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Cruel Intentions (re-release) 
Lorena (mini-series) 

October 5, 2019

Fantastic Fest 2019


In my third year at Fantastic Fest, I covered this wild film festival for Pajiba, Riot Material, The Playlist, SYFY FANGRRLS, and RogerEbert.com.


REVIEWS

The True Adventures of Wolfboy Is A Must-See Coming-Of-Age Fantasy

Swallow Explores Female Rebellion Through Self-Destruction And Compulsion


Guns Akimbo: Daniel Radcliffe And Samara Weaving Embrace Video Game Violence

Wrinkles The Clown Seeks The Man Behind The Mask Of This Florida Bogeyman


Scream, Queen! My Nightmare On Elm Street Reclaims The Narrative of A Nightmare on Elm Street 2's Final Boy


In The Shadow of Moon: Jim Mickle Weaves Sci-Fi & Noir Together In This Mind-Bending Thriller


The Death of Dick Long Offers A Fitting Follow-Up To Swiss Army Man


Takashi Miike’s First Love Is A Delightfully Earnest Rom-Com Set To An Onslaught Of Slaughter


The Lodge Offers a Chilling Follow-Up To Goodnight Mommy


The Pool Offers Savage Twists And A Ravenous Crocodile


VHYes Is A Coming-of-Age Found-Footage Comedy Ready To Rot Your Brain And Warm Your Heart


Sweetheart's Secret Monster is White Privilege 

In Jaw-Dropping Homage To The Twilight Zone, The Exhilarating The Vast of Night

A Movable Feast In The Dystopic The Platform


Here's my thoughts on The Platform's Fantastic Feast.


And a highlights piece for Ebert: Fantastic Fest 2019: Big Names, Big Buzz, A Scream Queen and a Wolfboy



INTERVIEWS

'Knives Out' Director Rian Johnson Weighs In On The Best Chris Debate


Exclusive: Rian Johnson On The 'Cats' Trailer And Chris Evans' Musical Dreams


Freddy's Revenge Star Mark Patton On The Secrets of Scream, Queen! My Nightmare on Elm Street


Scream, Queen! My Nightmare On Elm Street's Makers on the Future of Queer Horror 


The Coming Out Story of Scream, Queen! My Nightmare on Elm Street

How The Deeper You Dig's Toby Poser Turned Filmmaking Into A Family Affair

Writer-director Katrin Gebbe on Pelican Blood, psychopathy, and the power of mothers

Carlo Mirabella-Davis on the Feminist Horror of Swallow

Freddy's Revenge star Mark Patton on chilling with Cher and kissing David Bowie