Fantastic Fest 2016: Virtual Reality with Dark Corner
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Fantastic Fest 2016: Virtual Reality with Dark Corner

This year at Fantastic Fest, members of the Cinapse team converged upon three booths set up in the Alamo Drafthouse lobby. One featured a wheelchair…

Fantasia Fest 2016: WOMEN WHO KILL Bends Genre Beautifully
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Fantasia Fest 2016: WOMEN WHO KILL Bends Genre Beautifully

  Relationships can really be murder. In her feature film debut, Ingrid Jungerman satirizes the need for meaning and drama in personal interactions while also…

Fantasia Fest 2016: ANOTHER EVIL Struggles to Balance Horror and Comedy
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Fantasia Fest 2016: ANOTHER EVIL Struggles to Balance Horror and Comedy

One of the key storytelling tools in a filmmaker’s arsenal is tone, and few genres require the precise tonal calibration of the horror-comedy. These are…

Fantasia Festival 2016: The Hunt is Over, WILDERPEOPLE Found in Year’s Best Feel-Good Family Film
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Fantasia Festival 2016: The Hunt is Over, WILDERPEOPLE Found in Year’s Best Feel-Good Family Film

  Outside of a few of the less traditional animated fare, it’s not too often that a family film suitable for all (most) ages is…

Fantasia Fest 2016: THERAPY is the Saving Grace Horror Fans Have Been Waiting For
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Fantasia Fest 2016: THERAPY is the Saving Grace Horror Fans Have Been Waiting For

  There’s no question that one of the most explored sub-genres of horror filmmaking has been the found footage thriller. From zombies to witches, and…

Fantasia Festival 2016: Addison Timlin Shines in LITTLE SISTER
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Fantasia Festival 2016: Addison Timlin Shines in LITTLE SISTER

  25 year old Philadelphia native (the best city in the world, of course), Addison Timlin, first appeared on my radar as the sweet and…

Fantasia Festival 2016: TOWER Reminds Us of the Goodness of Humanity
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Fantasia Festival 2016: TOWER Reminds Us of the Goodness of Humanity

  The winner of SXSW 2016’s Best Documentary Feature Award and several other awards and nominations at festivals worldwide, Tower is truly something special. 50…

Fantasia Festival 2016: ALOYS Explores the Surreal Beauty of Isolation
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Fantasia Festival 2016: ALOYS Explores the Surreal Beauty of Isolation

  One of the most intriguing titles screening at this year’s Fantasia Fest will definitely not be for everyone. But on some level, the surrealist…

Fantasia Festival 2016: WE ARE THE FLESH is Disturbing Shock Cinema
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Fantasia Festival 2016: WE ARE THE FLESH is Disturbing Shock Cinema

After over a century of horror cinema, there’s very little a film can do to shock the avid viewer. Even the goriest demise or most…

Fantasia Festival 2016: Two Distinct Flavors of Alien Film Fare
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Fantasia Festival 2016: Two Distinct Flavors of Alien Film Fare

  Make no mistake about it, Antibirth is a horror film. There is a science fiction element to the story, but it’s distinctly a horror…