FESTIVALS

Fantastic Fest 2018

Sept. 20-27

Jonah Hill Goes Back to the <i>Mid90s</i>
FF 2018 Interview: Mid90s
Director's debut is a film he can stand by

Oct. 24, 2018

Into the Night With Joe Taslim and Timo Tjahjanto
FF 2018 Interview: The Night Comes For Us
Indonesian action flick The Night Comes For Us pulls no punches

Oct. 19, 2018

Fantastic Fest: The Final Chron of Us
Fantastic Fest: The Final Chron of Us
Looking back on the fest's highs and lows

Oct. 3, 2018

Fantastic Fest Review: <i>Bad Times at the El Royale</i>
FF 2018: Bad Times at the El Royale
Was it good times for the Fantastic Fest closing film?

Oct. 3, 2018

Fantastic Fest Review: <i>Destroyer</i>
FF 20118: Destroyer
Nicole Kidman never lands a body blow in this hard-hitting noir

Oct. 1, 2018

Fantastic Fest Review: <i>Climax</i>
FF 2018: Climax
Gaspar Noé gets sticky on the dance floor

Sept. 28, 2018

<i>Chron of Us</i>: Fantastic Fest Day 7
Chron of Us: Fantastic Fest Day 7
The festival may be over, but the podcasts keep coming

Sept. 28, 2018

Fantastic Fest Interview: Jeremy Saulnier and Macon Blair on <i>Hold the Dark</i>
FF 2018 Interview: Hold the Dark
Blood and snow in one of Netflix's rare theatrical releases

Sept. 28, 2018

Fantastic Fest Review: <i>Under the Silver Lake</i>
FF 2018: Under the Silver Lake
Fantastically ambitious love letter to Tinsel Town

Sept. 27, 2018

<i>Chron of Us</i>: Fantastic Fest Day 6
Chron of Us: Fantastic Fest Day 6
Our daily podcast from the fest gets musical for a change

Sept. 26, 2018

Fantastic Fest Review: <i>One Cut of the Dead</i>
FF 20118: One Cut of the Dead
Japanese no-budget horror becomes an unexpected must-see

Sept. 26, 2018

Fantastic Fest Review: <i>Cam</i>
FF 2018: Cam
Sex-positive techno thriller tackles online identity

Sept. 26, 2018

Fantastic Fest Review: <i>Werewolf</i>
FF 2018: Werewolf
Concentration camp survival horror is more tender than it seems

Sept. 26, 2018

Fantastic Fest: <i>Starfish</i> Clings to Grief
FF 2018 Interview: Starfish
Writer/director AT White on how his own loss shaped his film

Sept. 26, 2018

Fantastic Fest Review: <i>The Perfection</i>
FF 2018: The Perfection
Allison Williams hits all the right notes in this musical black comedy

Sept. 26, 2018

<i>Donnybrook</i>, <i>In Fabric</i> Top Fantastic Fest Awards
Fantastic Fest Awards Announced
Plus Danish thriller Holiday sweeps Next Wave category

Sept. 25, 2018

Fantastic Fest Review: <i>Mid90s</i>
FF 2018: Mid90s
Jonah Hill's surprising debut is best at its quietest

Sept. 25, 2018

<i>Chron of Us</i>: Fantastic Fest Day 5
Chron of Us: Fantastic Fest Day 5
Live from the fest with our daily podcast

Sept. 25, 2018

Fantastic Fest Review: <i>After the Screaming Stops</i>
FF 20118: After the Screaming Stops
Discarded pop star siblings make unlikely but fascinating stars

Sept. 25, 2018

<i>Chron of Us</i>: Fantastic Fest Day 4
Chron of Us: Fantastic Fest Day 4
Suspiria gets a secret screening, and more reviews

Sept. 24, 2018

Fantastic Fest Review: <i>Holiday</i>
FF 2018: Holiday
Grueling Danish drama elicits unlikely sympathies

Sept. 24, 2018

Fantastic Fest Interview: <i>Tumbbad</i> Brings Horror to India
FF 2018 Interview: Tumbbad
Co-director Adesh Prasad on making a first for the nation

Sept. 24, 2018

Fantastic Fest Review: <i>Suspiria</i>
FF 2018: Suspiria
Horror remake takes fest secret screening slot

Sept. 24, 2018

PHOTOS: Halloween Red Carpet at Fantastic Fest
Photos by John Anderson

Mon., Sept. 24, 2018

Fantastic Fest Review: <i>Overlord</i>
FF 20118: Overlord
J.J. Abrams enters the surprisingly deep zombie Nazi genre

