10 Fantastic Fest films to get your blood pumping

September 20th, 2018 | Fantastic Fest, Film Festivals | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Features Editor As the the movie industry continues to shift, Fantastic Fest remains a place where genre movie fans can party all day and night, watch cool movies and careers be born, and soak in memories that will last forever. Fantastic Fest champions horror, sci-fi and fantasy films, and many of them will make their way to Dallas-Fort Worth cinemas. This year’s edition starts Thursday in Austin and runs through Sept. 27. Here are 10 ...

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TIFF Review: ‘CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME?’ a dull attempt at portraying an undesirable character

James Cole Clay // Film Critic CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME? Rated R, 107 minutes. Director: Marielle Heller Cast: Melissa McCarthy, Richard E. Grant, Dolly Wells, Ben Falcone, Gregory Korostishevsky and Jane Curtin The brand of Melissa McCarthy has gained her worldwide fame. Her style of comedy has appealed to the masses for the better part of a decade by this point. As she has churned out movies at a brisk pace (not quite that of Adam Sandler), all of her ...

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TIFF Review: ‘MID90s’ Jonah Hill’s directorial debut is meandering passion on a board

James Cole Clay // Film Critic MID90s Rated R, 84 minutes. Director: Jonah Hill Cast: Sunny Suljic, Lucas Hedges, Na-kel Smith, Olan Prenatt, Gio Galicia, Ryder McLaughlin, Alexa Demie and Katherine Waterston Lots of actors are getting into the directing game lately. These ideas are getting greenlit based off of star power in some sort of weird form of nepotism that stirs up the court of public opinion. (We’re talking movies like GOTTI and ...

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