Fantasia 2019: ‘Harpoon’ is Twisty, Witty, and Pretty Gross

‘Harpoon,’ an official selection of Fantasia Fest 2019, strands three friends in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean with only their dark secrets surfacing.

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Fantasia 2019: In ‘Homewrecker,’ Being Polite Will Kill You

‘Homewrecker’ draws a horrifying picture of what happens between two women when common courtesy overrides obvious behavioral red flags.

Fantasia 2019: ‘Blood and Flesh’ Smash Cuts From Memoir to Memorial

‘Blood and Flesh: The Reel Life and Ghastly Death of Al Adamson,’ an official Fantasia 2019 selection, tells the infamous director’s story.

Fantasia 2019: ‘Sator’ is Gorgeous, Affecting, and Quietly Frightening

Five years in the making, the Fantasia Fest selection, ‘Sator,’ brings a quiet mental horror into stark realization in the California forest.

Fantasia 2019 Review: The Witch Next Door In ‘The Wretched’

‘The Wretched,’ an official Fantasia 2019 selection, is an evocative film, unafraid to wave its witchiness in the viewer’s face.

Fantasia 2019: ‘Satanic Panic’ Does Horror-Comedy Right

‘Satanic Panic,’ an official selection of Fantasia 2019, is one of the best horror-comedy films of the last twenty years.

Fantasia 2019: ‘Sadako’ Trips On Its Way Back to the Well

Fantasia Fest’s opening film, ‘Sadako,’ brings director Hideo Nakata back to the ‘Ringu’ franchise, but doesn’t provide much in the way of fright.

Cinepocalypse Review: Gigi Saul Guerrero’s ‘Culture Shock’ Is An American Nightmare

Gigi Saul Guerrero’s feature debut, ‘Culture Shock,’ is a terrifying look at immigration, which recently premiered at the Cinepocalypse Film Fest.

Cinepocalypse Review: ‘Kindred Spirits’ Gets Under Your Skin

Lucky McKee’s suburban horror movie, ‘Kindred Spirits,’ brings an ominous air of murderous psychodrama to the Cinepocalypse Film Fest.

Cinepocalypse Review: Animated ‘Attack of the Demons’ Falters on Script

Cinepocalypse selection ‘Attack of the Demons’ uses a fascinating animation technique, but the story doesn’t quite hit its intended target audience.

The Canadian Film Fest Offers Two Wildly Different Kinds of Horror

The high-tech horror feature, ‘Creep Nation,’ and the moody short film, ‘The Desolation Prize,’ hit the big screen at the Canadian Film Fest this week.