12 Hour Shift Clocks in with Gory Fun

Nurses have a tough life, and many aren’t paid a decent wage. They are usually the first contact with patients after they’re admitted, the ones who carry out doctor’s orders, and a lot are unsung heroes, especially these days. There are some excellent ones and some really terrible nurses, and then there are those who... Continue Reading →

The Antenna Transmits the Horrific

Protecting our rights has become a daily occurrence for many lately, from people who refuse rules created for their own good to those who fight against bureaucracy built to keep the masses in check. In Orçun Behram’s debut feature film The Antenna, unsuspecting citizens in a dystopian society fall prey to the powers that be.... Continue Reading →

Fantasia Film Festival 2020: Kriya

A night out at the club where the triumph of a sick DJ set and meeting a beautiful woman ends in a nightmare in Sidharth Srinivasan’s Kriya. Neel (Noble Luke) is a DJ who meets Sitara (Navjot Randhawa) after he plays at a nightclub. They are hot and heavy with each other, and Sitara decides... Continue Reading →

Fantasia Film Festival 2020: Unearth

Farming has always been a life-long commitment, and when the economy changes, this can make a farmer's livelihood more challenging to maintain. In Unearth, we see how the struggle can unleash desperation and the wrath of nature. The Dolans and the Lomacks are friends and neighbors in a rural community. Kathryn (Adrienne Barbeau) is determined... Continue Reading →

Fantasia Film Festival 2020: Detention

The Taiwanese Government was under martial law in 1962, so anything considered left-wing or remotely communist was barred and could be punishable by death. In John Hsu’s film Detention, we see how a secret book club puts the lives of both student and faculty in jeopardy. Wei (Jing-Hua Tseng) is a student at Greenwood High... Continue Reading →

Fantasia Film Festival 2020: The Columnist

Internet trolls are so common that we expect their bad behavior, especially behind a keyboard's safety. In Ivo Van Aart’s timely thriller, The Columnist, we see how online bullying takes a toll on freedom of speech. Femke (Katja Herbers) is a columnist and author who is regularly dragged on the internet for her opinion. Her... Continue Reading →

Fantasia Film Festival 2020: Lucky

A woman’s fight to gain independence is a constant one. In Natasha Kermani’s Lucky, we see a motivational writer struggle to take her own advice within an endless loop fighting an unknown assailant. May (Brea Grant) is a successful self-help author, but her latest book isn’t doing so well. She’s also trying to reconnect with... Continue Reading →

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