One of the most popular shorts at Fantastic Fest 2012 is an Oscar contender!
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See the beauty of Leos Carax's masterpiece!
See! The Soska Twins train Devin! Hear! Devin's recollection of the fight! Watch! Joe Swanberg trounce Devin. The last word (we swear) on Devin getting his bell rung in Austin.
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.
Brian Collins, Evan Saathoff and Film Crit Hulk do a roundtable review of the latest UNIVERSAL SOLDIER movie. They didn't much like it.
Shaking up the action formula yields a pleasing result.
Lana Wachowski and Andy Wachowski dropped by the secret screening of CLOUD ATLAS at Fantastic Fest and gave a wonderful Q&A. Watch it!
The winner of the AMD Next Wave Best Director prize is a surprisingly funny, dark movie.
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.
Fast, fun, smart and beautiful - LOOPER offers a rare combination of what makes films great.
An experimental showing of Kubrick's THE SHINING plays the movie forwards and backwards at the same time on the same screen, creating bizarre juxtapositions and startling synchronicities.
April reviews the Hong Kong comedy about the adult film industry.
It's over! Let's reflect on the final two days.
Brian loves this documentary about haunted house obsessives living in Massachusetts.
A near-capsule review for a near-capsule movie.
Not nearly as bad as laying on a grenade. Probably similar to asphyxiation, though.
Another look at the divisive, unique film.
Nicholás López's earthquake horror bloodies Eli Roth - and maybe the audience.
Two space aliens come to our planet to deliver folk music while saving the world.
Devin reviews the Fantastic Fest Audience Award winner.
I do my best to capture the manic essence of Fantastic Fest 2012 with photos, videos and words.
Takeshi Kitano continues shooting all of Japan in the face.
Geneticists in Love: The Movie.
The makers of BEST WORST MOVIE are back with a surprisingly moving doc about Halloween, haunted houses and the creative impulse.
A lot of bullets ruin a lot of heads in this tightly wound siege film.
BenDavid Grabinski's untitled Fantastic Fest bumper won the Filmmaking Frenzy. Watch it!
We're over the hump and everyone's brains, eyeballs and livers are all melty.
A documentary about Danny Lutz, the oldest child of the real Amityville Horror, reveals a truly wounded man wrestling with deep trauma. But is it demonic or even more sinister?
One of Brian's favorite horror movies of the year.
How a film featuring penis guns, belly button acorn currency, and neon monster guts just wasn't weird enough.
Why watch a movie that won't let you see it?
The Truther is out there.
Time Travel Is Fantastic, and these bumpers are the fantasticest!
A decent film about a completely unlikable, no good dirty bastard.
April reviews the remake from Luis Prieto.
Last night at Fantastic Fest Devin got into the ring with indie filmmaker Joe Swanberg, who promptly put Devin down on the canvas.
Hulk calls it kind of story worth telling time and time again.
Brian says that what it lacks in story it makes up for with the number and variety of death scenes.
A reminder of what cinema can truly be.
Brian takes a look at the documentary about THE SHINING obsessives.
See photos and videos from all the crazy shit that's been happening at Fantastic Fest so far.
This one's for all you fellas out there.
Film Crit Hulk reviews "the penis movie."
This film will make you consider cutting your tongue in half.
At times, it feels like several.
And not a moment too soon.
Including the world premiere of Marcus Dunstan's THE COLLECTION!
This year's theme has some wide and varied results.
Read about all of the incredibly rad events held at Fantastic Fest this year!
See the short film titles selected for Fantastic Fest 2012.
Submit a grisly death from a pre-existing movie; see it onscreen at Fantastic Fest and win stuff!
We're closing with a bang!
Every year, the Fantastic Fest movie guide reveals eight new icons to represent the content of the movie you're about to see. What do these eight mean? Guess in the comments!
Drafthouse Films' latest is a gritty crime thriller.
Make a bumper! See your 30 second video play onscreen at Fantastic Fest! Win two VIP badges to FF2013!
Eight new genre film directors are honored for their vision and drive.
LOOPER, THE ABCs OF DEATH, SINISTER and more!
Get ready to geek out.