto is hosting a short film competition for post-secondary film, media, and new media students. In 30 secs to 3 mins, tell us the significance of the 800 year old Magna Carta today. Submit through your school by September 15, 2015 for the chance… Read more →

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Valley of the Dolls Revisited: The Enduring Art of Awfulness

Article By I. M. Clarke Years ago, during a somewhat strained interview, I asked the director of a feature-length Canadian film why he’d said his work was destined to be a cult hit?  He replied that, after studying the most prominent cult films, he had compiled common characteristics and somehow melded them with his plodding narrative. Obviously, he missed the… Read more →

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A Short-but-Sweet RECAP FOR SPLASH OF STYLE TORONTO

Take a look at this video we created for a special event called Splash of Style that happened in Toronto on June 20, 2015. Fusing together the worlds of Music, Art, Fashion, Food, and Philanthropy, it was a unique night indeed. There were several fashion shows throughout the night, luxury cars parked up in the front, several well known performing artists,… Read more →

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OPEN MIC EVERY WEDNESDAY AT REMIX LOUNGE HOSTED BY FORFILMSSAKE

Hello reader, my name is Rooster and I own this website. I do a lot of things actually, that’s why it has been nearly impossible for me to post anything new recently. I’ve learned a lot of lessons over the past 3 years since I created forfilmssake.com in my first year of university studying film. This year I technically graduated,… Read more →

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Directors of Drake’s JUNGLE short film, have a new video you should see.

  Check out the Cinematography on this one! Boy is Karim HUU DO one talanted individual from Montreal, Canada. He created this video, also known for his work with Drakes’s JUNGLE film we posted earlier. This is super trippy for the average person staying up late hours to watch cool videos online. Especially if you are under the influence of… Read more →