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‘February’ (‘The Blackcoat’s Daughter’) Feels Like the Lovechild of Christopher Nolan and Stanley Kubrick (Review)

Written by: Matt Molgaard

Directed by: Oz Perkins

Cast: Emma Roberts, Kiernan Shipka, Lucy Boynton

Oz Perkins, son to the late, great Anthony Perkins, may not be what most would recognize as a powerhouse genre contributor, but if… 840 more words


Fantastic Fest Review: Dearest Sister

Written by Tron Delapp

When discussing the output of films from other countries, Laos is not one of the first, or even fifteenth, mentioned. To date, Laos has only produced seven motion pictures, of which Dearest Sister is the seventh, and only two horror films, of which Dearest Sister is the second following Chanthaly, both directed by Mattie Do. 1,109 more words

Statesman Shots #127: John Spottswood Moore on 'When We Were Live,' Fantastic Fest highlights

On the show this week: Austin filmmaker John Spottswood Moore, the golden age of public access TV in Austin, John’s upcoming documentary “When We Were Live” about ’80s and ’90s Austin public access, the first time Sixth Street was ever open to the public, public access stars like Carmen Banana, Internet hoaxes, Fantastic Fest highlights, “Halt and Catch Fire” S3, “Bad Lip Reading” on YouTube, and “Documentary Now!” on IFC. 567 more words

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Here's the NSFW Trailer for 'The Autopsy of Jane Doe'

I got to see a ton of great movies this year at Fantastic Fest. There were also a large number I didn’t see, and The Autopsy of Jane Doe… 141 more words


Fantastic Fest Review: Bad Black

Director: Nabwana Isaac Godfrey Geoffrey
Starring: Alan Ssali Hofmanis.

Written by Tron DeLap
Every Year Fantastic Fest scours the globe for the most audacious and innovative films they can find and brings them back to the Alamo Drafthouse for eight days of mind-bending visual mayhem. 1,521 more words

Fantastic Fest 2016: Wrap-Up

Ah, Fantastic Fest! It’s kind of like a comic-book convention, except with Elijah Wood instead of cosplayers, and there’s always some guy right in front of you in the line to the men’s room singing “we are the flesh” to the tune of “We Want the Funk”. 535 more words

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Fantastic Fest 2016: Day Eight

The final day brought us a thriller from Spain, a supernatural horror film from Laos, and a black comedy from Australia.

(This final entry is going to be kind of brief, as I came down with a severe head cold on Thursday and am still recovering from feeling weak, feeble, and having a solid lead ingot instead of a brain.) 393 more words

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