The 2008 independent horror film Pontypool, was on the tip of every horror geek’s tongue a few years ago. Its tale of a radio DJ who becomes trapped in the station during a viral outbreak grabbed audience’s attention with its tense and claustrophobic atmosphere. Since its release on DVD last year, the film has only gained more zombies to add to its loyal fanbase. For those who live in the Canadian area or who want to plan a trip to the hockey loving, snowy woodland, Toronto Underground Cinema will be hosting a special screening of the film Friday December 3rd at 9:00. For you lucky attendees, not only will you get a chance to meet the writer of the film and book Pontypool Changes Everything (which the movie is based on), but you will also be able to meet two of the film’s stars. Continue reading to find out who will be there.
For only $8 bucks, you can see a 35mm print of Pontypool, meet the film’s writer Tony Burgess, and meet stars Stephen McHattie (Grant Mazzy) and Lisa Houle (Sydney Briar)! This special evening, will be co-presented by Rue Morgue Magazine and Chizine Publications. The stars and author will be available for a Q&A following the film. As if this awesome night of independent horror cinema could not get any better … the night will also include a screening of Pontypool director Bruce McDonald and Tony Burgess most recent project, People Live Still in Cashtown Corners. For more info on this event, you can visit Toronto Underground Cinema’s website here. Also, for anyone in the dark regarding this great little horror film, you can find a link to the DVD below. Do I have to even mention the fact that I am a little jealous of those living in Toronto right now?