THE WITCH: Deliciously Unnerving Horror
Theatrical Review

THE WITCH: Deliciously Unnerving Horror

It’s rare that a horror film can show me something I’ve never seen before, but by the time The Witch’s titular character grinds an infant…

There’s No ‘I’ in LAZER TEAM But There is Charm, Chuckles and Thrills A Plenty – Fantastic Fest 2015
Event Review

There’s No ‘I’ in LAZER TEAM But There is Charm, Chuckles and Thrills A Plenty – Fantastic Fest 2015

Lazer Team premiered at Fantastic Fest on 24th September. The search for extraterrestrial life seems like a bit of a waste of time. On one…

BONE TOMAHAWK: Team Review – Fantastic Fest 2015
Event Review

BONE TOMAHAWK: Team Review – Fantastic Fest 2015

Closing out Fantastic Fest 2015 with a Western starring none other than Kurt Russell himself was a stroke of genius on the part of the…

STAND BY FOR TAPE BACK UP Changes the Face of Some Pop Culture Favorites – Fantastic Fest 2015
Event Review

STAND BY FOR TAPE BACK UP Changes the Face of Some Pop Culture Favorites – Fantastic Fest 2015

One of the most unusual documentaries ever to grace Fantastic Fest was the highly experimental Stand by for Tape Backup. This extremely unconventional, yet incredibly…

With LUDO No One Wins – Fantastic Fest 2015
Event Review

With LUDO No One Wins – Fantastic Fest 2015

Ludo played at Fantastic Fest 2015 from 25th September. Using something as inconsequential as a board game as inspiration for a film seems a bit…

As a Horror Film, THE PASSING is a Failure – Fantastic Fest 2015
Event Review

As a Horror Film, THE PASSING is a Failure – Fantastic Fest 2015

It’s not easy to write good horror today. By now, so many of the methods once considered novel ways of telling stories of terror are…

TOO LATE is Hit and Miss – Fantastic Fest
Event Review

TOO LATE is Hit and Miss – Fantastic Fest

Our own Alex Williams saw and reviewed this film out of LAFF. You can read that here. The craft is the story is the craft….

REMIX, REMAKE, RIP-OFF: About Copy Culture & Turkish Pop Cinema – Fantastic Fest 2015
Event Review

REMIX, REMAKE, RIP-OFF: About Copy Culture & Turkish Pop Cinema – Fantastic Fest 2015

It feels to me that lately there have been more documentaries about filmmaking than ever before. Maybe I am wrong. Perhaps it is because these…

HIGH-RISE – Fantastic Fest
Event Review

HIGH-RISE – Fantastic Fest

Not gonna lie folks, when I heard about all the walkouts and outrage this film inspired when it played the Toronto International Film Festival, it…

ZOOM – Fantastic Fest
Event Review

ZOOM – Fantastic Fest

Zoom is a very clever film. Where you fall in terms of appreciation will likely have to do with your tolerance of ‘clever’ as an…