Monthly Archives: June 2012

Surviving the Shock & Awe Movie Marathon

This past weekend, I participated in my very first Shock and Awe: From Dusk-to-Dawn Grindhouse Movie Marathon. The Toronto institution, now in its fifth iteration, is an all-night screening of some of the finest low-budget films recent history has to offer, beginning at 11:30 at night and ending at some point in the middle of [...]

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A Place in the Sunburst!

Incredible (and I mean that in the literal sense of ‘not believing it) news, friends! The Dead Kid Detective Agency has been shortlisted for the Sunburst Award in the category of young adult fiction!
The Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic is an annual award recognizing writing in two categories: adult and [...]

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Shock & Awe … at your generosity!

Friends: thank you, thank you, thank you!
Thanks to your collective generosity, I’ve reached and exceeded my donation goal for the Red Door Family Shelter! Now, thanks to you, I’m obligated to stay up all night and watch the entire six films in the ‘Shock & Awe Dusk-to-Dawn Grindhouse Movie Marathon‘ beginning this coming Saturday at [...]

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Watching Bad Movies for a Good Cause

On Saturday, June 23, the Revue Cinema is holding a dusk-to-dawn grindhouse movie marathon entitled ‘SHOCK & AWE: A Dusk-to-Dawn Grindhouse Movie Marathon.’ Running from Saturday night to Sunday morning, the ‘Shock & Awe’ marathon will feature a barrage of six films of questionable value and dicey taste, such as
Sleepaway Camp
Horror Hospital
The Groove [...]

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