The 15th edition of the US' biggest science fiction, fantasy, horror and action film festival opens with Taika Waititi’s Jojo Rabbit and has guests including the legendary Takashi Miike.

The festival runs from 19 to 26 September.

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The Lodge
The Lodge
A young woman and her reticent new stepchildren find themselves isolated in the family’s remote winter cabin, locked away to dredge up the mysteries of her dark past.
Parasite
Parasite
All unemployed, Ki-taek's family takes peculiar interest in the Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident.
Jojo Rabbit
Jojo Rabbit
Satire following a lonely boy and his imaginary friend Adolf Hitler, whose nationalistic views are challenged when he discovers his mum is hiding a young Jewish girl.
Wakey Wakey
Wakey Wakey
A nightmare anti-love story featuring blood and guts, the deep blue sea, tooth decay, and scary boyfriends.
Wyrm
Wyrm
In a retro-future alternate universe where children wear electronic collars to monitor their sexual development, one boy, Wyrm, has fallen woefully behind.
VHYes
VHYes
12-year-old Ralph, over one formative week in late 1987, mistakenly records home videos and his favourite late night shows over his parents’ wedding tape, with unexpected consequences.
After Midnight
After Midnight
A man struggles with loneliness, the possible collapse of his relationship and the fact that every night a monster tries to break into his house.
Synchronic
Synchronic
A pair of paramedics find their friendship put to the test after a series of deaths are linked to a drug.
Why Don't You Just Die
Why Don't You Just Die
A dark action comedy about a group of people brought together in the apartment of police detective Andrei: his resentful daughter, an angry thug and a cheated cop. Each one of them have a reason to want revenge.
Come To Daddy
Come To Daddy
After receiving a cryptic letter from his estranged father, Norval travels to his dad’s oceanfront home for what he hopes will be a positive experience. If only he’d known the dark truth about his old man beforehand.
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