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fantastic fest 2013 Updated: Fantastic Fest Trailers Reveal Some of This Years Craziest Movies

Update: We’ve added over a half-dozen more trailers below.

An entire police force turned into children by antiaging gas. A documentary narrated by David Cronenberg about the illegal organ trade. A gang of thieves face off against a coven of witches. New movies from the directors of Murder Party, Rabies, Waltz with Bashir, Kill List, Sin City, Not Quite Hollywood and Cold Fish all in one… Continue reading Updated: Fantastic Fest Trailers Reveal Some of This Year's Craziest Movies

The Toronto International Film Festival of 2012 is officially over and while we had a great time and saw a lot of different movies, it was definitely a far more bittersweet experience than past years, maybe because we didn’t feel there was an Up in the Air or No Country for Old Men or Slumdog Millionaire or 127 Hours in the bunch – a movie that’s guaranteed to be… Continue reading Toronto Film Festival 2012 Wrap-Up and 'Best of the Fest'

With the Sundance Film Festival drawing to a close, it’s time to reflect on the best movies that your friendly Moviefone staffers saw at the very-crowded film fest. Of the seven films that we were looking forward to seeing, we did get to watch five. Of those five, three are on this list. (Sorry, Red Lights and John Dies at the End.) Ahead, the best of the fest.


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sundance2012logo Sundance in 60 Seconds: Worlds Only “Purely Independent” Fest; Reactions to Opening Night World Premieres

Who’s Independent Now?: A winter storm warning is in effect for Park City, Utah, but four inches of snow did not affect the first day of the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. In the opening press conference, Robert Redford declared: “This is the only festival that I know about in the world that is purely independent,” raising more than a few eyebrows. Film… Continue reading Sundance in 60 Seconds: World's Only “Purely Independent” Fest; Reactions to Opening Night World Premieres

fantastic fest 2011 poster Fantastic Fest 2011: The Big Fat Wrap Up

We cover film festivals of all shapes and sizes, but one of our personal favorites is (of course) Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas. Run by the wonderful folks at the Alamo Drafthouse, and supported by sponsors like our very own sister site Fandango, Fantastic Fest is a week-long cornucopia of love and affection for not only international genre films, but also the people who create and… Continue reading Fantastic Fest 2011: The Big Fat Wrap-Up