[Nightmares Film Festival 2019] Day Three Recap

Columbus, OH -- Saturday, October 26, day three of Nightmares Film Festival was set to be the longest day of the fest but we were there at 10am bracing ourselves for a diverse schedule of amazing features and short films that would take us to 4am by the end. For the...

[Nightmares Film Festival 2019] Day Two Recap

For Friday, October 25, day two of Nightmares Film Festival was off to an early start with the first slot programmed at 9am. On little sleep our crew from Chicago made it in time for Daniel Isn't Real (2019, dir. Adam Egypt Mortimer, USA), the first feature of the...

[Nightmares Film Festival 2019] Opening Night Recap

Nightmares Film Festival 2019 got off to a killer start on Thursday, Oct 24th at the Gateway Film Center in Columbus, OH. The excitement was buzzing through the air as the cinema lobby swarmed with attendees amped for their first taste of 2019 programming. This being...

[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...
[Nightmares Film Festival 2019] Day Two Recap

[Nightmares Film Festival 2019] Day Two Recap

For Friday, October 25, day two of Nightmares Film Festival was off to an early start with the first slot programmed at 9am. On little sleep our crew from Chicago made it in time for Daniel Isn't Real (2019, dir. Adam Egypt Mortimer, USA), the first feature of the...

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...