A sociological thriller and an animated neo-noir
It may seem unfair to constantly judge Synchronicity in the light of its obvious influences, but by constantly going out of his way to invite those comparisons, writer/director Jacob Genry leaves the viewer little choice.
A stylish and insightful examination of the wounds left by tragedy, be it on an epic scale or a personal betrayal between two ordinary people.
The internet demands lists! The best of Fantastic Fest 2015.
On the sixth day, I watched: the John Hawkes-led neo-noir Too Late; the colonial-era horror film The Witch; the Polish supernatural drama Demon; the "extreme" and "controversial" anthology German Angst; Isaac Ezban's Twilight Zone-inspired The Similars. The Similars (Mexico; Isaac Ezban, 2015) Isaac Ezban wears his influences on his sleeve in The Similars. Or maybe I should … Continue reading Fantastic Fest 2015: Day Six
A derivative dark, violent comedy that mostly works thanks to Simon Pegg.
A remarkable crime thriller and indictment of the news media.