Tag Archives: Fantasia Fest 2021

Fantasia Fest 2021: Interview With ‘The Last Thing Mary Saw’ Filmmaker, Edoardo Vitaletti

Fantasia International Film Festival 2021 has had some really great films this year. I was lucky enough to catch Edoardo Vitaletti’s The Last Thing Mary Saw (read our review here) and fell in love with it. I adore stories of forbidden love. To celebrate the film playing the fest, I chatted with the writer/director …

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Fantasia Fest 2021 Review: ‘Coming Home in the Dark’ Is Dark, Brutal, and Shocking!

Coming Home in the Dark

One of my favorite films from Fantasia International Film Festival is Coming Home in the Dark. I recently interviewed Daniel Gillies (check it out – HERE) and we talked about this film a bit and damn he wasn’t wrong about this film being dark! The film wad directed by James …

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Fantasia Fest 2021: Interview With Director And Writer Of ‘The Sadness,’ Rob Jabbaz

I was truly fortunate to watch some truly incredible films for this year’s Fantasia International Film Festival. But the one that really stood out to me and instantly became one of my top three of the entire year was Rob Jabbaz’s The Sadness. It started as one of my most …

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Fantasia Fest 2021 Review: Mickey Reece’s ‘Agnes’ is Dark and Intense with Fantastic Character Development

Another great film that premiered at the Fantasia International Film Festival was the horror thriller, Agnes. The film was directed by Mickey Reece as well as written by them and John Selvidge. The cast includes Chris Browning, Mary Buss, Sean Gunn, Ben Hall, Zandy Hartig, Jake Horowitz, Hayley McFarland, Molly C. …

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Fantasia Fest 2021 Review: Rasmus Merivoo’s ‘Kratt’ Is A Dark Comedy That’s Perfect For The Whole Family


The Fantasia International Film Festival delivered a variety of unique stories including the horror-comedy, Kratt. This film was directed and written by Rasmus Merivoo. It’s an Estonian exotic mix of horror and family film that stars Mari Lill, Nora Merivoo, Harri Merivoo, Elise Tekko, Roland Treima, and Ivo Uukkivi.   …

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Fantasia Fest 2021: Igor Legarreta’s ‘All the Moons’ (2021) Is A Sad, Poetic Vampire Drama – Movie Review

In films and television, child vampires are often depicted as willful, angry, and petulant. They illustrate an ongoing theme of the difficulties of an immature mind being trapped an eternally young body. But the new movie, All the Moons, directed by Igor Legarreta (When You No Longer Love Me), chooses …

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Fantasia Fest 2021: Kier-La Janisse’s ‘Woodlands Dark And Days Bewitched’ (2021): A Comprehensive, Immersive Look At Folk Horror – Movie Review

Author/editor/Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies founder Kier-La Janisse’s (From the Woods to the Cosmos: John Leman Riley on the History of Soviet Fantasy and Sci-Fi Film, Warped and Faded: Weird Wednesday and the Birth of the American Genre Film Archive) new documentary, Woodlands Dark and Days Bewitched, is a fascinating, …

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Fantasia Fest 2021: ‘Things That Go Bump In The East’ Short Film Block Review

Recently, I had the opportunity to review a very interesting set of eight short films (one of my favorite genres!) for 2021’s Fantasia Fest in a shorts block called Things That Go Bump In The East. Chewing Gum (Chingum) Directed by Mihir Fadnavis and starring Ratnabali Bhattacharjee (Sold), Bandita Bora …

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Fantasia Fest 2021 Review: ‘The Last Thing Mary Saw’ Is A Haunting And Intense Drama Thriller

The Last Thing Mary Saw

Director Edoardo Vitaletti’s The Last Thing Mary Saw premiered at the Fantasia Film Festival 2021 on August 15 and 17 and is, hands down, one of my favorite films I’ve seen this year. The Last Thing Mary Saw is a period occult drama set in an isolated farmhouse in the …

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