Cinephellas Podcast – Episode 99 (Interview with Shawn Linden)

On episode 99 of the Cinephellas Podcast, Bob Ward talks to writer/director Shawn Linden about his newest film Hunter Hunter. They talk about making the film, revenge, and working with Devon Sawa. So take a listen, and do yourself a favor and catch Hunter Hunter hitting theaters, Digital, and VOD on December 18th.

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“Joseph and his family live in the remote wilderness as fur trappers, but their tranquility is threatened when they think they are being hunted by the return of a rogue wolf, and Joseph leaves them behind to track it.”

The Gate (1987) – Movie Review **31 Days of Horror**

“They have opened The Gate. Pray it’s not too late.” Logan Myerz returns from the threshold of hell to review the Canadian horror movie The Gate starring Stephen Dorff, Christa Denton, and Louis Tripp.

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“Kids, left home alone, accidentally unleash a horde of malevolent demons from a mysterious hole in their suburban backyard.”

Review – Daniel Isn’t Real (2019): Fantasia International Film Festival!

by Vincent Leblanc

My only screening on Day 14 of the Fantasia International Film Festival  was a late selection for me, the Canadian Premiere of the US fantasy/horror thriller film Daniel Isn’t Real. The film had its World Premiere at SXSW back in March, where the poster you see above (designed by an artist named Jock) won the Excellence in Poster Design in the SXSW Film Design Awards section. The film has also played in many other festivals since then.  

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Review – Extra Ordinary (2019): Fantasia International Film Festival!

by Vincent Leblanc

My second film on Day 13 of the Fantasia International Film Festival was the Canadian Premiere of the supernatural comedy Extra Ordinary, a co-production between Ireland and Belgium. The film had its World Premiere at SXSW back in February. It then played at the Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival in April where it won the Silver Raven in the International Competition section. It also played at the Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival in early July and was awarded the H.R. Giger “Narcisse” Award for Best Film in the International Competition section and also received the Audience Award. It played in several other festivals before landing in Montreal.  

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Review – The Purity of Vengeance (2019): Fantasia International Film Festival!

by Vincent Leblanc

My second film on Day 11 of the Fantasia International Film Festival was the Canadian Premiere of the Danish crime thriller Journal 64 aka The Purity of Vengeance. The film opened in Danish theaters in October 2018 and apparently became the highest-grossing Danish film ever during its run. It also played in many film festivals before landing in Montreal.   

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Review – Satanic Panic (2019) : Fantasia International Film Festival!

by Vincent Leblanc

My third film on Day 11 of the Fantasia International Film Festival was the International Premiere of the US horror comedy Satanic Panic. The film had its World Premiere at The Overlook Film Festival in New Orleans, LA back in May and then went on to play in more US festivals in Dallas, Portland, and Chicago. In August, it has upcoming screenings at the Popcorn Frights Film Festival in Fort Lauderdale, FL, the Nevada City Film Festival in Nevada City, CA, the FrightFest in London, UK and then in October at the Festival Internacional de Cinema Fantàstic de Catalunya in Sitges, Spain and last at the Grimmfest in Manchester, UK. 

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Review – Satan’s Slaves (1980) : Fantasia International Film Festival!

by Vincent Leblanc

My second film on Day 10 of the Fantasia International Film Festival was the midnight screening of the 1980 Indonesian supernatural/horror film Pengabdi Setan aka Satan’s Slaves. It was the International Premiere of the new 2K restoration presented by US distributor Severin Films. The screening was part of the festival’s Fantasia Retro series. 

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