Sept. 24, 2018

<i>Chron of Us</i>: Fantastic Fest Day 3
Chron of Us: Fantastic Fest Day 3
More news and reviews from Fantastic Fest in our daily podcast

Sept. 23, 2018

Fantastic Fest Review: <i>Hold the Dark</i>
FF 20118: Hold the Dark
Humanity's animal instincts in Netflix's Alaskan Western

Sept. 23, 2018

Fantastic Fest Review: <i>Border</i>
FF 2018: Border
The pain and joy of being other

Sept. 22, 2018

<i>Chron of Us</i>: Fantastic Fest Day 2
Chron of Us: Fantastic Fest Day 2
Download our second report from the genre festival

Sept. 22, 2018

Fantastic Fest Review: <i>The Quake</i>
FF 2018: The Quake
Sequel to The Wave goes insane with the tension

Sept. 22, 2018

Fantastic Fest Review: <i>Burning</i>
FF 2018: Burning
Another astounding addition to Korea's rich revenge legacy

Sept. 22, 2018

Fantastic Fest Review: <i>Donnybrook</i>
FF 2018: Donnybrook
Bare-knuckle boxing drama lands punches but no knockouts

Sept. 22, 2018

Fantastic Fest Q&A: Josh Ethier
FF 2018 Interview: "Gutter"
Indie horror's go-to editor on his directorial debut

Sept. 22, 2018

Fantastic Fest Review: <i>You Might Be the Killer</i>
FF 2018: You Might Be the Killer
Fran Kranz and Alyson Hannigan take on serial killer tropes

Sept. 22, 2018

Fantastic Fest Review: <i>The Wind</i>
FF 2018: The Wind
Survival horror with a frontier feminist twist

Sept. 21, 2018

Fantastic Fest Review: <i>In Fabric</i>
FF 2018: In Fabric
Definitely say yes to this dress

Sept. 21, 2018

<i>Chron of Us</i>: Fantastic Fest Day 1
Chron of Us: Fantastic Fest Day 1
Download our podcast for reviews of Halloween and more

Sept. 21, 2018

Fantastic Fest Review: <i>Halloween</i>
FF 2018: Halloween
Does the sequel that ignores all the other sequels work?

Sept. 21, 2018

Fantastic Fest Review: <i>The Man Who Killed Don Quixote</i>
FF 2018: The Man Who Killed Don Quixote
Was it worth the wait for Terry Gilliam's fools' errand?

Sept. 21, 2018

Fantastic Fest Interview: A <i>Piercing</i> Conversation With Nicolas Pesce
FF 2018 Interview: Nicolas Pesce on Piercing
Why are we all so attracted to serial killers?

Sept. 20, 2018

Fantastic Fest Interview: Jim Hosking Spends <i>An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn</i>
FF 2018 Interview: An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn
British filmmaker goes from greasy weirdness to oddball rom-com

Sept. 20, 2018

Faith and Fear at Fantastic Fest
Faith and Fear at Fantastic Fest
Action director Gareth Evans returns to Wales for the chilling Apostle

Sept. 20, 2018

Fantastic Fest Film Depicts Militias With a Hair Trigger
Militias With a Hair Trigger
When rugged individualism goes wrong in The Standoff at Sparrow Creek

Sept. 20, 2018

Subverting Expectations at Fantastic Fest With <i>Ladyworld</i>
Subverting Expectations
Female-fronted film prepares for a #MeToo backlash

Sept. 20, 2018

Five Films Not to Miss at Fantastic Fest
Five Films Not to Miss at Fantastic Fest
2018 is the year of the woman

Sept. 20, 2018

Five More Films Not to Miss at Fantastic Fest
Five More Films Not to Miss at Fantastic Fest
Wildernesses, Lovecraft, Whedon Alumni

Sept. 20, 2018

Fantastic Fest Preview: <i>Austin Chronicle</i> in Your Ears
FF Preview: Austin Chronicle in Your Ears
Tune in for daily podcasts across Fantastic Fest

Sept. 19, 2018

Fantastic Fest Adds Last Two Titles
Fantastic Fest Adds Last Two Titles
Follow-up to FF fave The Lure joins list

Sept. 17, 2018

Fantastic Fest Wave Three Crashes Down
Fantastic Fest Wave Three Crashes Down
Music and madness fill festival lineup

Sept. 13, 2018

The Night He Came to Fantastic Fest
The Night He Came to Fantastic Fest
Genre fest announces Halloween for opening night

Aug. 22, 2018

They're Here! Fantastic Fest Wave One Arrives
First Fantastic Fest 2018 Titles
Overlord, Apostle headline fest opening salvo

July 31, 2018

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