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Sometimes a movie can be summed up so succinctly a review might not even really be necessary in order for you to get the tone of the film to know exactly what it is you’re going in for. Actress, Sydney Park, the lead of There’s Someone Inside Your House, a

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Yakuza Princess had its world premiere at the Fantasia International Film Festival. I had the chance to watch the film as part of the festival. The film stars MASUMI, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, and Tsuyoshi Ihara. Directed by Vicente Amorim, Yakuza Princess is based on the graphic novel “Shiro” by Danilo

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I enjoy watching movies without knowing anything about them. With Baby Money I went in completely blind. I’m so thankful that I did as part of the Fantasia Festival. This was the best decision I’ve made this week. Baby Money is simply fantastic. It drew me in from the opening

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Sexy Furby is by far the most unique film that I’ve seen in a long time.  Sexy Furby had its world premiere at the 25th Annual Fantasia International Film Fest. This short is a comedy with a slight mix of horror. Many times I found my eyes building out of

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Yakuza Princess opens on September 3 from Magnet Releasing. The film will screen at the 2021 Fantasia Festival on Wednesday, August 18th & Friday, August 20th. What is this song is that a yes Yakuza Princess is directed by Vicente Amorim, and is based on the graphic novel “Shiro” by Danilo Beyruth.

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Friday, July 30th, 2021 // Montreal, Quebec – The Fantasia International Film Festival is thrilled to add an additional special screening to its 2021 slate with the Canadian Premiere of Donnie Yen’s latest action feature RAGING FIRE. Donnie Yen stars in this big-budget actioner where gunfire and kung-fu collide at

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We’re excited to be covering the Fantasia International Film Fest again this year. DREAMS ON FIRE makes it’s North American debut at the fest. Start tuned for outer coverage. until then learn more about DREAMS ON FIRE. Bambi Naka, former lead dancer on Madonna’s Rebel Heart Tour, stars in her

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The End Of Us is a must-watch comedy that is so relatable that it will hit you right in the gut. Written and directed by Henry Loevner and Steven Kanter. The End Of Us stars Ben Coleman, Ali Vingiano, Derrick DeBlasis, Gadiel Del Orbe, Kate Peterman, Colin Weatherby, Caroline Kwan,

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My first film of the festival is Gaia. Directed by Jaco Brouwer, the film stars Monique Rockman, Carel Nel, Anthony Oseyemi, and Alex Van Dyk. Visual effects for science fiction/horror films are extremely important. Without the visual effects, Gaia would not be possible. The practical effects are equally awesome. From

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When I received the email offering a chance to review a documentary about stray dogs in Turkey, I was both excited and concerned that I may be too depressed to finish the film. Luckily, I watched the documentary in its entirety, and I hope you get the chance to do

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The brief, brilliant life of onetime Illinois Black Panther Party chairman Fred Hampton, assassinated at the age of 21 by the literal Powers-That-Be (the Herbert Hoover-led FBI, Chicago Police Department) after three years of increasingly high-profile social, political, and economic activism receives a much anticipated, much-needed biopic treatment in writer-director

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Director Ben Wheatley brings his unique type of horror film to the screen with In The Earth. This is definitely not a film for everyone, especially now with the Pandemic still lingering. It is amazing to think that this was filmed after the Pandemic. Add the virus storyline, and you

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I first became familiar with the unearthly cinematic joy of Sion Sono when I encountered the brilliance of his gonzo gangster musical Tokyo Tribe at Fantastic Fest back in 2014. That led me down the road to discovering his magnum opus Love Exposure and I have been visiting his altar

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I can’t say I was very familiar with the musical anomaly known as Sparks before my viewing of Edgar Wright’s infectious documentary and I’ll be damned if this experience didn’t convert me into their cult of disciples. I can only imagine the unique encounters that brought their diverse legion of

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As an assault of “video nasty” bits hurls at the screen amongst the opening credits I anticipated a fun ride through v/h/s soaked nostalgic sleaze and I was not wrong. Much like how Berberian Sound Studio paid homage to the Italian Giallo of the seventies without becoming a distraction, this

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Film FestivalsMovie ReviewScreamfest

The short film, ZWART, from ScreamFest 2020, reminds you not to give up too much information when you’re doing something online. Oftentimes we get caught up in the lure of the internet and we don’t realize what bad things can happen. It’s directed by Tommie Geraedts and written by Roy

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