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Fantasia 2019: DOOR LOCK Review

Door Lock is a well shot and at times fiercely creepy thriller that almost acts as a companion piece to Sleep Tight, and while I wouldn’t say it reaches the same heights as the original, it deviates enough from the source material to feel like its own story.

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Fantasia 2019: Award Winners Announced

As Montreal’s Fantasia Festival enters its third week, the award winners for this year’s edition have been announced, with Lee Su-Jin‘s Idol winning Best Film.

Take a look below for the full list of winners and click here to check

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Fantasia 2019: 8 Review

Atmospheric and unsettling, 8 utilizes moody visuals and excellent sound design to deliver a satisfying folk-horror story that, while inconsistent, is well worth a look.

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Fantasia 2019: RIOT GIRLS Gets a Trailer

A new trailer has been released for Jovanka Vuckovic‘s Riot Girls, which will be having its North American premiere at this years Fantasia Fest in Montreal. The film is set in a world where all the adults have been killed off by

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Fantasia 2019: DREADOUT Review

Dreadout isn’t without its charms, but the grating, surface-level characters and uninteresting narrative make it a horror title that has some fun set pieces but offers little in the way of lasting power or memorability.    

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Fantasia 2019: THE DIVINE FURY To Close Festival

Montreal’s Fantasia Festival is officially underway and today they announced that Kim Joo-hwan‘s The Divine Fury will be making its North American Premiere after the official closing night film, Hiroyuki Imaishi‘s Promare.

Stay tuned here for our continued coverage of

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Fantasia 2019: SADAKO Review

Sadako begins tempting enough, with a decent setup and a few effective scares, but as the runtime progresses, it slowly derails into a slog that makes Sadako vs. Kayako look like the most logical movie in existence. 

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Fantasia 2019: BLOOD ON HER NAME Gets a Teaser

A teaser trailer for the upcoming thriller Blood On Her Name has been released ahead of its premiere at this year’s Fantasia Festival in Montreal. Directed by Matthew Pope, the film involves a woman whose conscience gets the better of her after

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Fantasia 2019: Horror Film 1BR Gets a Clip

A clip has been released for David Mamor‘s horror thriller 1BR, which will be making its world premiere at this month’s Fantasia Festival in Montreal. The film stars Nicole Brydon Bloom as a young woman who scores a great apartment in Los

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Fantasia 2019: 5 Anticipated Films

It’s tough to narrow it down to just five most anticipated films from this year’s Fantasia Festival in Montreal, but here’s my best attempt. With the lineup recently announced, there’s a metric ton of great genre cinema to choose from, but

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Fantasia 2019: Full Lineup Announced


The full lineup for this year’s Fantasia Festival in Montreal has been revealed, with an absolutely packed set of titles that should contain something for everyone. 130 features from all over the globe will be screening at this year’s edition.

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RONDO Review

Promising sex, murder and revenge, Drew Barnhardt’s Rondo, I can say, does indeed deliver on those three things. How well those three things are executed, however, is an entirely different matter.