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Nazi dinosaurs! Coked-up Snakes! Hitler wearing hats! Danger 5 is the ultimate in absurdist comedy.
The creators of NEW KIDS TURBO have made their most mature film yet, but don’t worry - it’s still really immature.
Canadians make fun of Italians in this horror spoof.
Scorekeeper takes a look at the scores of Fantastic Fest.
NIGHTCRAWLER and the closing night party!
Including a special Fantastic Fest edition of BMD.
OPEN WINDOWS, Doug Benson's Movie Interruption, Karaoke Apocalypse and more!
THE GUEST, AUTOMATA, Maltin's Game, The Meltdown and more!
A really grim and sexy feel-bad movie, just the way Britt likes it.
Machine guns, the Fantastic Feud and the 2014 Fantastic Awards!
Nacho's shorts compilation, HORNS, the barbecue run, Nerd Rap and more!
A vampire who must dance to stay alive must finally face the music.
The shotgun adventure, BUGSY MALONE in 35mm, Nicolas Winding Refn, EVERLY, Fantastic Debates and more!
This French dystopian satire is the feel-good movie of the year.
It's not just posters at the inaugural MondoCon!
Mercado Fantastico, ELECTRIC BOOGALOO, THE HIVE, JOHN WICK, Chaos Reigns karaoke and more!
TUSK, ABCs OF DEATH 2, a food fight, our opening night party and more!
Fantastic Fest founders, staff and regulars fondly reminisce on ten years of fun.
Brian gets nostalgic about this first Fantastic Fest film.
I won't sugarcoat it: they're pretty weird.
Fantastic Fest Favorites Week continues, with Phil's pick from 2012.
Let's get rowdy.
BUGSY MALONE, DEATH WISH III and more!
James Gunn, Joe Lynch, Nicolas Winding Refn, Edgar Wright and more are coming to FF!
The most raucous and badly behaved game show in untelevised history is nearly upon us, and we need your help.
Short but sweet. Or mean, as the case may be.
Kim Ki-Duk's beautifully weird melodrama hits VOD today, and we've got a poster to give away!
Including NIGHTCRAWLER as the closing night film, a Fantastic Debates challenge and more!
Play some games at or make some games for Fantastic Fest 2014.
Get ready: there's a LOT of it.
Make a 30-second video, win two VIP badges to #FF2015. It's easy! (If you're great.)
Zack Carlson and Laura Fleischauer of Space Warp Design have created seven magical crooning portals at the new Highball.
South Lamar returns with Highball under one roof, just in time for Fantastic Fest!
Indie gaming's finest and weirdest offerings come to the Highball and your sweaty fingers.
It's the tenth anniversary, and it's going to be AMAZING.
And guess their meaning, you smarties.
At Fantastic Fest, of course.
Fantastic Fest regular Elijah Wood tells Conan all about this year's closing party, and why he ended up wet in his underwear.
Because Austin doesn't host enough amazing events as it is.
The WILD ZERO star has joined FONOTUNE, the new feature from a Fantastic Fest alum!
Check out the Kickstarter campaign for the "comedy hidden inside of a horror film."
Finally, a trailer for the film your friends haven't shut up about since last year's Fantastic Fest.
This little science fiction film has a lot to say.
The Fantastic Fest alum has a new giant monsters series out, and Meredith got the scoop!
The voyeur thriller starring Elijah Wood premieres at SXSW next week!
The Fantastic Fest thriller from Eugenio Mira and starring Elijah Wood is a complete blast.
Blood and beard. Lots of it.
Directed by Fantastic Fest alum BenDavid Grabinski!
The Fantastic Fest thriller from Belgium has a new trailer, and it's a doozy.
We're bringing the mountain to Muhammad.
Horror is global. Here are five great fright films that have premiered at Fantastic Fest!
Alex thinks this film on the horrors of parenting falters.
Giant monsters! Spelunking! No emotional involvement whatsoever!
NIGHTBREED: THE CABAL CUT screened at Fantastic Fest, but twenty three years later Clive Barker's film still ain't finished.
Ass tattoos and Sriracha balls - this shit was legit.
Blood is drawn!
Phil wants a world where a film about a murder victim reincarnated as a revenge-driven housefly is embraced by everyone.
A documentary about the greatest science fiction film never made.
Randy Moore's ESCAPE FROM TOMORROW offers a imperfect-but-singular viewing experience.
An haunting examination of the Mexican drug war and the music industry it has spawned.
This movie about a plumber who transforms into a sewer monster is no laughing matter.
Tacos, explosions, mariachi bands and more - it's Fantastic Fest Day One!
“Resolved: Tai Chi is a martial art relegated to elderly Chinese women and is inferior in every way to Tae Kwon Do.” It was nice knowing you, Tim.
Brian updates us on the distribution/release status of the genre films from Fantastic Fest 2012.
Take the survey that fuels the Feud.
Seriously, get on it.
The legendary documentarian will show his new film, THE UNKNOWN KNOWN, and join the ranks of the most badass people in the world! Plus: see the poster debut.
Announcing the FF2013 Events Lineup!
Director Randy Moore's ESCAPE FROM TOMORROW Poster Waves Its Bloodied, Four-Finger Gloves in The Air (Like It Just Don't Care).
This is it! The last batch of titles. Get excited.
Hold on to your shorts.
What could they mean? WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN?
Announcing the acquisition of prolific Sion Sono's thirty-first film, "an action film about the love of 35mm," due for release in 2014.
Yeah, we're announcing the bumper contest, and yeah, we're excited.
The magazine has a great interview with Drafthouse founder Tim League this week!
A FIELD IN ENGLAND, GRAND PIANO, WITCHING & BITCHING and more!
It's happening! It's really happening!
One of the best movies about how kids play and interact that I've ever seen!
Robert Rodriguez, Danny Trejo and Alexa Vega will attend the red carpet world premiere!
The best family film about bluegrass since O BROTHER WHERE ART THOU.
They are very disappointed in you.
The latest acquisition from Drafthouse Films gets a trailer, and it's serious.
It's not South Lamar. But it's still going to be amazing.
Jay Shaw debuts a beautiful new one-sheet.
A really, really rad clip.
He's half-man, half-machine – and all hero.
Brandon Cronenberg's film explores our fascination with celebrity. Read Phil's review!
Find out when the scifi band movie is coming to a theater near you.
The incredibly charming, smart kids' war movie knocked 'em dead at Fantastic Fest, and DHF is bringing it to you!
Never before seen video from Fantastic Fest: A sushi eating challenge that will turn your stomach.
One of the most popular shorts at Fantastic Fest 2012 is an Oscar contender!
And we mean RED.
There's a slasher on the loose in Derry. Time for babysitters to mount up.
April romanticizes underwater cave deaths in her review of the erudite amalgamation of genres VANISHING WAVES.
Hulk embraces the conceit of CLOUD ATLAS and he thinks you should too.
Hulk imparts the lessons he learned at Fantastic Fest this year.
Shaking up the action formula yields a pleasing result.
Time travel, robot hands, dinosaurs, Osama Bin Laden and videogames. And it might make you cry.
It's like a mutant, diseased sequel to JIRO DREAMS OF SUSHI.