FESTIVALS

Fantastic Fest 2017

September 21-28, 2017
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.

DVDanger: <i>Brawl in Cell Block 99</i>
DVDanger: 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

Fantastic Fest Review: <i>1%</i>
Fantastic Fest Review: 1%
Australian biker drama outruns Sons of Anarchy comparisons

Sept. 28, 2017

Fantastic Fest Review: <i>The Endless</i>
Fantastic Fest Review: The Endless
Spring team head on a familiar but reinvented roadtrip

Sept. 28, 2017

Fantastic Fest Interview: <i>Applecart</i>
Fantastic Fest Interview: Applecart
Into the woods with the media satire horror flick

Sept. 27, 2017

Fantastic Fest Review: <i>Cold Hell</i>
Fantastic Fest Review: Cold Hell
Austrian thriller features kickass heroine

Sept. 25, 2017

Fantastic Fest Review: <i>The Cured</i>
Fantastic Fest Review: The Cured
Grief, guilt, and terrorism explored in Irish zombie drama

Sept. 25, 2017

Fantastic Fest Review: <i>Wheelman</i>
Fantastic Fest Review: Wheelman
Frank Grillo drives through the night

Sept. 25, 2017

Fantastic Fest Review: <i>My Friend Dahmer</i>
Fantastic Fest Review: My Friend Dahmer
Portrait of the serial killer as a young man

Sept. 25, 2017

Fantastic Fest Review: <i>Thelma</i>
Fantastic Fest Review: Thelma
Grappling with faith, sexuality, and powers in Norway

Sept. 22, 2017

Fantastic Fest Review: <i>Thoroughbreds</i>
Fantastic Fest Review: Thoroughbreds
Parlor games turn bloody in dark comedy

Sept. 22, 2017

Fantastic Fest Interview: <i>Haunters: The Art of the Scare</i>
Fantastic Fest Interview: Haunters: The Art of the Scare
Director Jon Schnitzer talks Halloween haunts and the new extreme

Sept. 22, 2017

Fantastic Fest 2017 Preview
Fantastic Fest 2017 Preview
The show must go on

Sept. 21, 2017

<i>Super Dark Times</i>
Super Dark Times
Fantastic Fest 2017 preview

Sept. 21, 2017

<i>Anna and the Apocalypse</i>
Anna and the Apocalypse
Fantastic Fest 2017 preview

Sept. 21, 2017

<i>Rabbit</i>
Rabbit
Fantastic Fest 2017 preview

Sept. 21, 2017

The Trouble at Fantastic Fest
The Trouble at Fantastic Fest
Devin Faraci’s rehiring and subsequent resignation casts shadow over film fest

Sept. 21, 2017

Drafthouse in Hot Water Again Over Association With Devin Faraci
Drafthouse in Hot Water Again Over Association With Devin Faraci
Update: Faraci resigns, company to begin employee outreach

Sept. 13, 2017

Fantastic Fest Fills the Card
Fantastic Fest Fills the Card
Massive list includes closing night film

Sept. 5, 2017

Fantastic Fest First Wave Hits Hard
Fantastic Fest First Wave Hits Hard
Stephen King adaptations, Arabic cinema, and Three Billboards

Aug. 8, 2017

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

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