Category: Montreal Film Festival

Good Time @ Fantasia

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Not your typical bank robbery film. That should come as expected as it is a Safdie Brothers film. Benny and Josh (Daddy Longlegs, Heaven Knows What) have built a reputation for making odd films. The way they construct their films and shoot them is hypnotizing. You are totally drawn in…

A$$holes @ Fantasia

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When you are billed as one of the more disgusting films to be screened at Fantasia that leads to certain expectations. Now, I don’t know if I have a really high threshold for gross, but I have to say I was a little disappointed. Wasn’t really the level of gross…

Geek Girls @ Fantasia

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When it comes to documentary films sometimes the best subjects are those that people aren’t aware of or are hidden. Hidden aptly describes females in the areas of gaming, anime, manga or cosplay. For her first feature-length film Montreal based but Hungary born Gina Hara turns to a subject which…

Ma Vie de Courgette @ Fantasia

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An adaptation of a book called “Biographie d’un Courgette”. To make a kid’s film that appeal to all ages you have to show that kids are sensitive and intelligent. If you are successful at that then you will plunge adults back into their childhood. In other words, every age will…

Dead Shack @ Fantasia

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Gory action, the undead and some very unique but highly effective weapons. If that sounds like a good time at the movies to you then Dead Shack is your cup of (very bloody) tea. It is a dark comedy in the form of a a gory horror film that takes…