In recognition of George A. Romero’s tragic passing, the Fantasia International Film Festival will be presenting a free tribute screening of his under-seen 1973 masterpiece The Crazies, showing in a new 4K restoration courtesy of Arrow Films! Writes the fest: “Imbued with an urgency that remains topical to this day, The Crazies is a work […]
The A.V. Club caught an advance screening of director Marc Meyers’ new movie My Friend Dahmer at the Fantasia International Film Festival last weekend (full coverage coming next week), and it’s really something special. Starring Disney...Show More Summary
A true discovery out of the genre-loving Fantasia International Film Festival is their world premiere Lowlife, the bold feature debut of director Ryan Prows. Interweaving tales of a legacy-obsessed luchador, a pregnant recovering junkie, a corrupt ICE agent, a desperate...
The following table of contents includes our updating coverage of the 2017 Fantasia International Film Festival as written by Brian Tallerico. Animals Confidential Assignment The Honor Farm House of the Disappeared Japanese Girls Never Die Mohawk Museum My Friend Dahmer Origami Radius Shin Godzilla The Senior Class Tilt Vampire Cleanup Department The Villainess
Fantasia International Film Festival is well underway in Montreal at the Moment. This Saturday sees the North American Premiere of Canuck zombie flick, Dead Shack. If you missed our coverage of the trailer launch last week here are the blow by bloody blows of the action in animated GIF form. After screening in Canada the […]
On the opening night of Fantasia International Film Festival, Montreal was abuzz with anticipation for the North American premiere of Takashi Miike's live-action adaptation of the popular manga turned anime JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable. Despite having never heard...
About a month ago we shared the first wave of flicks set to hit this year's Fantasia International Film Festival July 13-August 2. In that post, we told you guys that the full line-up of over 130 feature films was set to be released July 5th. Show More Summary
It was only yesterday that we brought you guys the news that WE ARE STILL HERE director Ted Geoghegan's next flick MOHAWK is set to premiere at this year's Fantasia International Film Festival. You can check out the first bits...Show More Summary
The Fantasia International Film Festival has announced its film slate, today. This Montreal set festival will show horror titles like the goretastic Dead Shack, the survival horror thriller Killing Ground and Joe Lynch's (Chillerama, 2011) Mayhem. Show More Summary
Coming up on July 21st the Fantasia International Film Festival celebrates its 21st Anniversary in Montreal and the fest will take place over the summer from July 13-August 2. While we have not yet received word on the festival's full...Show More Summary
The Fantasia International Film Festival celebrates its 21st Anniversary in Montreal this summer, taking place from July 13-August 2, with its Frontières International Co-Production Market and Industry Rendez-Vous Weekend being held July 20-23. The full lineup of over 130 feature films will be announced July 5. In the meantime, the festival is excited to reveal […]
Our own Eric Walkuski got to see director Steven Shainberg's sci-fi thriller RUPTURE at the Fantasia International Film Festival a couple months ago, and while he wasn't blown away by it - he gave it a 6/10 review - it does sound...Show More Summary
Celebrating its 20th year, the Fantasia International Film Festival has become Montreal’s largest and most important film festival. In the face of the cadaverous World Film Festival and the comfortably established Festival du Nouveau...Show More Summary
Shoreline Entertainment has picked up worldwide sales rights to Bad Blood following its international premiere at the Fantasia Film Festival last week, reports ScreenDaily. Tim Reis makes his directorial feature debut in the ‘werefrog’...Show More Summary
One week deep into the 2016 Fantasia International Film Festival and one of my favorites so far is about a guy who goes on a spiritual retreat and vomits up a creature. Well, it’s also about the negative baggage we carry inside us and what happens if we can’t let it go. And how this […]
One of my favorite movies from last year’s Fantasia International Film Festival was Gabriel Carrer’s The Demolisher (read our review). I’m a huge fan of vigilante flicks and Carrer’s haunting film was like none I had ever seen before. It’s more about the mental fallout one vigilante experiences rather than a straight up revenge tale. So […]
The 20th Fantasia International Film Festival is currently heading into its second week and there’s still another week and half to go, until it closes the curtains on August 3. Fantasia’s the longest festival in the world – it feels like a marathon every year trying to cover every awesome selection that screens up there […]
Montreal’s Fantasia International Film Festival launched its 20 th iteration this past weekend, and the array of horror, sci-fi, fantasy and downright unclassifiable films that have already premiered is downright overwhelming. Culling...Show More Summary
20 years of horror, thrills and community: The Fantasia International Film Festival will be celebrating its 20th year when it opens on July 14th. Settled in the Montreal downtown at Concordia University, where most of the screenings take place, the festival has long been accepted as a pillar of Montreal’s summer festival season. Show More Summary
BLOOD FATHER! ULTRA MAN X! DON'T BREATHE! This fest is going to be great! Read more...