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Fantastic Fest 2017

Supernatural Fantasy Horror ‘Tigers Are Not Afraid’ Shares Spiritual DNA With del Toro
7.3
9 months ago

Supernatural Fantasy Horror ‘Tigers Are Not Afraid’ Shares Spiritual DNA With del Toro

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The best thing about film festivals is the discovery of films that would have gone overlooked in any other setting. Fantastic Fest in particular, thanks to its unique ticketing system, …
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Q&A: Writer/Director Coralie Fargeat Talks ‘Revenge’
3 years ago

Q&A: Writer/Director Coralie Fargeat Talks ‘Revenge’

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In the days leading up to Fantastic Fest, the normally jovial atmosphere was marred with scandal. The full scope of which can be read here, but in summation, there were …
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10 Fantastic Fest Films to Look For
3 years ago

10 Fantastic Fest Films to Look For

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Another year of the largest genre film festival in the U.S., appropriately known as Fantastic Fest, has drawn to a close. Eight days of programming that specializes in horror, fantasy, …
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Horror Short ‘Where Is It’ Delivers Halloween Treat
3 years ago

Horror Short ‘Where Is It’ Delivers Halloween Treat

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This past week at Fantastic Fest, one of the most pleasant surprises was a horror short that played in conjunction with screenings of Haunters: The Art of the Scare. The …
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Haunters: The Art of the Scare [FF 2017 Review]
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3 years ago

Haunters: The Art of the Scare [FF 2017 Review]

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It’s October, the best time of the entire year, where the whole month is dedicated to Halloween happenings. One of the most popular things to do during October is visiting …
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Hagazussa: A Heathen’s Curse [FF 2017 Review]
6.5
3 years ago

Hagazussa: A Heathen’s Curse [FF 2017 Review]

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Set in the 15th century Austrian Alps, the debut feature by Lukas Feigelfeld, a graduate film no less, is a stark examination on paranoia and superstition surrounding the Paganism and …
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The Killing of a Sacred Deer [FF 2017 Review]
7.8
3 years ago

The Killing of a Sacred Deer [FF 2017 Review]

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Yorgos Lanthimos’ chilling and absurd horror mystery is deeply entrenched in Greek tragedy and metaphor. Combine this with the director’s unique cadence, and you have a strange film guaranteed to …
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Mom and Dad [FF 2017 Review]
6.8
3 years ago

Mom and Dad [FF 2017 Review]

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Often, parenting in film is displayed as a warm embrace of eternal and unconditional love for children. Brian Taylor’s reality check offers the flipside; not only can children be unappreciative …
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Gerald’s Game [FF 2017 Review]
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3 years ago

Gerald’s Game [FF 2017 Review]

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Leave it to Mike Flanagan, a new master in horror with a proven knack for intricately woven horror narratives, to adapt a Stephen King novel once highly considered unfilmable due …
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Applecart [FF 2017 Review]
5.5
3 years ago

Applecart [FF 2017 Review]

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On paper, co-writer/director Brad Baruh’s debut sounds like the perfect recipe for a fun midnight feature. A cold open set in 1961 shows a couple making out in the woods, …
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