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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 […]

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: Renata Pinheiro’s ‘King Car’

A slew of well framed establishing shots linger on screen as the opening credits of Renata Pinheiro’s science fiction drama King Car flash across them, giving the viewer a vivid glimpse of the humble yet vast Brazilian city where the story takes place. Introduced to the main character via his birth in the backseat of a taxi owned by his […]

Fantastic Fest Review: Charles Dorfman’s ‘Barbarians’

Movies centered around dinner parties are always interesting to behold because they can go in so many different directions, and Charles Dorfman’s debut feature Barbarians is certainly no exception. Here the filmmakers opted to go in multiple ways instead of just one, which works surprisingly great at keeping the viewer on their toes. The film is split into chapters, the […]

Fantastic Fest Review: Mickey Reece’s ‘Agnes’

Upon reading the description for Mickey Reece’s latest feature Agnes one is led to believe this is a straightforward exorcism film taking place inside a religious convent. It’s precisely that for the first half which is executed quite effectively, bolstering some solid performances that are empowered by the well paced tension and frightening use of practical effects. The setup for […]

CFF Review: Timothy Covell’s ‘Blood Conscious’

Timothy Covell’s “Blood Conscious” is a brilliantly executed, cerebral exercise in managing paranoia that within the first few minutes has the characters juggling with who they can trust, what’s actually going on, and deciphering how they’re going to get out of this situation without being killed or suffering an even worse fate. It’s a film that submerges the viewer in […]

CFF Review: Peter Collins Campbell’s ‘DimLand’

Peter Collins Campbell’s darkly magical romantic drama “DimLand” is an absolutely remarkable film that whisks the viewer away to a cabin in the woods alongside a young woman named Brynn and her boyfriend Laika, who are looking to escape their lives for a little while. Little do they know that shortly after arriving they’ll encounter a mysterious stranger from Brynn’s […]