A Week Later, Reflecting on Fantastic Fest 2017 and All the Good Times

Last Thursday, Austin’s Fantastic Fest came to a close after more than a week of films, events, and soirées. It was my first year in attendance (I did my prep) and the amount of people who were telling me that… Continue Reading


Mon Mon Mon Monsters Review (Fantastic Fest): Bullies! Bullies Everywhere!

Starring Yu-Kai Teng, Kent Tsai, Eugenie Liu, Carolyn Chen Directed by Giddens Ko WARNING: THIS REVIEW IS FULL OF SPOILERS, SO READ AT YOUR OWN PERIL I was a bullied child. For years and years through both elementary, middle school,… Continue Reading


Fantastic Fest 2017: Second Wave of Films Includes Ichi the Killer, Revenge, Mon Mon Mon Monsters, and More

Today marks the release of the second and final wave of films coming to this year’s Fantastic Fest, which include a wide variety of offerings. From romance to animation, horror to yakuza, remastered classics to world premieres, we’re going to… Continue Reading