FESTIVALS

Fantastic Fest 2018

September 20-27, 2018
Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar
www.fantasticfest.com

Horror. Fantasy. Sci-fi. Action. Check one, or check all. The largest genre film festival in the U.S., Fantastic Fest has something for everyone – well, except, maybe, for the faint of heart.

<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 knock-outs

Sept. 22, 2018

Fantastic Fest Q&A: Josh Ethier
FF 2018: "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: 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: 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

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

DVDanger: <i>Brawl in Cell Block 99</i>
Brawl in Cell Block 99
Vince Vaughn and Udo Kier on being the heavy

Oct. 15, 2017

Assessing This Year's Tumultuous Fantastic Fest
Assessing This Year's Tumultuous Fantastic Fest
Notes from the subdued chaos at the Drafthouse

Oct. 5, 2017

Fantastic Fest Review: “World of Tomorrow: Episode Two – The Burden of Other People’s Thoughts”
Fantastic Fest Review: “World of Tomorrow: Episode Two – The Burden of Other People’s Thoughts”
Don Hertzfeldt's signature stick figures are plump with ideas

Sept. 30, 2017

Fantastic Fest Review: <i>Blade of the Immortal</i>
Fantastic Fest Review: Blade of the Immortal
Director Takashi Miike slices and dices a manga favorite

Sept. 30, 2017

Fantastic Fest Review: <i>Mary and the Witch's Flower</i>
Fantastic Fest Review: Mary and the Witch's Flower
Ghibli alums stick to the formula for magical tale

Sept. 30, 2017

Fantastic Fest Review: <i>Junk Head</i>
Fantastic Fest Review: Junk Head
Visionary stop motion joy from Japan

Sept. 30, 2017

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