Fantastic Fest 2015: Day Eight

A scene from BONE TOMAHAWK.

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 … Continue reading Fantastic Fest 2015: Day Eight

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 … Continue reading Fantastic Fest 2015: Day Four

Fantastic Fest 2015: Day Two

On day two: the quirky Dutch crime drama The Glorious Works of G.F. Zwaen; Darling, the latest psych-horror from the director of Pod; the highly-buzzed Green Room, starring Patrick Stewart and Anton Yelchin and directed by Jeremy Saulnier (Blue Ruin, Murder Party); and more. The Glorious Works of G.F. Zwaen (Denmark; Max Porcelijn, 2015) The … Continue reading Fantastic Fest 2015: Day Two