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[Fantasia 2020] ‘The Dark and the Wicked’ is a cold-blooded classic from the director of ‘The Strangers’
9
3 weeks ago

[Fantasia 2020] ‘The Dark and the Wicked’ is a cold-blooded classic from the director of ‘The Strangers’

I’ve seen dozens of “haunted house” movies–maybe hundreds. You probably have as well. But with The Dark and The Wicked, Bryan Bertino (The Strangers, The Monster) offers up what is …
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[Fantasia 2020] ‘Bleed With Me’ is a heavy, minimalistic story of manipulation and betrayal
6.8
4 weeks ago

[Fantasia 2020] ‘Bleed With Me’ is a heavy, minimalistic story of manipulation and betrayal

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Sometimes a film just sits with you for awhile and you aren’t sure what to make of it. As cliche as it sounds, that was my experience with Amelia Moses’ …
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[Fantasia 2020] ‘Lucky’ turns home invasion on its head in a poignant social thriller
8.3
4 weeks ago

[Fantasia 2020] ‘Lucky’ turns home invasion on its head in a poignant social thriller

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Whether it’s in film, gaming, comics, or even boring occupations like engineering or law, the experience as a professional woman is, to say the least, unique. While no one is …
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[Fantasia 2020] ‘The Oak Room’ is Unlike Anything Else You’ll See This Year
7.5
4 weeks ago

[Fantasia 2020] ‘The Oak Room’ is Unlike Anything Else You’ll See This Year

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I’m the kind of guy that appreciates a good storyteller—someone that understands how to work a room and how to extend the boundaries of the truth just enough for the …
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[Fantasia 2020] ‘Special Actors’ is the subversive, sensitive, sanguine story we all need right now
7.3
1 month ago

[Fantasia 2020] ‘Special Actors’ is the subversive, sensitive, sanguine story we all need right now

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How do you follow up a breakout horror film like One Cut Of The Dead? Impossible, you say? But if there’s one thing director Shin’ichirô Ueda knows, it’s making the impossible …
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Beyond ‘The Pale Door’ lies a bloody standoff of witches vs outlaws
7.3
1 month ago

Beyond ‘The Pale Door’ lies a bloody standoff of witches vs outlaws

The outlaw “Dalton gang” gets more than they bargained for when they try to rob a train in this subversive horror western mash-up. Aaron B. Koontz (Camera ObscuraScare Package) shepherds …
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‘Sputnik’ is the slow burn creature feature that could be true in 2020
6.8
1 month ago

‘Sputnik’ is the slow burn creature feature that could be true in 2020

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Sputnik is about a Russian Astronaut during the Cold War era that has returned with a parasitic bug of the E.T.  kind. The film is being released here in the US …
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‘Survivor Song’ made me eat my feelings
1 month ago

‘Survivor Song’ made me eat my feelings

There’s an age-old question – what is the quickest way to get from point A to point B? Usually, the answer is a straight line. However, author Paul Tremblay (Head …
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