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Infestation: Fantasia 2018

0 Submitted by on Wed, 01 August 2018, 13:35
In Montreal every year, one of the biggest genre film festivals in the world takes place, Fantasia Fest. And someday….SOMEDAY…we’re gonna make it there in person. But until that day, we still get to cover it remotely which is our great and sincere pleasure to do, as you NEVER know what kind of madness you’re going to encounter with their Continue Reading...
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Gaston Lagaffe – Fantasia Fest 2018

0 Submitted by on Mon, 30 July 2018, 16:59
I guess obnoxious family films are annoying in every culture. Gaston Lagaffe is a French kid’s movie about an eccentric and lazy intern who winds up at a moderately successful start-up company that is trying to sell itself to a wealthy investor. The movie is an adaptation of the popular 1950’s comic strip of the same name. Unfortunately, I am Continue Reading...
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The People’s Republic of Desire – Fantasia Fest 2018

0 Submitted by on Fri, 27 July 2018, 16:59
The peril of fame and fortune is a common theme among storytellers but now with the onset of the internet, there’s a new chapter to be told. The People’s Republic of Desire is a documentary that follows the tale of two popular live streamers as they trek through the scandalous and treacherous world of internet stardom. The documentary takes place Continue Reading...
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Blue on My Mind – Fantasia Fest 2018

0 Submitted by on Mon, 23 July 2018, 16:59
Mix mermaids with a coming of age tale, and you get pure intensity! Luna Wedler stars as Mia, a young Swiss teenager going through the tumultuous times of puberty. If that wasn’t enough, she’s also turning into a mermaid. When I saw the trailer for Blue on my Mind, I was already a little biased. I love the coming of Continue Reading...
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Five Films You Have to See at Fantasia Fest 2018

0 Submitted by on Sat, 14 July 2018, 11:59
Once again we travel to the majestic land of Montreal, Canada as they open their doors to the annual Fantasia International Film Festival. This year will mark their 22nd run as they present international films to the world so that we can bask in their fantastical glory. While it’s a joy to venture into the magical unknown, with so many Continue Reading...
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‘Drib’ Review – Fantasia Fest 2017

0 Submitted by on Tue, 12 September 2017, 10:00
“Trolling: The Movie!” would be an appropriate title for Drib, because it feels like that’s what movie is all about. The film is a documentary-comedy about the supposed real story of performance artist Amir Asgharnejad and his foray into the marketing world of energy drinks. The movie begins with a stunningly well-developed montage of commercials that parody energy drink advertisements. Continue Reading...
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‘Dan Dream’ Review – Fantasia Fest 2017

0 Submitted by on Tue, 12 September 2017, 08:59
Dan Dream is a slapstick comedy based on the true story of the first electric car.While some of the facts surrounding the actual event are true, it is quite obvious that the movie has fabricated a humorous series of scenes around it. The film begins with Thorkil Bonnensen who is pitching a revolutionary new idea for the company he works Continue Reading...
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‘Bad Black’ Review – Fantasia Fest 2017

0 Submitted by on Thu, 07 September 2017, 10:59
Bad Black straight from Wakaliwood! This fun gem is one of the few Ugandan forays into the action film genre. Supposedly costing $65 and taking five years to make, this still shows the passionate effort of the filmmakers and the people in the town where it took place. Sure, it has bad special effects, hammy acting, and is a little difficult Continue Reading...
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‘Savage Dog’ Review – Fantastia Fest 2017

0 Submitted by on Thu, 07 September 2017, 09:59
Savage Dog is a good ole martial arts flick, though it should be noted that it is on the gritty realism side of the genre. So instead of wire-fu and magic there is just punching, kicking, and shooting. In Indochina during the 1950s’ and is about Martin Tillman who is a war criminal imprisoned in a makeshift facility run by Continue Reading...
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‘Junkhead’ Review – Fantasia Fest 2017

0 Submitted by on Mon, 28 August 2017, 15:59
Oh, what a time for festivals! The Fantasia International Festival has come and gone along with so many great indie films. The festival comes to the great white North, also called Canada. Montreal, Quebec to be exact. Fantasia Fest began in 1996 and has recently passed it’s 21st edition in 2017. The event lasted from July 15 to August 2 Continue Reading...
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