Playing out more like a gender-swapped version of The Shape of Water than the Lovecraftian horror it wants to be, Xavier Gens’ latest is a visually pleasing, but ultimately empty, creature feature that, while entertaining at times, fails to evoke the emotional resonance it sets out to achieve.
The film is a remake, or “reimagining” as they’re calling it, of the film Ghost From the Machine AKA Phasma Ex Machina from Matt Osterman, and while I haven’t seen the original, I’m not sure what it was that begged this story to be remade only eight years later, as it’s a pretty standard supernatural horror film with few, if any, memorable moments.
The award winners for this year’s Fantasia Festival in Montreal have been announced, with Daniel Roby‘s science fiction film Dans La Brume winning Best Film. Nosipho Dumisa was awarded Best Director for the South African thriller Number 37.
Montreal’s Fantasia Festival is almost upon us, and with its large number of great looking selections, we thought it would be a good idea to highlight a few titles we recommend checking out. Fantasia will be taking place July 12th through August
Montreal’s Fantasia Fest just announced their final wave of films, and if you didn’t already think this year was packed to the brim with great looking titles, they just dumped another huge list of films. Panos Cosmatos‘ Mandy has been
Montreal’s Fantasia International Film Festival has revealed its first wave of films, which include a huge number of must-see titles, not the least of which is Tales From the Hood 2, chosen as one of the opening night selections. Daniel Roby‘s
A new set of stills from the upcoming psychological horror film LUZ have been released ahead of the North American premiere at this year’s Fantasia Festival in Montreal. The film is written and directed by Tilman Singer and looks to be a
Montreal’s genre film festival Fantasia Fest has announced the first wave of films screening for their 22nd edition, including Shinsuke Sato‘s live action adaptation of the popular anime Bleach, David Robert Mitchell’s Under The Silver Lake, and Unfriended: Dark Web among others.
With Montreal’s Fantasia Fest ready to launch July 23rd, the Frontières co-production market returns with new in development projects from a number of talented filmmakers including John McNaughton, RKSS, the team behind Turbo Kid, and A Serbian Film director Srdjan Spasojevic.
The 2015 Fantasia Film Festival is set to kick off this Summer in Montreal and today the first wave of films screening this year have been announced with highlights including Marvel’s Ant-Man, Jason Lei Howden‘s Deathgasm, and Mari Asato‘s video game adaptation
Horror site BloodyDisgusting released the first images and poster for Joe Swanberg‘s upcoming film 24 Exposures just after it was announced as part of the Fantasia Fest 2013 lineup. The film stars director Adam Wingard as an erotic photographer who
The second wave of titles has been announced for Montreal’s Fantasia International Film Festival 2013, and the lineup this year is looking pretty fantastic. Takashi Miike‘s Shield of Straw has been announced as the opening night film, with some other highlights including