Joe Begos’ latest feature film, BLISS, is a high-octane, hallucinogenic trip that will leave your head spinning. It was received by a thunderous round of applause at its Canadian premiere at the 2019 Fantasia International Film Festival. BLISS is an unrelenting assault on the senses that shakes you, untethered and bleary-eyed, leaving you as intoxicated […]Read more "FANTASIA FESTIVAL 2019: BLISS (JOE BEGOS, 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 […]Read more "FANTASIA FESTIVAL 2019: THE INCREDIBLE SHRINKING WKND (JON MIKEL CABALLERO, 2019)"
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, […]Read more "FANTASIA FESTIVAL 2019: Q&A WITH ‘A GOOD WOMAN IS HARD’ TO FIND DIRECTOR ABNER PASTOLL"
Fantasia Festival-goers were fortunate to catch a very special advance screening of Abner Pastoll’s sleek sophomore feature film, A GOOD WOMAN IS HARD TO FIND. The crime thriller is set to close the 20th anniversary of London’s Fright Fest. I was one of the lucky cinema-goers who was able to catch it here in Montreal […]Read more "FANTASIA FESTIVAL 2019: A GOOD WOMAN IS HARD TO FIND (ABNER PASTOLL, 2019)"
Is there a better place to write about cinema than on a balcony while watching the sun set over Mont-Royal on a sticky-hot day in La Belle Province? Mais non!Read more "Toronto Film Files at Fantasia Festival 2019"
Bonsoir. I am currently writing this while watching the sunset over Mont-Royal on a sticky-hot July day in La Belle Province. I am excited to be here in Montreal to cover the 23rd Fantasia Festival (stay tuned for more on that later)! Before I regale you with my tales from Fantasia Fest, allow me to […]Read more "Latest Movie Reviews & Director Q&A: Toronto Film Files for Wylie Writes"