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Talking ‘Fashionista’ – A Fantastic Fest Interview

Simon Rumley‘s new film Fashionista opens at select Alamo Drafthouse locations and VOD platforms tomorrow, February 9th, 2018 (read our review here). We were fortunate to sit down with Rumley and the cast when the film first premiered at Fantastic Fest for a lively and laughter-filled discussion about the film, its influences, the city of Austin, allergic reactions,

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Giallo, Bushwick Style – A Review of ‘Psychotic!’

A knife-wielding, black-gloved killer is stalking party-goers in the popular Brooklyn neighborhood Bushwick and no one is safe. Like a millennial Summer of Sam, an existential dread lingers over Tim (Derek Gibbons) and Stuart (Maxwell Frey), both of whom have their own shit to deal without having to worry about accidentally buzzing in a serial

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21st Century History Lesson – A Review of ‘The New Radical’

A 3D-printed gun with the electronic file needed to produce it available to everyone in the world is more terrifying than the atomic bomb as the materials are so much more easily obtained. The very concept some would argue the internet was made for, others can just as easily argue for restrictions. It’s scary because

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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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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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Shared Lives – A Review of ‘Indivisible ’

“I had this weird dream. It felt like I sinned. I prayed so I’d feel better.” Conjoined twins Daisy (Marianna Fontana) and Viola (Angela Fontana) financially support their family by singing at local events in their Naples suburbs. Their father Peppe  (Massimiliano Rossi) squirrels away their earnings in a bank account to which he promises they’ll

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Ithaca Fantastik 2017 Announces First Wave of Programming and Retrospective Spotlight!

The Ithaca Fantastik festival is back for it’s sixth year. The ten-day film, art, and music festival (November 3-12) 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. The film line-up is off to a great start with this

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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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