Brian McAsey is a University of Calgary graduate in Philosophy and Classics. He is a firefighter and a filmmaker, poet, past opera performer, and fiction writer. Brian co-produced the prestigious CTV Bell documentary feature, Girls Don't Fight and produced the award winning independent documentary film, The Deeper You Go. He is retired from the sport of wrestling but still competes as a marathon, ultra marathon, and Ironman athlete.
The Last Testament of George Harrison is a feature documentary narrated by an audio recording allegedly made by the late titular Beatle. Apparently, Harrison just… Read More »Paul May Be Dead But This Film Is Boring
Living in a post-Austin Powers world unfortunately means the name Chloe evokes images of a web-footed, French child prostitute with evil progeny. Not so with… Read More »Atom Egoyan’s Chloe is Creepy, Sexy… and Lousy
This Halloween video stores will be swamped with patrons clamouring to be scared silly. In the finite universe of horror-cinema most will settle for a… Read More »The Ten Best Horror Films You’ve Never Seen
Do you love film? Have you ever been in an ecstatic state during a viewing of a movie, experienced something akin to a lucid dream… Read More »Walk Towards the Light: 2009 Calgary Underground Film Festival
Good news for film lovers, filmmaker Laurent Cantet’s Entre Le Murs (The Class) has finally found its way into the cultural backwater that is Calgary.… Read More »Entre Le Murs is in a Class above the Rest
Another year of sitting in dark rooms watching flickering light against the wall has come and gone. The year in cinema hasn’t been the best… Read More »Popcorn Rapture: The Best and Worst of Cinema in 2008