A scene from BONE TOMAHAWK.

Fantastic Fest 2015: Day Eight

The final day! Featuring: Kurt Russell's new Western Bone Tomahawk; Love and Peace, the latest from Japanese director Sion Sono; Sean Byrne's sophomore effort The Devil's Candy; the Czech documentary Daniel's World. Daniel's World (Czech Republic; Veronika Lisková, 2015) Daniel's World is easily the most controversial and difficult film of the festival. The titular Daniel is a twenty-something student and [...]

Fantastic Fest 2015: Day Four

On the fourth day: video-game documentary Man vs. Snake; French body-horror Evolution; and Danish zombie flick What We Become. Evolution (France; Lucile Hadzihalilovic, 2015) Co-written and directed Lucile Hadzihalilovic, one of Gaspar Noé's occasional collaborators (she participated in Enter the Void, but I won't hold that against her), Evolution seems to have a polarizing effect on [...]