A huge hit and award winner at Fantastic Fest 2010, Bedevilled, as well as the inspiring tale of a deaf MMA fighter, Hamill are among the audience award winners at the 2010 AFI Fest in Hollywood, CA.

Bedevilled, directed by Cheol-soo Jang, won the award in the New Auteurs section while Hamill, directed by Oren Kaplan, won in the Breakthrough category. Other audience award winners include Boy, directed by Taika Waititi, in the World Cinema category as well as Littlerock, directed by Mike Ott, in the Young Americans category. Read more about the films after the jump. Read More »

Film festivals are about three things. First is seeing huge, buzzed about films that no one has seen yet. Second is about discovering movies no one has heard of yet. And the third is seeing films no one will ever see again. After three days at the AFI Fest in Hollywood, CA, I’d hit one film in each category. The big film was Oscar contender The King’s Speech (read our review here), the discovery was the inspiring true life story of a deaf mixed martial artist called Hamill (pictured above) and the film no one will ever see is called Pulsar, a boring Belgian love story mixed with technological paranoia. Read reviews of the latter two films after the jump. Read More »