NIGHTMARES FILM FESTIVAL Celebrates 4th Year with Stellar Line-up

Nightmares Film Festival returns to Gateway Film Center for 4 days of horror films and genre features kicking off Oct 24.

[Fantastic Fest 2019] – Second Half Highlights

Fantastic Fest is split in two and I’ve highlighted a handful of films in each half worthy of your attention. Below are the films that really made an impact.

[Fantastic Fest 2019] THE MORTUARY COLLECTION

The Mortuary Collection is a thrilling horror anthology offering a good balance between the frightful stories and grisly imagery with solid performances throughout.

[Fantastic Fest 2019] – First Half Highlights

With another Fantastic Fest Film Festival in the bag, my tenth year attending, I’m thrilled to share some of best movies from the fest. For those not familiar, Fantastic Fest is an annual genre film festival held in Austin, TX and this year was the 15th anniversary....

[Fantastic Fest 2019] Quick Bites 2: The Quickening

The new batch of mini-Fantastic Fest reviews! As before, these are 2019 releases unless otherwise noted and spoiler-free. The Ship of Monsters (1960) Directed by Rogelio A. González, written by José María Fernández Unsáin. From Mexico. Secret words: Aliens. Creatures....

[Fantastic Fest 2019] Quick Bites: The First Round

My first Fantastic Fest was jam-packed full of genre films from multiple countries, and I had the time of my life exhausting myself to see as many as possible. That ended up adding up to two screeners, 30 films in the theater, and a feature-length shorts program. I...

[Fantastic Fest 2019] SYNCHRONIC: Everything Costs

“The buildings never fall down. They are the teeth of the town. They crush us up in the grind. The meat and bone of the mind.” There are a lot of exciting things about the still-young careers of Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead, but a big one is how markedly stronger...

Horror Down Under: NIGHT OF FEAR (1973)

Welcome to the 12th edition of Horror Down Under, a column series in which I review horror films from my home country of Australia. The purpose of this column will be that it will act as a showcase for various horror related film projects that have been made Australia...

[Fantastic Fest 2019] SCREAM, QUEEN! MY NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET: Face Then Embrace Your Monsters

Much like HALLOWEEN III: SEASON OF THE WITCH, A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 2: FREDDY'S REVENGE is an entry in a horror franchise that was deeply maligned (though successful at the box office) upon its original release date but found a solid and vocal fanbase in ensuing...

[Fantastic Fest] JOJO RABBIT or, the Kids Are Doing What They Can

Nothing's shocking. At least, nothing should be at this point. JOJO RABBIT, the latest film by Taika Waititi based on the book "Caging Skies" by Christine Leunens, centers around the eponymous Jojo, an adorable cherub-type played by Roman Griffin Davis, acting with an...
Horror Down Under: NIGHT OF FEAR (1973)

Horror Down Under: NIGHT OF FEAR (1973)

Welcome to the 12th edition of Horror Down Under, a column series in which I review horror films from my home country of Australia. The purpose of this column will be that it will act as a showcase for various horror related film projects that have been made Australia...