Tag: Fantastic Fest 2015

Review: Crimson Peak

    One of the worst kept secrets of Fantastic Fest 2015 was the title of the first secret screening. The general consensus was that we were to be treated to an advanced screening of Guillermo del Toro’s CRIMSON PEAK. The rumors were all true, but we were...

Fantastic Fest 2015: The Witch

    Witch film is a sub-genre of horror that is underappreciated. Though one could argue that the seminal THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT is a classic witch film, criticism tends to focus more on its use of found-footage than the witch herself. Beyond that people’s minds go to...

Fantastic Fest 2015: DARLING

    The film DARLING, which just Friday had its world premiere at Fantastic Fest, is a tough one. The film itself is excellent technically and features an amazing performance, but it left me feeling slightly hollow. Let me explain. DARLING begins with a young woman. She (Lauren...