One of the most visually provocative films I witnessed at FANTASIA was Graham Skipper’s SEQUENCE BREAK, the story of boy meets girl, boy ignores girl for arcade game, arcade game has sex with boy, arcade game has sex with girl, boy…. well, I don’t want to ruin it. But seriously, there is some weird shoit
Interview/Review by Bears Fonte Kasra Farahani has made a horror film about life under Trump. Trump is not really a character in the film, but his campaign and the resentment he stirs up menaces over the TILT in much the same way the lead character looms over the sleeping homeless man in the still above.
Review by Bears Fonte Are we nostalgic about the 90’s now? I guess if Kevin Philips’ debut thriller SUPER DARK TIMES is any indication, break out the Skechers and flannel. Set at the moment you leave childhood behind and enter the shadowy unknown of adulthood, this intense slowburn film, stars Charlie Tahan and Owen Campbell
By Bears Fonte Two of the films from Fantasia that left the strongest impression were both comedies for continental Europe, Denmark’s DAN DREAM and The Netherlands’ RON GOOSSENS, LOW BUDGET STUNTMEN. I honestly have no idea if either of those nations have a history of comedy but both films proved adept in creating powerful, layered
Interview/Review By Bears Fonte One of the most enjoyable films I’ve seen thus far at FANTASIA is the cabin-in-the-woods meets zombie-comedy meets coming-of-age film DEAD SHACK. Directed by Peter Ricq and written by Ricq, Davila LeBlanc, and Philippe Ivanusic, the film stars Lauren Holly as a leather clad biker chick who lives out in the
By Bears Fonte HOUSE OF THE DISAPPEARED is the kind of film that could be ruined by a review. The set-up is fantastic, the acting, the cinematography all first rate, but what truly makes Dae-Woong Lim’s ghost story spectacular is the way it all comes together in the end. Yunjin Kim (LOST’s Sun) plays Mi-Hee,
Review by Bears Fonte The buddy cop movie, a staple of US cinemas in the '80s and '90s, is alive and well in Korea, only it arrives with a little more seriousness and a lot more hand to hand combat. Kim Sung-hoon’s CONFIDENTIAL ASSIGNMENT forces a North Korean detective Im Cheol-ryung (Hyun Bin) to team