WASTELANDER PANDA: EXILE, Premiering At Fantastic Fest, Will Stream Free In Australia

Australian sci-fi web series Wastelander Panda has been getting a lot of love on Twitch the last few years, so it comes as no surprise that we are excited Exile, the commissioned program of six 10 minute episodes, will be... More »

Fantastic Fest Second Wave Of Films Announced, NIGHTCRAWLER To Close

As I will be attending my very first Fantastic Fest in but a few weeks, I now feel, more than ever, that it is my duty to present news on the fest (not that I wasn't willing to before). So,... More »
By Ben Umstead   

Fantastic Fest 2014: First Wave Announced, Led By TUSK, ABCs OF DEATH 2, And Much More

The first wave of events for Fantastic Fest 2014 has been announced. I'm prejudiced, because I've been attending the film festival in Austin, Texas, for years and am thoroughly spoiled, but this looks pretty good to me. Fantastic Fest returns to... More »
By Peter Martin   

Fantasia 2014: Final Wave Of Films Announced! Cannibals, Zombies, Assassins And Takei? Oh My.

You know, there is only - ever - one bad thing about reviewing the full lineup for the Fantasia International Film Festival. It is the sad, sad truth that you are not going to see everything you want because there... More »
By Andrew Mack   

EXCLUSIVE: Find Out What Is In The Box In Your First Look At COHERENCE

We have kept pretty mum on James Ward Byrkit's sci-fi drama Coherence. We do not want to give away too much about his award winning film (Fantastic Fest 2013). But then Oscilloscope came to us with the first exclusive clip from... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Watch The Intense U.S. Trailer For Katrin Gebbe's NOTHING BAD CAN HAPPEN

Take a moment to watch the brand new U.S. trailer for Katrin Gebbe's horror/drama Nothing Bad Can Happen. Drafthouse Films will release the film in U.S. cinemas on June 27th (which means a Canadian stop here in Toronto at tiff... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Fantastic Fest 2014: The Fantastic Market Is Now Open. Submit!

Submissions are now open for the second annual Fantastic Market/Mercado Fantastico at Fantastic Fest this September. The market will run for the first three days of the festival, September 18th through 20th. If you have a Work in Progress or... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Watch The Red-band Trailer for HERE COMES THE DEVIL

It came, it saw, and it left with all the major horror awards, along with lots of major accolades. We're talking about Mexican horror film Here Comes the Devil, written and directed by Adrián García Bogliano of Cold Sweat fame.... More »
By Ard Vijn   

Stream Fantastic Fest 2013 Fave EEGA Online Now!

SS Rajamouli's Eega recently stormed Fantastic Fest 2013, becoming one of the festival's surprise hits. If you couldn't make it to Austin for this week-long orgiastic celebration of all things film, don't worry, you still have a chance to check... More »
By J Hurtado   

Fantastic Fest 2013: Nacho Vigalondo, Eugenio Mira And More Have Been Playing "Fantastic Corpse"; Watch Their Resulting Short

Fantastic Corpse being a spin on the old parlor game exquisite corpse, only with a short film as the end result... a nine minute short directed by a different filmmaker every two minutes or so. This version has Oren Carmi... More »
By Ben Umstead   

Watch Me Eat My Shirt. Mmm, Tasty.

So ... back on September 5th, after viewing Sono Sion's Why Don't You Play In Hell, I wrote a review that started like this:Mark my words: If another film brings even half the level of lunacy to the Toronto International... More »
By Todd Brown   

Fantastic Fest 2013: JODOROWSKY'S DUNE Wins Audience Award, THE DIRTIES, THE CONGRESS, and AFFLICTED Also Cited

Before a packed audience, the awards for Fantastic Fest 2013 were handed out tonight in Austin, Texas, USA. Here is the prepared statement by the festival with the announcement: Fantastic Fest is pleased to announce this year's Fantastic Fest Award... More »
By Peter Martin   

Fantastic Fest 2013: Day Four Images - Tim Loses His Shirt. Again. Secret Screening No. One & Nerd Rap Throwdown?

Day four at Fantastic Fest is but a distant memory and our team remains remarkably unscathed in the land of the longhorn (HOOK 'EM HORNS!). Back home we continue the enviable task of documenting their journey for them. You know.... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Fantastic Fest 2013: Day Three Images: Tim's Bloody Nose And Todd Eats His Shirt

One of the highlights of the festival each year is the Fantastic Debates. Two men enter. They bicker a bit. They enter the ring and one man leaves as they say. If done right and in the spirit of fun... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Fantastic Fest 2013: Images From Day Two - THE SACRAMENT, DETECTIVE DOWNS, GRAND PIANO And Many More!

In this gallery from the second day of the mighty Fantastic Fest exists what might be the best photograph of Nacho Vigolando we will ever see. It was taken during the Chaos Reigns Karaoke Party at the end of day... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Fantastic Fest 2013: Images From Day One - MACHETE KILLS, SEPTIC MAN, PROXY And Many More!

Welcome to the first of many galleries committed to giving you a visual essay of the treats and fun going on in Austin at Fantastic Fest this week. A small gaggle of our intrepid staff is there right now whooping... More »
By Andrew Mack   

Fantastic Fest 2013: Tim Tickles Tiger, Keanu Calls Curses!

While the day is still young in several parts of the world, I will wager a bet that I will not see anything else today that will make me laugh as hard as the two videos posted below. Weeks ago... More »
By Ard Vijn   

Fantastic Fest 2013: R100, THE SACRAMENT And MOOD INDIGO Are Coming To Austin

We're just a mere two days away from Fantastic Fest starting in the fair city of Austin, TX, and  Tim League and his Alamo Drafthosue army are still announcing titles for the fest. And boy, are they a fine looking... More »
By Ben Umstead   

It's The Oddest Thing You'll See All Day, Check The Trailer For DETECTIVE DOWNS

Crossing lines of good taste and political correctness with glee, Bård Breien's Detective Downs delivers exactly what it promises on the tin: A noir tinged comedy about a private eye with Downs Syndrome as played by a lead actor who... More »
By Todd Brown   

Watch The First Stomach Churning Trailer For SEPTIC MAN!

Monster Brawl director Jesse Thomas Cook teams with Pontypool writer Tony Burgess for Septic Man, a gleefully repulsive picture soon to premiere at Fantastic Fest that I like to pitch to people as a blend of Buried and The Toxic... More »
By Todd Brown   
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