Written by Anna Harrison "It’s lucky that Harding—a first-time feature director—found an interesting subject, because the clutter that he adds around Carson can’t hold a candle to the man himself..."… Continue reading.
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Fantasia 2022: My Grandfather’s Demons
Written by Alexander Reams "...Beato crafted the early scenes immaculately, making everything feel well grounded before bringing supernatural elements came in. "… Continue reading.
Fantasia 2022: Glorious
Written by Anna Harrison "Rest stop bathrooms are, historically, very frightening, very gross places, and no more so than in “Glorious,” Rebekah McKendry’s second feature..."… Continue reading.
Fantasia 2022: Inu-Oh
Written by Alexander Reams "Masaaki Yuasa has been a creative in anime for a long time, and with that time he gained a reputation for how his films are, not weak, weary, and heavy laden, instead they’re full of ideas … Continue reading.
Fantasia 2022: Fast & Feel Love
Written by Anna Harrison "When I was in elementary school, every year I looked forward to our cup stacking unit in PE. There was something undeniably fascinating about it, something rhythmically hypnotizing about the distinct sound of the cups suctioning … Continue reading.
Fantasia 2022: Next Sohee (Da-eum-so-hee)
Written by Taylor Baker "Through riveting specificity July Jung’s “Next Sohee” has created a powerful criticism of South Korean institutional failings. Making it one of the best sophomore films of the year, and the indelible result of a bonafide filmmaker."… Continue reading.
Fantasia 2022 Curtain Raiser with Thomas Stoneham-Judge and Todd Pengelly of ForReel
"Taylor Baker is joined by Thomas Stoneham-Judge and Todd Pengelly from ForReel, who are also covering the festival remotely. They discuss some festival favorites playing at Fantasia that they've seen on the festival circuit this year, and also talk about..."… Continue reading.
Drink in the Movies Most Anticipated Films of Fantasia 2022
Following Fantasia’s 2021 hybrid festival, the 2022 edition of the festival will now take place exclusively in person from July 14 to August 3, 2022, in theaters around Montreal. Our team at Drink in the Movies is still dedicated to … Continue reading.
Fantasia Film Festival 2021 Capsule Review: The Lovers
Written by Alexander Reams 75/100 Love is deaf, dumb, and blind. That feeling of care, admiration, and joy is infamous for taking away all logic in someone's mind, and what takes over is this chemical reaction in your mind. Such … Continue reading.
Fantasia Film Festival 2021 Capsule Review: Pimple on the Nose
Written by Alexander Reams 50/100 Style over substance is a line that is constantly crossed in filmmaking. Whether correctly or incorrectly analyzed, action movies commit this sin the most. However, when approached correctly it can be a fantastic exercise in … Continue reading.