Denmark's CLOWN (KLOVN) Wins Fantasia

Montreal's massive Fantasia Festival has come to the end of another successful run with a surprising winner as the festival's top film. Ultra-lewd Danish comedy Clown (Klovn) has taken the jury selected Cheval Noir award for top film at the... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Fantasia 2011: To Those in Montreal We Implore you to go see MARIANNE

Although I reviewed the film a bit earlier, in the initial goings on at the Fantasia Film Festival, the Swedish horror-drama Marianne is getting its World Premiere today in Montreal at the J.A. de Sève Cinema.  If you are in town, you should... More »
  

Fantasia 2011: Watch The Trailer For UK Horror HOLLOW

Having its world premiere today as part off the Fantasia Festival in Montreal is Michael Axelgaard's new found footage horror film Hollow. Boasting unusually strong performances and characters - to say nothing at all of the unusual, leafy nature of... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Fantasia 2011: Trailer For Chris Sivertson's BRAWLER

Director Chris Sivertson is something of a walking contradiction. He emerged on the scene with his 2005 adaptation of Jack Ketchum's The Lost, a dark indie that won Sivertson much love in the genre scene. He then that up with... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

3 Clips From Vincent Lannoo's VAMPIRES

Vincent Lannoo's comedy Vampires made quite the impression on the FanTasia audience last year. And on the verge of the film being released by IFC Midnight we have been given three clips to share with you!  They did it! They... More »
  

FanTasia 2011: Axelle Carolyn's First Short THE LAST POST To Premiere!

Axelle Carolyn has already made her mark as a writer and author about horror film. She's had roles in hubby Neil Marshall's Doomsday and Centurion. And she has been getting behind the camera lately and will debut her first short... More »
  

FanTasia 2011: CAMERA LUCIDA And DOCUMENTARIES FROM THE EDGE

Oh, I'm sorry. Did you think we were done announcing program lineups for FanTasia? 'Fraid not, but this is the last one. For now. Remember, FanTasia runs a whole three weeks. That is a lot of film. ... More »
  

FanTasia 2011: Asian Film Lineup!

So good they deserved their own press release it is the announcement of the line up of Asian films being screened at this year's edition of the FanTasia Film Festival in Montreal. A lot of familiar names and titles for... More »
  

FanTasia 2011: Enough Films To Choke A Horse! With Wings!!!

Major announcements out of Montreal today as the fine and sexy [Yes, you Mitch] folks at FanTasia dealt a finishing blow to genre cinema everywhere and unveiled a large portion of this year's lineup! We start with the Occidental Lineup! After... More »
  

Severin Films Horror Anthology THE THEATRE BIZARRE Trailer Premiere

Severin Films all-star horror anthology, The Theatre Bizarre is set to premiere at Fantasia this year, and they've released the first official trailer.  The Theatre Bizarre features segments directed by Douglas Buck, Tom Savini, David Gregory, Karim Hussain, Jeremy Kasten,... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

Fear The FRIEND OF FLIES!

Soon to screen at the Fantasia Festival in Montreal, Emil Gustafsson Ryderup's Friend Of Flies presents a cautionary tale of why you shouldn't mock even the loneliest of little boys. Because there are always the flies.For want of friends, a... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Fantasia 2011 Kicks Off With Kevin Smith's RED STATE

Though the full slate for Fantasia 2011 is still a little ways off the initial wave of titles and events for the massive Canadian festival has just been announced and things are looking pretty damn good. Kevin Smith's Red State... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

Twitch Exclusive: Sneak Peek For Chad Archibald's NEVERlost

Beginning tonight at the Scotbank Theatre here in Toronto Canadian director Chad Archibald and an assortment of cast and crew from his thriller NEVERlost will be travelling around Ontario and making stops in Vancouver and Montreal in a sort of cinematic... More »
  

Hey LA! Wanna Win Tickets To See Sion Sono's LOVE EXPOSURE?

Holy Mother of God, it is more Love Exposure goodness. As we've already stated today, Sion Sono's under-seen masterpiece on true love, up-skirt photography, cults and Catholicism is finally getting a U.S. theatrical release from Olive Films and Cinefamily starting... More »
  

Finally! LOVE EXPOSURE Comes To U.S Shores (UPDATED)

[UPDATE: Incidentally Cinefamily is the U.S. Booker, so if you are, or know of a theater owner/manager who wants to book the film, please contact them.] Sion Sono's mad, manic, gloriously crafted opus, Love Exposure is without a doubt one... More »
  

The UNDERWATER LOVE Trailer Is Bubblegum Pop Perfection. With Breasts. And A Bit Of Moaning.

It is one of the strangest on-screen combinations in recent days. Shinji Imaoka - one of the acknowledged masters of 'pink' film, a subset of Japanese soft porn - recruited hugely acclaimed cinematographer Christopher Doyle - frequent collaborator of Wong... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

A SERBIAN FILM U.S. Release Details & Red Band Trailer

The most controversial movie of the last year is finally getting a US release.  A Serbian Film was first shown at SXSW in March of 2010.  Since then is has scarred audiences at the Brussels International Festival of Fantasy Film... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

Third Window Acquires SAWAKO DECIDES For Theatrical and Home Video

Our friends at Third Window Films are happy to announce their latest acquisition: Sawako Decides.  The film played to very appreciative audiences this year at Camera Japan in Rotterdam, Fantasia in Montreal, and the New York Asian Film Festival.  It... More »
By J Hurtado   
  

Fantasia Audiences Award A SERBIAN FILM, IP MAN 2, SUMMER WARS and SYMBOL

You might have noticed the coverage of this years ultra-sized Fantasia film festival in the Reviews and Interviews column of the site from a number of contributors taking in the festival:  Mack, Shelagh, Peter, Todd, and myself, as well as... More »
  

Fantasia 2010: Canadian Survival Slasher IF A TREE FALLS In Trailer Form.

It's been a busy Fantasia for Chad Archibald and his Black Fawn Films. Not only is Archibald at the festival with his directorial effort Neverlost but he is also a producer on Philip Carrer's survival horror effort If A Tree... More »
By Todd Brown   
  
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