FROM DUSK TILL DAWN: Season Two Premieres 8/25; Austin Mayor Makes It “FROM DUSK TILL DAWN Day”

Last year, we saw the debut of FROM DUSK TILL DAWN: The Series, which brought the Tarantino-penned/Robert Rodriguez-directed film to the small screen, in a very different approach. It was quite the interesting series, taking turns that were very unexpected and different than the film, which set the TV series on its own path. Now […]

The Vault: Scary Movie (1991)

A decade back when we first started Icons Of Fright, one of my personal favorite columns here was from my dear friend Jason Alvino called “The Vault Of The Forgotten & Obscure!” While tons of titles that we had vague memories of as kids were still trickling into the ever-growing DVD market at the time, […]

Final Round & Closing Night Film Programming Announced For Fantastic Fest 2013!

The final wave of programming for FANTASTIC FEST 2013 is here, and it doesn’t disappoint. I mean, did you expect a film festival that closes with a new vision from Terry Gilliam, one of the greatest auteurs of cinema, to disappoint?! To make it even more enticing, JODOWORSKY’S DUNE, ALL THE BOYS LOVE MANDY LANE, […]

Fantastic Fest Announces 2013’s Short Film Lineup!!

It’s almost that time of the year, when filmgoers, filmmakers and everyone else make their way to Austin, Texas for the annual Fantastic Fest. This year’s FF will host the world premiere of MACHETE KILLS, screenings of CHEAP THRILLS, Ben Wheatley’s A FIELD IN ENGLAND, Keanu Reeves’ MAN OF TAI CHI, The Cabal Cut of […]

Second Round Of Film Programming Announced For Fantastic Fest 2013!

We’re getting extremely close to opening night for FANTASTIC FEST 2013, and today they’ve revealed the second wave of films programmed for the fest’s 9th iteration (check out the first round of programming here). This is slate is filled with some supreme films that we’ve been eagerly anticipation, notably ALMOST HUMAN; WITCHING & BITCHING; the […]

First Round Of Film Programming Announced For FANTASTIC FEST 2013!

It’s finally that time of the year again. FANTASTIC FEST, the greatest film festival of all time, is once again returning for another insane week to unleash the latest & greatest genre cinema from around the world. The first wave of programming was announced today (not to mention the already announced, opening night film MACHETE […]