Reviewed by Johnny Butane Starring Jesse Bradford, Amelia Warner, Kevin Durand Directed by Yam Laranas
Ah, the sweet beauty of Montreal in July. For me there’s nothing like it. I love coming to this city every year when it’s at its very peak, and this year I couldn’t be happier simply because this trip came so close to not happening.
All The Boys Love Mandy Lane (review), but no one wants her to be out in public. Years have passed, and we have yet to see the lovely Mandy in theatres or even on store shelves. What gives?
Apologies for the lack of updates the past couple of days. I blame the exhaustingly stylized, rockabilly zombie movie Flick, which engendered so much cinematic bile, I feared the excess would leak into the other films I had planned to discuss.
Reviewed by Evil Andy Starring Adrian Pasdar, Cady McClain, Austin William, Amber Joy Williams, Lucian Maisel Directed by Christopher Denham There’s something about home videos that brings out the worst in people. I hadn’t thought of it for years, but after seeing Christopher Denham’s disturbing Home Movie, I remembered my very own forays into family camcording.
Reviewed by Paul McCannibal Starring Nichole Hiltz, Trace Adkins, Ryan Carnes, Lew Temple, Jeanette Brox, Ed Corbin Directed by Steven Goldmann
Starring Brian Cox, Noel Fisher, Tom Sizemore, Kyle Gallner Directed by Lucky McKee, Trygve Allister Diesen
Reviewed by Paul McCannibal Starring Kim Sung-il, You Dong-hun Directed by Kim Jin-won
Reviewed by Paul McCannibal Starring Jin Ku, Kim Bo-kyeong, Kim Tae-woo Directed by Jeong Beom-sik & Jeong Sik Fans of ghost stories have a new Korean addition to the genre with
Douglas Buck, director of Family Portraits: A Trilogy of America and the Sisters remake, is less than confident in mankind’s ongoing destructive relationship with mother earth. His in-the-works opus The Broken Imago has the earmarks of a terrifying new entry in a subgenre of increasing relevance, the Eco-Horror film.
Reviewed by Evil Andy Starring Eihi Shiina, Itsuji Itao, Shoko Nakahara, Sayako Nakoshi Directed by Yoshihiro Nishimura
When we last reported that Andrew van den Houten, producer of The Girl Next Door and director of Headspace, was set to start filming Jack Ketchum's Offspring
The second Saturday of the festival brought us the much hyped teen slasher, All the Boys Love Mandy Lane, Korea’s answer to Guinea Pig, The Butcher, the crap cauldron witch movie that is Wicked Lake
I’m baaaack. Not since four years ago, the first time we started the Fantasia blog has anyone had to do the coverage solo, so props to McCannibal for keeping the train rolling last week. It’s a tough job fitting in two, three, and sometimes four films a day, choking down a grease laden meal, drinking the skuzzy yeasty swill that is all you can get after leeching a beer ticket or two off of Mitch, and heading home at midnight to start writing.
Reviewed by Evil Andy Starring Charlee Danielson, Tom Kohut, Krista Ayne, Anthony Sneed Directed by Frank Henenlotter