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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,

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Podcast: 381 – THE STYLIST Review

Celebration of Fantastic Fest officially kicked off online and this week Adam and Kevin will be reviewing Jill Gevargizian's The Stylist. Other titles discussed include Teddy, Girl, Body Melt, Console Wars, Better Watch Out, and Sometimes They Come Back.

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Fantastic Fest’s Virtual Festival Lineup Announced

This year’s Fantastic Fest will be going virtual and today the full lineup of films has been announced. Celebration of Fantastic Fest will be taking place September 24 – October 1 on the Alamo Drafthouse streaming platform and will contain a slew

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Fantastic Fest 2019: WYRM Review

Wyrm is a unique coming-of-age story that had me rolling at times with its irreverent humor and marks a solid debut from director Christopher Winterbauer.

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Fantastic Fest 2019: Award Winners Announced


This year’s Fantastic Fest in Austin is winding down with two days to go and today the award winners have been announced. Jukka-Pekka Valkeapää‘s Dogs Don’t Wear Pants took home the award for Main Competition, with Richard Stanley‘s Lovecraftian Color

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Fantastic Fest 2019: Final Wave of Titles Announced

The final set of films has been revealed for this year’s Fantastic Fest in Austin, which will be taking place from September 19 – 25. A few highlights include Jérémy Clapin‘s I Lost My Body (which involves a severed hand going

Fantastic Fest 2019: Second Wave of Titles Announced

Austin’s Fantastic Fest is inching ever-so-closer and today the second wave of films has been announced. Naturally, like every year I want to consume everything this festival has to offer, but a few highlights from this set of titles include Rian

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Fantastic Fest 2019: First Wave of Titles Announced

Austin’s Fantastic Fest is gearing up for its fifteenth season and today the first wave of films has been revealed. A few highlights include Takashi Miike‘s First Love, Taika Waititi‘s Jojo Rabbit, and Jeremy Gardner & Christian Stella‘s Something Else among many

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Fantastic Fest 2018: Award Winners Announced

Fantastic Fest in Austin is beginning to wrap up its 2018 season, and today this year’s award winners have been announced. Tim Sutton‘s Donnybrook took home Best Picture, with Peter Strickland winning Best Director for In Fabric in the Main Competition section.

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Fantastic Fest 2018: Final Wave of Films Announced

The final wave of titles have been revealed for this year’s Fantastic Fest in Austin, with another batch of great-looking selections including Drew Goddard‘s Bad Times at the El RoyaleJonas Åkerlund‘s Lords of Chaos, Jonah Hill‘s Mid90s, and Terry Gilliam‘s The

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Fantastic Fest 2018: Second Wave of Films Announced

Austin’s Fantastic Fest is gearing up to kick off September 20 – 27, and today the second wave of titles have been announced. The two big standouts for me are definitely Jeremy Saulnier‘s Hold The Dark and David Gordon Green‘s Halloween, but

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Fantastic Fest 2018: First Wave of Films Announced


Austin’s Fantastic Fest is gearing up to kick off September 20 – 27 and today they announced the first wave of films screening at this year’s program. While I’d say everything in this lineup is worth a look, a few highlights

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