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UFF Review: Robbie Banfitch Unearths A New Breed of Extraterrestrial In ‘The Outwaters’

A series of pictures and general information about the victims accompanied by a horrific recording of a 911 call set the stage for the grim events that will unfold across Robbie Banfitch’s The Outwaters before temporarily thrusting the viewer into the personal lives of these travelers via memory cards recovered from their camera. Through displaying personal moments between the characters […]

Sundance Review: Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead Dig Deeper With ‘Something in the Dirt’

There’s few voices in independent film who can weave a cinematic universe with enough depth to rival some of Hollywood’s biggest studios in terms of layered storytelling spanning multiple movies, however it seems to be second nature to filmmaking duo Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead who alongside their longtime producer David Lawson Jr. aim to do precisely this every time […]

Review: Boy Harsher’s ‘The Runner’ Sprints Onto Shudder With a Killer Soundtrack

An experimental Shudder original film from Northampton, MA based electronic music duo Boy Harsher isn’t something many people probably ever had on their list of “things that will actually exist at some point” but that’s precisely what The Runner is. A hybrid that falls somewhere in between film and visual album (though leans much closer to the latter), The Runner […]

Review: Matthias Schweighöfer’s ‘Army of Thieves’ Raises The Stakes and The Takes

A prequel that’s actually a traditional heist film not centered around zombies is something nobody could’ve expected upon watching Zack Snyder’s Army of the Dead when it released earlier this year, but that’s exactly what audiences will be getting when Matthias Schweighöfer’s Army of Thieves hits Netflix on October 29. The film follows a young Ludwig Dieter, the oddball safe […]

Fantastic Fest Review: Phil Tippett’s ‘Mad God’

After being presented with the text of an ancient scroll followed by establishing shots depicting the hellish landscape surrounding a sinister spire that looms over a monster-infested dystopian wasteland, it’s quite clear Phil Tippett’s epic stop-motion adventure Mad God is going to be an incredible sight to behold, a sentiment that remains true right up until the credits roll. This […]

Fantastic Fest Review: Carlos Conceição’s ‘Name Above Title’

Despite the absence of dialogue Carlos Conceição’s atmospheric thriller Name Above Title is bursting at the seams with style, from it’s brutally graphic murder sequences to the beautifully framed and lit shots showcasing the film’s unique setting of Lisbon, Portugal. Opening with the viewer following a heavily intoxicated young woman who’s stumbling around a high rise bar before she jumps […]

Fantastic Fest Review: Casey Tebo’s ‘Black Friday’

Working retail during the yearly “Black Friday” sales that in modern times start on Thanksgiving night is something almost anyone would agree is a nightmare. In Casey Tebo’s darkly comedic holiday horror film Black Friday it’s taken to the extreme, as this year’s festive bargain hunting is interrupted by a meteor shower that ends up unleashing a parasitic alien life […]