Chicago’s Cinepocalypse is coming to a close for its 2019 edition and with that the award winners for this year’s festival have been announced. Sara Summa‘s The Last to See Them picked up Best Film and Best Director, Bartosz
Adam and Kevin take a look at this year's Cinepocalypse Film Festival and review the creative animated feature Attack of the Demons. Other titles discussed include Villains, Kindred Spirits, Deadcon, Island of the Hungry Ghosts, Malatesta's Carnival of Blood, The Child, and The Premonition.
The unique and masterfully executed animation is worth the price of admission alone, but the thoughtful homage to classic monster movies and the frequent comedic injections make this a fun, albeit rough around the edges, spook show.
A new trailer has been released for the upcoming horror film Deadcon, which is set to make its world premiere at this year’s Cinepocalypse in Chicago. Directed by Caryn Waecther, the film involves a bunch of Youtubers being haunted by some vengeful
Marking her feature directorial debut, Bridey Elliott makes a splash with Clara’s Ghost, a dysfunctional family comedy with a supernatural twist featuring her real-life family as the drunken cast of characters.
The serious, real-life cruelties occurring at America’s southern border, and the encroaching darkness of the last couple of years, make this an apt time for genre films to add to the discourse and perhaps provide some escape.