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‘Duncan’ is a right-wing road trip full of absurd comedy and conspiracy [Panic Fest 2021]
5.8
5 months ago

‘Duncan’ is a right-wing road trip full of absurd comedy and conspiracy [Panic Fest 2021]

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For a movie about lizard people and pizza shop conspiracies, there’s a surprising amount of truth that can be found in John Valley’s far-right spoof, Duncan. Named after the film’s would-be protagonist, …
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Dark Fairy Tale ‘The Blazing World’ is Visually Striking and Ambitious [Panic Fest 2021]
6.3
6 months ago

Dark Fairy Tale ‘The Blazing World’ is Visually Striking and Ambitious [Panic Fest 2021]

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First time directors on limited budgets don’t often get as ambitious as Carlson Young does with The Blazing World, and I would imagine they certainly don’t do so during global …
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‘Vicious Fun’ is a shocking, surprising, and downright delightful horror-comedy standout [Panic Fest 2021]
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6 months ago

‘Vicious Fun’ is a shocking, surprising, and downright delightful horror-comedy standout [Panic Fest 2021]

Vicious Fun opens with a playful exchange between a filmmaker and a horror journalist. The filmmaker defends creative decisions he’s made in the past as being done in the spirit …
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Panic Fest 2021: Luke’s top 5 picks from the breakout horror festival
6 months ago

Panic Fest 2021: Luke’s top 5 picks from the breakout horror festival

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Another year, another Panics Fest.

The ever-expanding and always entertaining genre festival returns with more horror than your eyes can contain. Short films, feature films, panels, Q&As, and more will …
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Panic Fest 2021: Julie’s top 5 picks from the breakout horror festival
6 months ago

Panic Fest 2021: Julie’s top 5 picks from the breakout horror festival

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In January of 2020, Kansas City’s Panic Film Fest was one of the last in person events I attended before the world shut down. We could not have imagined, at …
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‘Uncle Peckerhead’ is even better than it sounds, and now it has a release date
1 year ago

‘Uncle Peckerhead’ is even better than it sounds, and now it has a release date

I reviewed Uncle Peckerhead at the 2020 Panic Fest earlier this year, and boy was I impressed. In that review, I praised its hyperviolent deaths, hilarious script, and pitch-perfect cast …
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Uncle Peckerhead Is A Blood-Soaked, Ghastly Good Time Of A Road Movie
7
2 years ago

Uncle Peckerhead Is A Blood-Soaked, Ghastly Good Time Of A Road Movie

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When you envision a band going on tour, you might think of sold-out crowds, hotel parties, and giant tour buses moving from state to state. For some, that’s certainly the …
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‘Uncle Peckerhead’ teaser is full of punk rock, nightmares, and a man-eating hillbilly
2 years ago

‘Uncle Peckerhead’ teaser is full of punk rock, nightmares, and a man-eating hillbilly

As much as I will always celebrate and appreciate horror victories at the box office, I can’t but help feel like a small portion of the genre’s charm has been …
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