The Swimmer – 1968

Frank Perry’s The Swimmer (1968) is a very strange little film, at least on the surface of things. I mean, what's more strange than a guy swimming home across the county through the backyard pools of...

Fantastic Fest: Day 3 – VFW

When you look at his work, film director Jeff Begos’s resume reads more like a love letter to cult genre directors. Lynch and Cronenberg especially come to mind when watching Bego’s films Bliss and...

Fantastic Fest: Day 3 – The Whistlers

Romanian auteur Corneliu Porumboiu has spent the better part of the past decade making a name for himself with winning the multiple awards at the Cannes Film Festival for his, The Treasure and 12:08 East of...

Fantastic Fest: Day 2 – In the Tall Grass

Filmmakers have been venturing into the dark corners of Stephen King’s mind now more than ever. None more than Netlfix, whose particular obsession with the legendary author has brought us both 1922 and...

Fantastic Fest: Day 1 – First Love

Takashi Miike’s latest film, First Love, is the answer to the question; what kind of film would Quentin Tarantino and Guy Ritchie make if they were the same person. First Love centers around a select...