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Fantasia International Film Festival

Six 2019 Horror Festival Favorites to Watch in 2020
5 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
10 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]
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10 months 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
11 months 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]
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11 months 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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