Fantastic Fest 2020

September 24-Oct. 8, 2020

The leading genre fest is taking a year off from its bacchanalian celebration of all films weird, horrifying, and hilarious. Instead, it's offering an online extravaganza of oddities and bizarreness, all streaming for free. Badges? We don't need no stinking badges, just an RSVP.

Fantastic Fest Review: <i>The Old Man Movie</i>
Review: The Old Man Movie
Ever wonder where your milk comes from? Don't. Seriously.

Oct. 7, 2020

Fantastic Fest Review: <i>The Queen of Black Magic</i>
Review: The Queen of Black Magic
Indonesian horror is stomach-churning and gut-wrenching

Oct. 2, 2020

Fantastic Fest Review: <i>How To Deter A Robber</i>
Review: How To Deter A Robber
Holiday home invasion comedy puts family first

Oct. 2, 2020

Fantastic Fest Review: <i>Bloodthirsty</i>
Review: Bloodthirsty
Canadian werewolf tale finds the monster within the artist

Oct. 2, 2020

Fantastic Fest Review: <i>Laughter</i>
Review: Laughter
Hurt and healing in this French-Canadian post-civil war drama

Oct. 2, 2020

Fantastic Fest Interview: Jim Cummings Hunts <i>The Wolf of Snow Hollow</i>
Interview: The Wolf of Snow Hollow
The actor and director talks bloody myths and drive-in premieres

Sept. 30, 2020

Fantastic Fest Review: <i>Teddy</i>
Review: Teddy
French werewolf comedy has a tragic bite

Sept. 28, 2020

Fantastic Fest Interview: <i>The Boy Behind the Door</i>
Interview: The Boy Behind the Door
David Charbonier and Justin Powell on their dark thriller

Sept. 27, 2020

Fantastic Fest Interview: <i>Girl</i>
Interview: Girl
Writer/director/star Chad Faust heads into the dead heartlands

Sept. 24, 2020

Fantastic Fest: The Creatures of the Night Make Beautiful Music in <i>Bloodthirsty</i>
Interview: Bloodthirsty
Director Amelia Moses on the allure of the werewolf

Sept. 24, 2020

Brea Grant, Modern Scream Queen
Interview: the Stylist
The Stylist star, 12 Hour Shift director, and UT grad becomes a powerhouse of horror

Sept. 24, 2020

<i>How to Deter a Robber</i> ... Politely
Interview: How to Deter a Robber
Writer/director Maria Bissell welcomes you to Wisconsin

Sept. 24, 2020

Fantastic Fest Returns to Celebrate Itself
Fantastic Fest Returns to Celebrate Itself
Global genre gathering announces streaming lineup

Sept. 10, 2020

Fantastic Fest Canceled For 2020
Fantastic Fest Canceled For 2020
Alamo's genre festival hopes to be back in 2021

July 7, 2020

Previous Fantastic Fest coverage:
2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011

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