Articles tagged with: Lost Dominion Screening Collective
The September 22 edition of the Canadian Cult Revue at the Mayfair Theatre begins with Search and Destroy, a post-Vietnam War action movie about a group of veterans being hunted by a former ally. It stars Perry King (Melrose Place), Tisa Farrow (sister of Mia) and cult favourite Don Stroud (The Buddy Holly Story). The film isn’t explicitly Canadian in content but it’s a very Canadian product from a key era in our filmmaking history: the Tax Shelter Years.
John Paizs’ Crime Wave is a film that inspires great devotion among its fans. In some ways it’s the quintessential Canadian cult film. Shot on 16mm with rented equipment on a shoestring budget, using a (really) small crew on weekends over the course of two years, it debuted at the Toronto International Film Festival in 1985 and had a theatrical release in 1986 in just one city: Winnipeg – the place it was filmed