So what is It Follows? Think Hideo Nakata’s Ringu, but with chlamydia instead of a VHS tape.
The premise is simple enough, a podcaster (Justin Long) gets trapped by a crazed old man (the delightful Michael Parks), who aims to turn his prisoner into a walrus. Yes, that’s the premise.
all feather boas and furs
all rhinestone and stretch,
telling abortion jokes
Gorgon Video is one of the essential 80s producers of what’s dubbed “horror cheapies,” films that probably didn’t have much of an onset budget beyond craft services and cocaine. Described as a company “focusing on the sub-genre of extreme horror and dark documentaries,” they’re best known for their classic VHS clamshell cases and the Faces of Death series.
Fantastic Fest celebrates its 10th Anniversary with a series of “holy shits” and hell yeah”announcements starting with 80 films including 22 World Premieres