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Turistas is…a Film [Quarantine Retrospective]

While we’re on lockdown, I’ll be working on a series of retrospectives as I watch through my library. Many will be films I love but I may veer into less favorable territory from time to time to keep t...

For The Sake Of Vicious Fantasia Fest 2020 Movie Review

For The Sake Of Vicious Is A Fast Paced Halloween Home Invasion [Fantasia Review]

For The Sake Of Vicious sets its tone from the opening scene, with a masked man wielding a machete in a dingy building full of meat hooks and filthy tarps, an unconscious victim lying at his feet. Pre...

Hunted is an Impressively Nasty Piece of Work [Fantasia Review]

The premise of Hunted is one we’ve seen countless times before; a woman goes to a bar, meets a man who seems nice, and, before she knows it, finds herself abducted and speeding towards certain death w...

Monster Seafood Wars is a Delightfully Goofy Throwback [Fantasia Review]

With a title like Monster Seafood Wars, you pretty much know what you’re in for. And yet, prolific director Minoru Kawasaki’s movie, the script for which he co-wrote with regular collaborator Masakazu...

Who the Heck is Hail to the Deadites For? [Fantasia Review]

Over the past few years, there’s been an unfortunate influx in fan documentaries. By this, I don’t mean fan made films, but rather films about fans. It’s unfortunate because there’s little to be gaine...

Special Actors is a Worthy Successor to One Cut of the Dead [Fantasia Review]

One Cut of the Dead is a tough act to follow. Shin’ichirô Ueda’s lively, gory, and super-meta take on zombie movies and the perils of low budget filmmaking was a massive hit not just in its nati...

A Mermaid in Paris Fantasia Fest 2020 Movie Review

A Mermaid In Paris Is A Bittersweet Siren Song [Fantasia Review]

A Mermaid In Paris, is a multimedia project from writer/director Mathias Malzieu (Jack And The Cuckoo Clock Heart, lead singer of the band Dionysos). In addition to the feature film currently screenin...

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The Curse of Audrey Earnshaw is Mildly Entertaining [Fantasia Review]

​​The Curse of Audrey Earnshaw is set in a devout religious community that, similar to The Village, exists without modern conveniences in spite of the fact it’s actually the early seventies. It&...

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Sleepaway Camp Excels at Being So Bad it’s Good [Retrospective]

Sleepaway Camp is one in a long line of summer camp slashers to see release in the wake of Friday the 13th. But there is one thing that sets it apart from the legion of Friday imitators: It was t...