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Review: GOOSEBUMPS 2: HAUNTED HALLOWEEN

By Mark Saldana Rating: 3 (Out of 4 Stars) Tis the season to be creepy and scared a little bit, but why should the adults have all the fun?  With all of the dark and disturbing horror fare out there for the grownups, there’s not much out there for the kids to enjoy.  Well, thankfully, […]

Fantastic Fest 2018 Review: APOSTLE

By Mark Saldana Rating: 3 (Out of 4 Stars) From Gareth Evans, the acclaimed director behind The Raid: Redemption and The Raid 2, comes a film which shows a different side of Evans’s talents.  Apostle may not be the insane action fests that his Raid films are, but it certainly displays his gifts for striking […]

Fantastic Fest 2018 Review: THE BOUNCER

By Mark Saldana Rating: 3.5 (Out of 4 Stars) Jean-Claude Van Damme may be 57 years-old, but he can still kick ass on screen like any action star, thirty years his junior.  After a bit of a lull following his stardom during the 1980s and ’90s, the actor made quite the comeback with his appearances […]

Fantastic Fest 2018 Review: HOLIDAY

By Mark Saldana Rating: 3.5 (Out of 4 Stars) On the surface, one might think that the protagonist Sascha (Victoria Carmen Sonne) is perhaps a rather fortunate young lady.  In the prime of her life, she gets to experience a luxurious vacation along the Turquoise Coast in Turkey with a lively and fun group of […]

Fantastic Fest 2018 Review: MADAM YANKELOVA’S FINE LITERATURE CLUB

By Mark Saldana Rating: 4 (Out of 4 Stars) Israeli director Guilhad Emilio Schenker makes his feature film debut with this sweet and lovable tale with a bit of a dark side. Considering that this film was included in the Fantastic Fest programming, I expected it to be much more gruesome and disturbing.  However, this […]