Fantasia 2012 – Top 10 (11) Films of the Festival

I’ve had about one week to marinate on everything that happened during Fantasia 2012. I was no stranger to the festival scene, but in no way was I prepared for a festival the size of Fantasia, particularly the social aspect. I assumed that I would watch 3-4 movies a day and then write up 2-3Continue reading “Fantasia 2012 – Top 10 (11) Films of the Festival”

Fantasia 2012 – Game of Werewolves Review (Matt Hodgson)

Fantasia Film Festival 2012 Game of Werewolves (2012) Starring Gorka Otxoa, Secun de la Rosa, and Carlos Areces Directed by Juan Martinez Moreno The blending of the horror and comedy genres has resulted in some of my favourite films of all-time. From the ridiculous blood bath in Peter Jackson’s Dead Alive to the everyman suburbanContinue reading “Fantasia 2012 – Game of Werewolves Review (Matt Hodgson)”

Fantasia 2012 – Citadel Review (Matt Hodgson)

Fantasia Film Festival 2012 Citadel (2012) Starring Aneurin Barnard, James Cosmo, Wunmi Mosaku, Jake Wilson, and Amy Shiels Directed by Ciaran Foy Citadel is one of the few true horror movies being screened at Fantasia 2012. This doesn’t say anything negative about the programming at Fantasia, but rather draws attention to the crop of horrorContinue reading “Fantasia 2012 – Citadel Review (Matt Hodgson)”

Fantasia 2012 – Black’s Game Review (Matt Hodgson)

Fantasia Film Festival 2012 Black’s Game (2012) Starring Thor Kristjansson, Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson, and Damon Younger Directed by Óskar Thór Axelsson The focus for my Fantasia festival has been horror, animation, and Asian cinema. Therefore, I’m utterly clueless how an Icelandic drug dealing movie worked it’s way into my schedule, but I’m glad it did.Continue reading “Fantasia 2012 – Black’s Game Review (Matt Hodgson)”

Fantasia 2012 – Replicas Review (Matt Hodgson)

Fantasia Film Festival 2012 Replicas (2012) Starring Selma Blair, Josh Close, Rachel Miner, and James D’Arcy Directed by Jeremy Power Regimbal After a brief reviewing hiatus at Fantasia to try and keep my sanity intact, I’m back. For the past few days it has seemed like I’ve been picking the wrong screenings. I’ve seen someContinue reading “Fantasia 2012 – Replicas Review (Matt Hodgson)”