Category Archives: Issue 8: Fantastic Fest 2016

‘Buster’s Mal Heart’ – A Fantastic Fest 2016 Review

Buster’s Mal Heart – A Fantastic Fest 2016 Review A mountain man evades authorities and survives the winter by breaking into empty houses. A fisherman is lost at sea, sending out letters in bottles with hopes they reach the shore. And a family man works night shifts at a hotel, living with his wife’s parents

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‘The Arrival’ – A Fantastic Fest 2016 Review

I’m just going to come out and say it right away: The Arrival is one of those movies that make me remember why I love going to the movies. That’s been said before about a lot of movies, each time valid for the writer. But these types of movies don’t come around very often, especially

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‘Safe Neighborhood’ – A Fantastic Fest 2016 Review

Safe Neighborhood – A Fantastic Fest 2016 Review   12-year old Luke (Levi Miller) is in love with his babysitter, Ashley (Oliva DeJonge). He holds out hope they can overcome the 5-year age gap between them, but time is running out because she’s set to move away in a few days. When his parents (played

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Fantastic Fest 2016 Announces More Films!

Fantastic Fest 2016 Announces More Films We are just days away from the start of Fantastic Fest – the largest genre film festival in the US, specializing in horror, fantasy, sci-fi, action and just plain fantastic movies from all around the world – and they have a few late additions to an already impressive line-up. According the

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Salute Your Fantastic Fest Shorts!

Fantastic Fest 2016 Announces Short Film Programming No Fantastic Fest would be complete with some awesome short films showing at the festival. With just ten days left to go and the full feature line-up announced, the Alamo Drafthouse has announced their line: According the Alamo Drafthouse: Curated by veteran festival programmer Peter Kuplowsky, the 41 film lineup includes the

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This Week of Horror – September 3-9, 2016

This Week of Horror – September 3-9, 2016 Welcome back to The Ink & Code’s weekly round-up of all exciting things in the world of horror! Prepare to open your minds and open your wallets. 1) Alamo Drafthouse gets a “Satanic Panic Room” Escape Room On the heals of announcing their final wave of programming, Alamo

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Fantastic Fest 2016 Announces Third Wave of Programming!

Fantastic Fest 2016 Announces Second Wave of Programming Somehow, even after the huge announcements of Fantastic Fest’s first and second waves of programming, these wonderful people have topped themselves with numerous show-stoppers in their third and final wave of programming. According the Alamo Drafthouse: Opening the announcement and closing out the festival is the triumphant return of

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Fantastic Fest 2016 Announces Second Wave of Programming!

Fantastic Fest 2016 Announces Second Wave of Programming Following up on the announcement of Fantastic Fest’s first wave of programming, word has just gone out about what else they have in store. It’s a doozy. No, it’s a sit-down-and-take-it-all-in spectacle. According the Alamo Drafthouse: It wouldn’t be Fantastic Fest without some true heavyweights of world cinema

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Fantastic Fest 2016 Announces First Wave of Programming!

Fantastic Fest 2016 Announces First Wave of Programming I’ve been waiting year for this day. Fantastic Fest – the largest genre film festival in the US, specializing in horror, fantasy, sci-fi, action and just plain fantastic movies from all around the world – is a mere 51 days away and the fine folks at the Alamo Drafthouse have

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