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Fantasia 2011

Motion Picture Purgatory: Cold Fish

Sion Sono's Cold Fish recently screened during the 2011 Fantasia Film Festival, and our own Rick Trembles was on the scene and has reported back with a review as only he can!

2011 Fantasia Film Festival Winners Announced

The 2011 Fantasia International Film Festival has come to an end and as usual was a rousing success with more than 100,000 audience members. In addition 150 international directors, actors, and producers presented their films at the fest. Read on for the wrap-up and winners from this year's various competitions.

Motion Picture Purgatory: Marianne

One upcoming foreign flick we've been keeping a close eye on is Swedish horror film Marianne, and thanks to Fantasia 2011, Trembles had a chance to check it out and review it, as only he can, for us. So ... what's the verdict?

Fantasia 2011: Trailer Premiere for UK Chiller Hollow

Making its premiere at this year's Fantasia International Film Festival is yet another spooky found footage flick, this one coming out of the UK called Hollow, and we have the trailer for you right here. Dig it!

Motion Picture Purgatory: The Whisperer in Darkness

In the description of The Whisperer in Darkness on the Fantasia Film Festival website, the claim is made that the film "very well may be the single most successful H.P. Lovecraft adaptation ever to lick fear across a screen." High praise indeed! Read on to see if Trembles agrees with it.

Helldriver (2010)

Starring Eihi Shiina,Yumiko Hara, Yurei Yanagi, Kazuki Namioka, Kentaro Kishi Directed by Yoshihiro Nishimura

Monster Brawl (2011)

Starring Dave Foley, Robert Maillet, Art Hindle, Kevin Nash, Lance Henriksen Directed by Jesse T. Cook

Divide, The (2011)

Starring Michael Biehn, Lauren German, Milo Ventimiglia, Rosanna Arquette, Courtney B. Vance Directed by Xavier Gens

Final Destination 5 World Premiere at Fantasia

No matter where you run, no matter where you hide...you can't cheat death. Truer words have never been spoken, and the same could be said of the Final Destination franchise. Final Destination 5 is set to have its world premiere at the Fantasia International Film Festival on August 4th at 11:55 pm.

Motion Picture Purgatory: Chop

The 2011 Fantasia Film Festival is in full swing up in Montreal, Canada, and of course Trembles is on the scene. One of the fest's devilish delights, Trent Haaga's feature-length directorial debut Chop, is the subject of this week's Motion Picture Purgatory. Read on for the full review!

Birthright (2010)

Starring Sayoko Oho, Miyu Yagyu, Ryoko Takizawa Directed by Naoki Hashimoto