overlook film festival day three

There’s another day of repeat viewings left at the Overlook Film Festival as I type this up, but I’m rolling out of NOLA today and leaving it all behind. So long to the murderous humidity, blasting air conditioners, high calorie foods, and a vast sea of alcohol. My last day of the fest was day three, yesterday, which I spent indoors as much as possible. I also ended up partaking in the best the fest had to offer in the form of two movies – one of which I had already seen. The best event turned out to not be a movie at all, though. Instead, author Grady Hendrix returned to New Orleans to give Overlook attendees an early glimpse of his upcoming Paperbacks from Hell II: Think of the Children. The end result was one of the most entertaining experiences of my life.

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depraved trailer

Indie horror guru Larry Fessenden hasn’t directed a feature film since 2013, but he’s returning with Depraved. The film is a reimagining of Frankenstein, told through Fessenden’s own unique lens. Starring David Call, Joshua Leonard, Alex Breaux, Ana Kayne, Maria Dizzia, Chloë Levine, Owen Campbell and Addison TimlinDepraved will have its world premiere this month at What the Fest!?, and in honor of the festival debut, the first Depraved trailer is here. Watch it below.

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New Larry Fessenden Movie

Indie horror master Larry Fessenden made a name for himself directing a series of truly independent horror films, and now he’s set to return to filmmaking with the Frankenstein-inspired film Depraved. It will be Fessenden’s first feature film since 2013’s Beneath. More on the new Larry Fessenden movie below.

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