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Fantasia International Film Festival Review: NUMBER 37

Number 37

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, so they say. In this instance, you have writer-director Nosipho Dumisa pay homage to Hitchcock’s Rear Window. A gripping tale of desperation born out of a series of unfortunate but seemingly unavoidable events. Number 37 played at this Fantasia International Film Festival 2018 The…

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Simon Rumley Hits The Screens With His Truly Unsettling, Atmospheric Horror, “FASHIONISTA”    Fantasia Festival 2017 Review Prior to “Fashionista”, many will be familiar with Rumley due to his 2010 thriller “Red, White & Blue”, which received relative success on the horror focused film festival circuits. His other efforts since…

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Fans of female led assassin movies such as “Kill Bill”, “Nikita”, should really pay attention to “The Villainess”. Fantasia Festival 2017 Review “The Villainess” It has been a long time since we have seen anything quite this good with respect this area of the genre. South Korean action/thriller fans will…

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Rage-Filled Luchador, Organ Harvesting, Swastika Tattoos and Fish Tacos. Welcome to Ryan Prows’ LOWLIFE FANTASIA FESTIVAL 2017 REVIEW In the opening scenes of Ryan Prows’ LOWLIFE, motel worker, Crystal tries to stop what looks like an abduction of illegal immigrants. It only takes minutes to set the tone for the…

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Fantasia Festival Screened new Japanese horror/thriller CREEPY   The new feature  from Kiyoshi Kurosawa, the director of Japanese horror hit PULSE Japan is home to some of the most fucked up movies on the planet. It don’t matter what genre we have, Japan can do crazy with just about anything. Creepy tells…

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Some Freaks had its world premiere at this year’s Fantasia International Film Festival. The director and star kindly took the time to answer some of my questions about their important coming of age comedy/drama  First answers from writer/director Ian MacAllister McDonald   1: This is your first feature length, tell…

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New To Netflix U.S, Disturbing French Serial-Killer Flick, Cruel

Cruel was on Moviehooker’s list for review when I was covering Fantasia International Film Festival a few months back. Unfortunately, I had some problems with the screener I received so I was unable to review it at that time. I found Cruel hidden in the foreign new releases on Netflix U.S…

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Fantasia Festival Review – Ojuju

There is just some films that you feel that you have to watch. You have to have huge respect for any filmmaker making a genre movie that has never been attempted before in their country. This is exactly what we have with Ojuju – Nigeria’s first ever zombie production At the…

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