Every year in Austin, Texas, the Alamo Drafthouse holds Fantastic Fest, a celebration of all things wild, weird, and wonderful in worldwide genre cinema. Most of these movies feature one or more of the following: animal cruelty, full-frontal nudity, fountains of blood and some kind of weird Japanese business. (If it’s missing one or more of these elements, then… Continue reading Fantastic Fest 2014: Ranking All the Movies We Saw at This Year's Festival
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You gotta love Fantastic Fest. Not only do they celebrate some of the world’s best new genre movies every year during their annual September film festival at the Alamo Drafthouse cinema in Austin, Texas, but they do so in the most creatively engaging ways possible. One of the things that separates this festival from all the rest is the lengths they go to strengthen… Continue reading Fantastic Fest: Is This the Most Disgusting Thing Ever Handed Out After a Movie Screening?
Pictured above: Fandango’s Alicia Malone pitches a role for herself in the John Wick sequel as a villain called Red Fury. Star Keanu Reeves looks pretty terrified.
Pictured below: Our good friend (and movie poster connoisseur) Germain Lussier Instagrams his way through the first day of the first annual MondoCon, a two-day event spun off from Fantastic Fest featuring Mondo posters, artists, panels and more.
Sometimes, being a horror fan means bringing a lot of qualifications into your love of the genre. You start saying things like “That was good…for a stupid, bloody slasher movie.” You embrace pleasant surprises and sing the praises of films that even slightly tray outside of the rigid templates that have been in place for decades. Horror buffs know when to shrug off a… Continue reading Fantastic Fest: 'The Babadook' and 'It Follows' Make the Scariest Double Feature of 2014
The Important News
Deadpool is finally happening! Zoolander 2 is finally happening! The Girl Who Played with Fire and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest remakes are still happening!
The remake of I Saw the Devil suddenly became really promising. The King Kong prequel Skull Island also got a promising director and star.
Jason Bourne is finally returning, but so is his legacy. The Griswolds are officially returning to Walley World.