TEN TERRIFIC TERROR TREATS From The FANTASIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (FIFF)
Jul16

TEN TERRIFIC TERROR TREATS From The FANTASIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (FIFF)

Not ever having had the resources or the time to do so, I have never been able to attend the FANTASIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL in person, though I’ve heard about its reputation, as well as seen and admired so many of the films that ultimately came out of it. Now celebrating its 22nd Edition, based in the beautiful heart of Montreal, FIFF has quickly become the place to see and debut genre-related films of all kinds, and has...

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Film Review: BEFORE I WAKE (2016)
Jul13

Film Review: BEFORE I WAKE (2016)

BEFORE I WAKE (2016) Director: Mike Flanagan Writers: Mike Flanagan, Jeff Howard Stars: Kate Bosworth, Thomas Jane, Jacob Tremblay, Annabeth Gish, Dash Mihok, Antonio Evan Romero There are films that are obviously made to appeal to hardcore horror fans. TERRIFIER, HOSTEL, the V/H/S series. There are films that are made for those who like their scares a bit more cerebral than gory. IT FOLLOWS, STARRY EYES, IT COMES AT NIGHT. And then,...

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EX VOTO: Witchy Wrath Inspired By A Compelling Cause
Jul09

EX VOTO: Witchy Wrath Inspired By A Compelling Cause

“On average, seven women a day in Mexico die as the result of ‘feminicido’ (femicide)…” Producer DIANA MATA Producer MAYA KORN Director ASHLEY M. GEORGE   Inspired by the current climate of misogyny encouraged by the current administration, producers DIANA MATA and MAYA KORN wanted to make a protest film of sorts, in response to it. The result will be EX VOTO.  Directed by ASHLEY MONIQUE GEORGE, from a...

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MICHAEL IRONSIDE: Miskatonic University and Spectacular Optical Present A Career Retrospective
Jul09

MICHAEL IRONSIDE: Miskatonic University and Spectacular Optical Present A Career Retrospective

As a genre fan, you hate to love him, you love to hate him or you just love him, period.  You may feel some kind of way, but regardless, nobody can deny that MICHAEL IRONSIDE is a living legend.  And if you’ve ever wanted to be present for an in-depth Q&A with a master of on-camera mayhem, here’s your ‘bucket list-worthy’ chance.  Sister organizations MISKATONIC UNIVERSITY and SPECTACULAR OPTICAL, in...

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Film Review: I DON’T FEEL AT HOME IN THIS WORLD ANYMORE.
Jul09

Film Review: I DON’T FEEL AT HOME IN THIS WORLD ANYMORE.

I DON’T FEEL AT HOME IN THIS WORLD ANYMORE. Director: Macon Blair Writer: Macon Blair Stars: Melanie Lynskey, Elijah Wood, David Yow, Jane Levy, Devon Graye, Derek Mears, Robert Longstreet, Christine Woods Between BLUE RUIN and GREEN ROOM, I know you’ve probably read my rants about the awesome talent of actor MACON BLAIR. I had no idea when I cued it up on Netflix, that I DON’T FEEL AT HOME IN THIS WORLD ANYMORE was actually...

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