FESTIVALS

Fantastic Fest

Sept. 24-Oct. 1

VIDEO: Fantastic Arcade Wrap Up
VIDEO: Fantastic Arcade Wrap Up
We chat up the weird wonderful gaming fringe with help from the Daily Dot

Oct. 16, 2015

Fantastic Fest 2015: <i>The Devil's Candy</i>
The Devil's Candy
Heavy metal against Satan in Austin-filmed horror

Oct. 7, 2015

Fantastic Fest 2015: <i>Lazer Team</i>
Lazer Team
Rooster Teeth's first feature is slapstick sci-fi fun

Oct. 7, 2015

Fantastic Fest Hands Out Awards
Fantastic Fest 2015 Awards
Green Room takes top audience award, plus jury nods

Oct. 2, 2015

Fantastic Fest 2015: “Satanic Panic: <i>Evilspeak</i>”
“Satanic Panic: Evilspeak
Original Alamo programmer Kier-La Janisse, Satan, return

Oct. 1, 2015

Fantastic Fest 2015: <i>April and the Extraordinary World</i>
April and the Extraordinary World
Steampunk animation mixes science and alternative history

Oct. 1, 2015

Fantastic Fest 2015:
"Portal to Hell"
Down in the depths with Roddy Piper

Sept. 30, 2015

Fantastic Fest 2015: <i>Anomalisa</i>
Anomalisa
Charlie Kaufman measures the weight of human consciousness

Sept. 28, 2015

Fantastic Fest 2015: <i>Zinzana</i>
Zinzana
How to make a nation's first genre film

Sept. 28, 2015

Fantastic Fest 2015:
"The Mill at Calder's End"
Rod puppetry and Gothic horror resurrected

Sept. 28, 2015

Fantastic Fest 2015: <i>The Boy and the Beast</i>
The Boy and the Beast
Anime with heart, brains, and action

Sept. 28, 2015

Fantastic Fest 2015: <i>Follow</i>
Follow
Owen Egerton's claustrophobic horror debut

Sept. 27, 2015

Fantastic Fest 2015: <i>Zoom</i>
Zoom
Body image and identity crises in an M.C. Escher world

Sept. 27, 2015

Fantastic Fest 2015: <i>Baskin</i>
Baskin
Drag me to Turkish hell

Sept. 27, 2015

Fantastic Fest 2015: <i>Camino</i>
Camino
Zoë Bell on the run becomes a real leading star

Sept. 27, 2015

Fantastic Fest 2015: <i>High-Rise</i>
High-Rise
J.G. Ballard adaptation becomes Wheatley's first masterpiece

Sept. 27, 2015

Fantastic Fest 2015: <i>Darling</i>
Darling
Madness and murder in Manhattan

Sept. 26, 2015

Fantastic Fest 2015: <i>Ruined Heart</i>
Ruined Heart
Another love story between Christopher Doyle and his camera

Sept. 26, 2015

Fantastic Fest 2015: <i>Assassination Classroom</i>
Assassination Classroom
Japanese students, lots of guns, and an unkillable alien teacher

Sept. 26, 2015

Fantastic Fest 2015: <i>Remake, Remix, Rip-Off</i>
Remake, Remix, Rip-Off
Rewriting the cinematic history of a nation

Sept. 26, 2015

Fantastic Fest 2015: <i>Green Room</i>
Green Room
Blue Ruin team pits punks against neo-Nazis

Sept. 26, 2015

Fantastic Fest 2015: <i>The Wave</i>
The Wave
Norwegian disaster film is gripping and naturalistic

Sept. 25, 2015

Fantastic Fest 2015: Untangling the <i>Doglegs</i>
Doglegs
Director Heath Cozens on Japan's disabled pro-wrestling league

Sept. 25, 2015

Fantastic Fest 2015: <i>February</i>
February
Baby, it’s cold outside. Could it be … Satan?!

Sept. 25, 2015

Fantastic Fest 2015: <i>Yakuza Apocalypse</i>
Yakuza Apocalypse
Miike’s vampiric gangster film features gore and Keroppi

Sept. 25, 2015

Fantastic Fest 2015: <i>Demon</i>
Demon
Polish ghost story comes wrapped in tragedy

Sept. 25, 2015

Fantastic Fest 2015: <i>The Lobster</i>
The Lobster
Being alone sucks, but it's better than being a lobster

Sept. 25, 2015

Fantastic Fest 2015: Tim League Speaks!
Tim League Speaks!
Hot tips and the inside spill, plus Kurt Russell!

Sept. 24, 2015

Following the Fantastic Owen Egerton
Following the Fantastic Owen Egerton
Local Renaissance man premieres his feature debut

Sept. 24, 2015

The Art of Shock and Horror
The Art of Shock and Horror
Nicolas Winding Refn on his new book of classic film exploitation posters

Sept. 24, 2015

<i>Darling</i> Mickey
Darling Mickey
Prolific director Mickey Keating dials in to the Sixties

Sept. 24, 2015

DVDanger: Fantastic Fest Rewind
DVDanger: Fantastic Fest Rewind
Before the deluge, a 2014 flashback

Sept. 23, 2015

Fantastic Fest Cancels Aerial Hog Hunt
Fantastic Fest Cancels Aerial Hog Hunt
Co-founder Tim League pulls the plug

Sept. 17, 2015

Fantastic Fest Unleashes Final Wave
Fantastic Fest Unleashes Final Wave
New films from Charlie Kaufman and Owen Egerton join fest

Sept. 9, 2015

Fantastic Arcade Announces Second Wave of Games
Fantastic Arcade's 2nd Wave
Tournaments, parties, and more interactive strangeness

Aug. 31, 2015

Fantastic Fest Wave 2: <i>The Martian</i>, <i>The Witch</i>, and More
Fantastic Fest Snags The Martian
New Ridley Scott flick, plus dozens more added to fest

Aug. 26, 2015

Fantastic Fest Gets Arty
Fantastic Fest Gets Arty
First titles, plus Nicolas Winding Refn on exploitation

July 30, 2015

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