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Harris Dickinson Goes to Hollywood

If you passed Harris Dickinson on the street you would never guess that so many people have seen him naked. He’s a fair-skinned, freckled young man, tall and sweet-faced with a gentleness about him that makes you want to talk to him. He obliges you with an awkward, but assured friendless that endears him to

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Fantastic Fest 2017 Announces Final Wave of Programming!

And here it is 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 – celebrates its 13th year, running from Sept 21-28, 2017. Yesterday released their second and final wave of programming, with many surprises and some heavy-hitters. Head over

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Fantastic Fest 2017 Announces First Wave of Programming!

It begins! 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 – celebrates its 13th year, running from Sept 21-28, 2017. Year after year, they introduce brave and unique films unlike anything you’d see at your local multiplex (unless your

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This Week of Horror – October 1-7, 2016

This Week of Horror – October 1-7, 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) Jordan Peele goes horror Jordan Peele, one half of the hilarious duo behind Key & Peele takes a stab at horror with his

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Fantastic Fest 2016 Wrap-up

Fantastic Fest 2016 Wrap-up Like Boyz II Men sang, “It’s Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday.” In our case, it’s hard to say goodbye to all of last week. Fantastic Fest concluded on September 29th and we’re just a little sadder for it. All our coverage can be found here, but we wanted to take this

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‘Elle’ – A Fantastic Fest 2016 Review

Elle – A Fantastic Fest 2016 Review Challenging films often pay off in ways that you can expect. You go into a film thinking that the subject matter will be titillating, even shocking, and you walk out with a sense of relief in knowing that you got exactly what you bargained for. That is not

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Fantastic Fest Mini-Reviews – Part 3

Not every film can get an in-depth review, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have anything to say. Here are some more thoughts from screenings we attended. The Autopsy of Jane Doe is the English-language feature debut of André Øvredal (who wrote and directed 2010’s Troll Hunter). Much like The Void (reviewed here), this film was a

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‘Colossal’ – A Fantastic Fest 2016 Review

When you go to Fantastic Fest you expect to see a few films that surprise you. You’re never disappointed, but there are always those two, three, even five movies that you just can’t stop thinking and talking about after you leave. They capture the stories that you kind of fall in love with. This year, one of those films was Colossal.

Fantastic Fest Mini-Reviews – Part 2

Not every film can get an in-depth review, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have anything to say. Here are some more thoughts from screenings we attended. The Lure is a Polish horror musical about mermaids and it pains me to say it isn’t as enjoyable as that discription promises. Gold and Silver,  mermaid sisters, come

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‘Fashionista’ – A Fantastic Fest 2016 Review

Fashionista – A Fantastic Fest 2016 Review Fashionista is a hypnotic exploration of identity and transformation written and directed by Simon Rumley. The narrative focuses on vintage clothing shop owners April (Amanda Fuller) and Eric (Ethan Embry), whose marriage is tested when April begins to suspect her husband of having an affair. After her suspicions are

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