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George Romero Team’s “Lost” Snuff-Thriller EFFECTS Makes its Blu Debut!

While we’re still reeling from the tragic loss of legendary horror filmmaker and all-around cool guy George A. Romero, we’re about to witness another example of how wide his creative influence spread during his long career. The obscure 1978 indie thriller EFFECTS (a.k.a. THE MANIPULATOR) employed the talents of many Romero regulars — including Tom […]

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FANTASTIC FEST 2015: WRAP-UP

For my final Fantastic Fest recap, I figured I’d fit the rest of the week’s standout films/events into one piece. Days 4-8 were filled with some off the wall films, intense parties and a vibe in the air that gave off a feeling that we were all there to have fun and treat everyone as […]

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FANTASTIC FEST 2015 RECAP: DAY THREE

When taking a second or five to recollect the third day of this year’s Fantastic Fest, the word that comes to mind is the overly used but in this case, very appropriate word EPIC. It was definitely one for the books, with impressive film premieres/screenings, and one odd yet absolutely amazing performance that I will […]

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FANTASTIC FEST 2015 RECAP: DAY TWO

With this year’s Fantastic Fest film festival well underway, and after having such a great opening night of programming and events, one would think that perhaps the second day might be a tad bit slower and a relaxing day of film and event programming. Well, day two of the long running Austin, TX staple of […]

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FANTASTIC FEST 2015 RECAP: DAY ONE

Fantastic Fest, one of the genre’s most beloved film festivals, is finally here. The annual Austin, TX event, running from September 24th through October 1st, already had its hooks in genre film lovers with the announcement of its impressive lineup: the Kurt Russell-led cannibal western BONE TOMAHAWK, POD/RITUAL director Mickey Keating’s experimental film DARLING, BLUE […]