Tag Archives: Issa Lopez

Interview With ‘I Hear The Trees Whispering’ ‘Project Skyquake’ Writer/Director József Gallai

I first discovered Hungarian filmmaker József Gallai when I watched his film, I Hear The Trees Whispering (2022 – our review), about a man suffering through heavy emotional losses and tries to look toward the future with only the surrounding woods and a woman’s voice on the phone for company. …

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Interview With Filmmaker Issa Lopez For Steelbook Release Of ‘Tigers Are Not Afraid’ (2017)

Tigers Are Not Afraid (read our reviews here and here) caught my eye after it screened at Fantastic Fest 2017 where the Spanish film won Writer/Director Issa Lopez the Best Horror Director prize. Tigers is a dark fairy tale that follows a group of young orphans trying to survive the …

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Fantasia Fest 2018: ‘Tigers Are Not Afraid’ Will Rattle You

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Fantasia Film Festival is underway, and if you’re attending, you may want to invest in a box of Kleenex before seeing Tigers Are Not Afraid (Spanish title: Vuelven). The profoundly moving film comes from writer/director Issa López, and follows a group of young children who have been personally victimized by the Mexican drug …

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BUFF 2018: ‘Tigers Are Not Afraid’ (2017) Dark Fairy Tale Movie Review

When I first picked Tigers Are Not Afraid (Spanish title: Vuelven) to review for this year’s Boston Underground Film Festival, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. But after watching the trailer and seeing the 100% positive rating on Rotten Tomatoes, I couldn’t wait to start watching …

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