Tag Archives: Fantasia 2017

Fantasia 2019 Review: ‘Jade’s Asylum’

Jade's Asylum

Fantasia International Film Festival is one of my favorite festivals and one of the best festivals out there. They deliver the best of the best and this year is set to be one of the most spectacular ones yet! Fantasia 2019 had so much to choose from, but for my …

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Larry Cohen Documentary, ‘King Cohen,’ Heads To VOD

King Cohen

Dark Star Pictures is bringing Steve Mitchell’s King Cohen home to a video on demand service near you. The award winning documentary tells the true story of genre writer, producer and director Larry Cohen, the low budget horror and thriller film guru responsible for titles like Maniac Cop, Black Caesar, It’s Alive, Q: …

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Fantasia’s ‘The Night Watchmen’ (2016) Horror Movie Review

As the zombie subgenre finally fades away, it seems as though two new subgenres are taking its place – if the horror movies coming out in the past year mean anything, anyway. So far, we’ve got sharks (Sharknado 5, Meg, Empire of Sharks, House Shark, Cage Dive, and Shark Lake, …

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‘Poor Agnes’ Wins Barry Convex Award

Poor Agnes was recently honored at the Fantasia International Film Festival with the Barry Convex Award! The Barry Convex Award is given to the Best Canadian Feature at the film festival. Starring Lora Burke (see our interview with Miss Burke here) as Agnes Poelzl and Robert Notman as Mike Mercer, the …

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‘For A Good Time, Call…’ (2017) Fantasia Film Festival Review

Recently screened at the Fantasia International Film Festival in Montreal, For A Good Time, Call… is a unique horror short starring Tristan Risk (American Mary), Sean Carmichael (Trinity) and Diana Porter (Mary Loss of Soul), and was directed by Izzy Lee (Postpartum, Rites of Vengeance).  For A Good Time, Call… is a short …

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Pop Horror Interviews ‘Poor Agnes’ Star, Lora Burke

When I reviewed Poor Agnes for the Fantasia International Film Festival, I knew that Lora Burke was someone I had to speak with. In the film, she plays Agnes Poelzl, a brilliant, psychopath serial killer. Poor Agnes is easily the best movie I’ve seen all year, and it’s become one of my …

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Fantasia 2017’s ‘Super Dark Times’ (2017) Movie Review

Boys will be boys. Isn’t that how the saying goes? For four teens hanging out in upper New York state, an afternoon of bike riding and girl watching turns deadly in Super Dark Times. Premiering at the Fantasia International Film Fest on July 13th, Super Dark Times was directed by …

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Poor Agnes (2017) – Fantasia Film Festival Review

Poor Agnes just saw its premiere at the Fantasia Film Festival in Montreal, and I had the privilege of viewing it. Starring Lora Burke and Robert Notman, Poor Agnes is an intense and unpredictable film. The relationship between victim and killer is never viewed as much more than one killing the other. These …

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