Tag Archives: Fantasia Fest

Fantasia Fest 2023: Interview With Filmmaker Xavier Gens For ‘Farang’

Note: This piece was written during the 2023 WGA and SGA-AFTRA strikes. Without the labor of the writers and actors currently on strike, Farang being covered here wouldn’t exist. It’s my favorite time of year! No, not Halloween or Christmas. My other favorite time! It’s Fantasia International Film Festival time! And …

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Dark Fairy Tale ‘KRATT’ (2020) Comes To Video On Demand

KRATT (2020)

We got a chance to check out the horror comedy KRATT at Fantasia Fest last year (read our review here) and we adored it, so we’re excited to let you know you’re going to get your chance to see the movie for yourself in the very near future! Check out …

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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 2018: ‘Brothers’ Nest’ is a Pitch Black Family Affair

brothers' nest

Our coverage of Fantasia Fest 2018 continues with Clayton Jacobson’s Brothers’ Nest, a pitch black comedy about brothers who are planning the elaborately detailed murder of their stepfather, hoping to inspire their dying mother to include them in her last will and testament.  Though it sounds far from funny on …

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Fantasia Fest 2018: Daniel Robbins’ ‘Pledge’ is Utterly Insane – Movie Review


The horror movie, Pledge, just recently had its premiere at the 2018 Fantasia International Film Festival. Before going into this film, I didn’t know much about it beyond its title. As always, Fantasia doesn’t disappoint. But is it worth checking out? This horror thriller is directed by Daniel Robbins and is written …

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Fantasia Fest 2018: ‘The Witch in the Window’

the witch in the window

The Fantasia International Film Festival is known for its greatness, and 2018 is proving to be one of the best years yet for them. So many amazing films have premiered including the highly anticipated, The Witch in the Window. If you enjoy a spooky, heartfelt ghost story, then this one …

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Fantasia Fest 2018: Five Films We’re Dying to see

fantasia fest 2018

Fantasia International Film Festival is taking over Montreal, Canada, on July 12th, bringing with it dozens of highly anticipated films. We’re stoked to be covering the festival, which continues to be one of our favorite yearly events, and we’re counting down the days until we can fully immerse ourselves in …

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