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Fantastic Fest 2021: THE TIMEKEEPERS OF ETERNITY Review

I have no idea what compelled director Aristotelis Maragkos to remix the 1995 TV miniseries The Langoliers, but I’m very glad he did because this is certainly one of the most unique storytelling methods I’ve experienced this year, and it’s one that

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Fantastic Fest 2021: NAME ABOVE TITLE Review

From its alluring and tragic opening minutes, wherein a young woman commits suicide while nearby a serial killer claims his next victim, it quickly becomes evident that Carlos Conceição’s giallo-infused thriller Name Above Title is going to be far from your typical

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Fantastic Fest 2021: THIS IS GWAR Review

Even if you’re not familiar with their discography, you’ve probably at least seen some of the antics of metal band GWAR, specifically their wild stage shows. Scott Barber’s documentary, This is GWAR, aims to present the definitive history of the band, highlighting

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Fantastic Fest 2021: GLASSHOUSE Review

Initially playing out like a post-apocalyptic version of The Beguiled, Kelsey Egan’s Glasshouse quickly comes into its own with its intriguing world-building and exquisite production design. Although its final reveals will likely divide audiences and take some time to process, it remains

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Fantastic Fest 2021: V/H/S/94 Review

It’s been seven years since we saw the last entry in the popular anthology horror series V/H/S, and it seems that it was taking a much-needed break, as it’s back with its most astute offering yet, V/H/S/94. Composed of four segments along

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Fantastic Fest 2021: WHO KILLED THE KLF? Review

Skyrocketing to become the biggest electronic music duo in the world in the early ’90s, Bill Drummond and Jimmy Cauty’s stadium house project, The KLF, was an unstoppable force, spearheading the growing rave culture throughout Europe. Despite a seemingly endless series of

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Fantastic Fest 2021: Final Wave of Titles Announced

Austin’s premiere genre film festival, Fantastic Fest, is gearing up to kick off September 23rd and the final wave of titles has been announced. As usual there are a slew of films here that immediately got added to my watch list so

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Fantastic Fest 2021: First Wave of Titles Announced

Austin’s Fantastic Fest is gearing up for its 2021 edition and today the first set of titles have been revealed. Julia Ducournau‘s Titane will be kicking off the festival, which already has an insanely impressive lineup.

Take a look below to check

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GIRL Review

This is a repost of our review from Fantastic Fest 2020, Girl will be available on VOD platforms November 20th.

Aside from being rather SEO unfriendly, the title of Chad Faust’s feature debut, Girl, refers to the nameless protagonist, a supposed stand-in

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KOKO-DI KOKO-DA Review

With its threadbare plot, gobsmackingly frustrating characters, and dull time-loop mechanic, Koko-Di Koko-Da is a test of one’s patience more than it is a meditation on grief.    

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Podcast: 382 – POSSESSOR UNCUT Review

This week, Adam and Kevin take a look at Brandon Cronenberg's disturbing sci-fi thriller Possessor Uncut, along with some other stuff including The Lost Okoroshi, Action U.S.A, Fright Night, The Boy Behind the Door, Vampires vs. the Bronx, How to Deter a Robber, My Bloody Valentine, Bloodthirsty, and Scare Me.

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Fantastic Fest 2020: THE BOY BEHIND THE DOOR Review

Reminiscent of 2016’s home-invasion thriller Don’t Breathe, David Charbonier and Justin Powell’s kidnap thriller The Boy Behind The Door is an undeniably suspenseful, albeit often misguided, story about two best friends fighting for survival after being abducted.

Setting aside the inconsistent messaging,