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Fantasia 2019 fave ‘SATOR’ picked up for North American release
3 days ago

Fantasia 2019 fave ‘SATOR’ picked up for North American release

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Longtime readers of the site (along with those who may have talked about movies with me over the last year) are likely already aware of my love for Jordan Graham’s …
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‘The Oak Room’ is Unlike Anything Else You’ll See This Year
7.5
4 weeks ago

‘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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Fear, Fracking, and Fourth Wall Breaking From Fantasia Film Festival
2 months ago

Fear, Fracking, and Fourth Wall Breaking From Fantasia Film Festival

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The 24th annual Fantasia International Film Festival is going virtual, exclusively for film buffs all across everybody’s favorite trendy loft above a meth lab, Canada! Taking place August 20 through …
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Six 2019 Horror Festival Favorites to Watch in 2020
8 months ago

Six 2019 Horror Festival Favorites to Watch in 2020

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If you’ve read our wrap-up of my favorite horror movies from 2019, you’re aware that there were a number of top-tier films making the rounds on the festival circuit that …
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Fantasia 2019: ‘Stare’ Feels Like a Forgotten J-Horror Classic [Review]
6.5
12 months ago

Fantasia 2019: ‘Stare’ Feels Like a Forgotten J-Horror Classic [Review]

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Hirotaka Adachi’s Stare begins with a bang. In short order, we witness the mysterious deaths of two young Japanese friends. Over a meal, Kana tells her friend Mizuki an urban …
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Fantasia 2019: Look Beneath the Surface of ‘The Deeper You Dig’ [Review]
6
1 year ago

Fantasia 2019: Look Beneath the Surface of ‘The Deeper You Dig’ [Review]

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The Deeper You Dig is credited as “An Adams Family Film”, and that sense of community and purpose runs throughout the production. The husband and wife team of Toby Poser …
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Fantasia 2019: ‘Sator’ Leaves its Mark with Haunting, Minimalistic Horror [Review]
7.8
1 year ago

Fantasia 2019: ‘Sator’ Leaves its Mark with Haunting, Minimalistic Horror [Review]

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Jordan Graham’s Sator is a film whose backstory is just as compelling as its main storyline. The film itself is the very definition of a labor of love. For a …
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Fantasia 2019: Hideo Nakata Returns to the Ring Universe with ‘Sadako’ [Review]
4
1 year ago

Fantasia 2019: Hideo Nakata Returns to the Ring Universe with ‘Sadako’ [Review]

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I was introduced to Hideo Nakata’s groundbreaking ghost story Ring (don’t call it Ringu) sometime in early 2000. I was working at a video store and digging into all sorts …
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