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Fantastic Fest 2018: Fantastic Fest: “Overlord” World Premiere is Not to be Missed

By Liz Lopez Fantastic Fest presented the World Premiere of the bone-chilling World War II horror-thriller “Overlord,” produced by J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot, with director Julius Avery and stars Jovan Adepo, Wyatt Russell, Pilou Asbaek, John Magaro and Mathilde Ollivier in attendance.

Fantastic Fest 2018: Over The Hump Report

By Mark Saldana  It is Monday night. I am a little tired, but as I reflect upon the last 5 days of this year’s Fantastic Fest, I can only feel joy and gratitude.  I feel joy because I have managed to watch a total of fourteen films while juggling the festival with some reduced shifts […]

Fantastic Fest 2018 News: “Luz” Acquired by Screen Media Ahead of US Premiere in Austin

By Liz Lopez  “Luz” made its North American bow at Fantasia Film Festival, and will have its US premiere at Fantastic Fest this week. The film also played at Berlin International Film Festival earlier in the year and will screen as a part of the Sitges Film Festival next month. Screen Media announced via a […]

Austin Film Festival 2018: 2nd Film Wave Announcement

AUSTIN FILM FESTIVAL CONFIRMS JASON REITMAN’S THE FRONT RUNNER AS CLOSING NIGHT FILM, ANNOUNCES SECOND WAVE OF FILMS FOR 25TH ANNIVERSARY LINE-UP AFF ALSO HIGHLIGHTS EMERGING FEMALE VOICES COMING THROUGH ITS SHORT FILM COMPETITION Source: AFF Austin Film Festival (AFF), the premier film festival recognizing writers’ and filmmakers’ contributions to film, television, and new media, announced today […]

Fantastic Fest 2018 News: Final Wave of Programming Announcement

FANTASTIC FEST’S FINAL WAVE OF PROGRAMMING INCLUDES BAD TIMES AT THE EL ROYALE AS CLOSING NIGHT FILM,  THE US PREMIERES OF MID90S AND  UNDER THE SILVER LAKE, AND A HALLOWEEN-THEMED OPENING NIGHT PARTY Plus Walking Dead star Steven Yeun in attendance for BURNING, the World Premiere of the new Nicolas Cage & Franka Potente movie BETWEEN WORLDS, Karyn Kusama’s DESTROYER, Terry Gilliam’s THE […]