Search results for "Bruce McDonald"

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Hard Core Logo (1996) RT 67% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Jun 2001

Bruce Macdonald follows punk bank Hard Core Logo on a harrowing last-gasp reunion tour throughout Western Canada. As magnetic lead-singer Joe Dick holds the whole magilla ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Bruce McDonald
CAST:  Hugh Dillon  •  Callum Keith Rennie  •  Julian Richings

The Tracey Fragments (2007) RT 34% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Jul 2008

Tracey Berkowitz, 15, a self-described normal girl, loses her 9-year old brother, Sonny. In flashbacks and fragments, we meet her overbearing parents and the sweet, clueless ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruce McDonald
CAST:  Ellen Page  •  Ari Cohen  •  Erin McMurtry  •  Maxwell McCabe-Lokos

Roadkill (1989) RT Audience 78%

DVD release: Jul 2004

Ramona works in a concert agency and is sent after the rock band 'Children of Paradise' who have disappeared. Since she can't drive, she has to take the train and bus and ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Bruce McDonald
CAST:  Valerie Buhagiar  •  Gerry Quigley  •  Bruce McDonald  •  Shaun Bowring

Dance Me Outside (1995) RT 69% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Nov 1996

Explores the sensitive, and tense, relationship between life on an First Nations reservation and life in the outside world. When Native Canadian Silas Crow is forced to write ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruce McDonald
CAST:  Ryan Rajendra Black  •  Adam Beach  •  Jennifer Podemski  •  Lisa LaCroix

Highway 61 (1991)

A naive Canadian barber who knows US popular culture inside and out meets a flamboyant roadie who needs someone to drive her and her "brother's" corpse from Thunder Bay, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Bruce McDonald
CAST:  Don McKellar  •  Valerie Buhagiar  •  Earl Pastko  •  Peter Breck

Music from the Big House (2010) RT 40% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Jan 2013

Rita Chiarelli, an award-winning recording artist, has decided to take a pilgrimage to the birthplace of the blues—Louisiana State Maximum Security Penitentiary a.k.a Angola ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Music
DIRECTION:  Bruce McDonald
CAST:  Rita Chiarelli

Scandalous Me: The Jacqueline Susann Story (1998)

Drugs, alcohol and controversy mark the author's life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruce McDonald
CAST:  Michele Lee  •  Peter Riegert  •  James Farentino  •  Barbara Parkins

The Husband (2014) RT 83% / Audience 38%

A darkly comic drama about a man left to care for his infant son when his wife is imprisoned for cheating on him with a minor.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Bruce McDonald
CAST:  Maxwell McCabe-Lokos  •  Sarah Allen  •  Dylan Authors  •  August Diehl

Hard Core Logo 2 (2010) RT Audience 37%

DVD release: Dec 2012

Bruce McDonald’s long-awaited follow-up to his cult classic mock-doc stars McDonald himself as "Bruce," the director of Hard Core Logo, who has relocated to L.A. and scored a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Bruce McDonald
CAST:  Bruce McDonald  •  Care Failure  •  Julian Richings  •  Sera-Lys McArthur

Trigger (2010)

Trigger is the story of two rock n' roll women who once shared a friendship, a band and a whole lot of chaos. Now a dozen years later they meet again, and over the course of ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Bruce McDonald
CAST:  Molly Parker  •  Tracy Wright  •  Don McKellar  •  Daniel MacIvor

My Babysitter's a Vampire (2010) RT Audience 73%

DVD release: Sep 2012

Geeky 14-year old Ethan is left to babysit his younger sister, Jane, with his best friend Benny but after Ethan inadvertently puts Jane in harm's way, his parents hire a ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Horror • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Bruce McDonald
CAST:  Matthew Knight  •  Atticus Dean Mitchell  •  David Wontner  •  Vanessa Morgan

This Movie Is Broken (2010) RT Audience 46%

Bruno wakes up in bed next to Caroline, his long time crush. But tomorrow she's off for school in France, and maybe she only granted this miracle as a parting gift for her ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Bruce McDonald
CAST:  Greg Calderone  •  Georgina Reilly  •  Lyndie Greenwood  •  Kjartan Hewitt

Pontypool (2009) RT 83% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Jul 2008

When disc jockey Grant Mazzy reports to his basement radio station in the Canadian town of Pontypool, he thinks it's just another day at work. But when he hears reports of a ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Bruce McDonald
CAST:  Stephen McHattie  •  Lisa Houle  •  Georgina Reilly  •  Hrant Alianak

Picture Claire (2001) RT Audience 37%

DVD release: Jun 2003

After her Montreal apartment burns down and her possessions are reduced to ash, Claire Beaucage heads to her boyfriend's place in Toronto, only to find that he's missing. Then ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Bruce McDonald
CAST:  Juliette Lewis  •  Gina Gershon  •  Mickey Rourke  •  Callum Keith Rennie

Weirdos (2016)

Two Nova Scotian teens who hit the road in July 1976 accompanied by the laconic ghost of (the still-living) Andy Warhol.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Bruce McDonald
CAST:  Dylan Authors  •  Julia Sarah Stone  •  Molly Parker  •  Allan Hawco

Hellions (2015)

A teen faces a night of terror when three malevolent trick-or-treaters come knocking at her door.  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Bruce McDonald
CAST:  Chloe Rose  •  Robert Patrick  •  Rossif Sutherland  •  Rachel Wilson

Last Night (1998) RT 84% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Mar 2000

Various citizens of Toronto anxiously await the end of the world, which is occurring at the stroke of midnight on New Year's Day. While widower Patrick Wheeler braces for his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Don McKellar
CAST:  Don McKellar  •  Sandra Oh  •  Roberta Maxwell  •  Robin Gammell

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