FANTASIA FESTIVAL 2019: DANIEL ISN’T REAL (ADAM EGYPT MORTIMER, 2019)

DANIEL ISN’T REAL is a juggernaut of a thriller, and a modern portrait of trauma and mental illness that enthralled audiences during its Canadian premiere at the 2019 Fantasia International Film Festival. Luke (in a nuanced performance from Miles Robbins) is your average college student. He manoeuvres through awkward roommate encounters and struggles to find […]

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FANTASIA FESTIVAL 2019: EXTRA ORDINARY (ENDA LOUGHMAN AND MIKE AHERN, 2019)

A loving send-up of paranormal-horror films, EXTRA ORDINARY was a resounding fan favourite during its Canadian premiere at the 2019 Fantasia Festival. Playing to a packed house, EXTRA ORDINARY delivered laugh after laugh with its quirky charm and pure Irish humour. Thirty-something Rose Dooley (played by comedian Maeve Higgins) works as a driving instructor in […]

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FANTASIA FESTIVAL 2019: THE INCREDIBLE SHRINKING WKND (JON MIKEL CABALLERO, 2019)

The Fantasia Festival hosted the North American premiere of Spanish writer-director Jon Mikel Caballero’s highly anticipated debut feature film THE INCREDIBLE SHRINKING WKND (El increíble finde menguante). The film has already picked up awards in Spain and Andorra with its thoughtful look at relationships, friendships, and self-discovery. Alba (Iria del Rio) has just turned 30 […]

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FANTASIA FESTIVAL 2019: Q&A WITH ‘A GOOD WOMAN IS HARD’ TO FIND DIRECTOR ABNER PASTOLL

WARNING: This interview contains spoilers. If you have not yet seen A GOOD WOMAN IS HARD TO FIND, avert your eyes and return once you’ve watched the film. Unless you’re unbothered by spoilers, in which case, read on! This year’s Fantasia Festival treated movie-lovers to a very special advance screening of Abner Pastoll’s sophomore feature, […]

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