Monthly Archives: October 2017

Ithaca Fantastik 2017 Announces Full Line-Up!

The Ithaca Fantastik festival is back for it’s sixth year, running November 3-12. The film, art, and music festival aims to bring the best of fantastic culture to upstate NY by with a selection of international films, community organized concerts, and diverse art exhibitions. As per their press release, it’s going to be an astonishing

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Misery Loves Company – A Review of ‘Poor Agnes’

“I’m sorry, I don’t like you. You’re unlikable.” To fully understand  the clear disdain that Agnes (Lora Burke) has for humanity, look no further than the contents of her freezer. She has little use for others aside from killing them. But then private investigator Mike (Robert Notman) arrives at her door. He’s looking into the

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‘1974’ – A Brooklyn Horror Film Festival Review

“I don’t want them to come any more. I don’t want to dream about them again.” Newlyweds Altair (Diana Bovio) and Manuel (Rolando Breme) playfully document the start of their lives together in a new home with a Super-8 camera. Their marital bliss does not last as strange occurrences start to occur. A mysterious toy neither recognizes

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Brooklyn Horror Film Festival Mini Reviews

Our last two reviews for the Brooklyn Horror Film Festival will be two short ones. Overall, the everyone in the festival should commend themselves for running such an impressive event with some truly great programming. I’m already looking forward to what they do next year. But for now… Graham Skipper‘s Sequence Break offers a fun premise with

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‘Get My Gun’ – A Brooklyn Horror Film Festival Review

“You have a wife and two kids.” Dressed as a nun and armed with a shotgun, Amanda (Kate Hoffman) confronts the man (William Jousset) who raped her. He pleads for his life, but Amanda is undeterred. The events that lead up to this confrontation then come into focus. Amanda was a hotel maid who made the mistake

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‘Cold Hell’ – A Brooklyn Horror Film Festival Review

“You’re only good at throwing punches and taking hits.” Taxi driver Özge (Violetta Schurawlow) sees the best and worst Vienna has to offer on a nightly basis, but nothing that prepares her for witnessing the grisly aftermath of her neighbor’s murder. She catches a glimpse of the killer (Sammy Sheik) and, unlucky for her, he catches

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‘Rift’ – A Brooklyn Horror Film Festival Review

“People sometimes see things out there.” In the middle of the night, Gunnar (Björn Stefánsson) receives a concerning phone call from his ex-boyfriend Einar (Sigurður Þór Óskarsson). He quickly leaves the comforts of his new life and boyfriend to see to Einar, who is staying in a remote but scenic cabin. Einar has always been

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Brooklyn Horror Film Festival Watch List

The Brooklyn Horror Film Festival kicked off yesterday and we’re in for a marathon weekend of film watching. As such is life, there’s never enough time to watch everything we’d like and many hard choices had to be made. With that in mind, here’s our itinerary for the weekend with synopses provided by the festival. RIFT

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Talking Vaginas with Mary Angelica Molina – An Interview

Talking Vaginas with Mary Angelica Molina – An Interview   The film pitch for Valentina is undeniably intriguing: It’s the summer of 2025, and global warming has caused temperatures to skyrocket. Valentina is a middle-aged Latina, obsessed with her own personal hygiene. She channels this fastidiousness into her job as a cleaning lady, making her

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