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The 23rd edition of the Montreal genre film festival has lots of treats in store, with premières of new horror, science fiction, fantasy and animé films from around the globe. It will open with Hideo Nakata's hotly anticipated return to the Ring series, simply titled Sadako. and include a special tribute to First Blood director Ted Kotcheff.
The festival runs from 11 July to 1 August.
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Fantasia Latest Reviews
Two CIA agents are tasked with the perilous mission of destroying the Soviet Union, but as they enter a VR simulation their mission turns into a delirious trap, with the fabric of reality unravelling around them
A group of young people keen to look good on social media break into an abandoned apartment and accidentally open a portal to another realm.
A young woman begins to investigate after her friend joins those mysteriously found dead with their eyeballs exploded.
Politician Koo Myung-hui discovers his wife in the garage, cleaning their son’s bloodstained car. He has just run someone over.
A film about Spanish colonial rule and aswangs.
A gang boss survives an attack by a serial killer and works with a detective to try and track him down.
A babysitter takes her young charges on a hike, unaware that mysterious alien critters have crash landed and started devouring every living thing they encounter.
After being beaten up on the street, an accountant joins a karate studio to learn how to protect himself.
Driving home drunk one snowy Catskills night, Kurt Miller accidentally kills 14 year-old Echo Allen sledding in the dark. As Kurt desperately tries to cover up the crime and his tracks, Echo's mother is looking for her missing child - and her child is looking for her.
A group of people must find out how to stop the newborn deadly curse, which has born and gone viral after a Youtuber accidentally captured a vengeful ghost on camera.
Fantasia International Film Festival Features
Fantasia International Film Festival News
Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara
Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent
Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses
A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle
Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988
The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable
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