If you’re a fan of genre film, you’ve had September 22-29 circled on your calendar for months. That’s when one of the most fun, depraved and intimate film festivals in the country once again invades Austin, Texas. It’s called Fantastic Fest and it features a huge blend of action, horror and sci-fi movies that most people haven’t heard of at the time, but we all hear about after. This year is no different. They announced the first wave of films in July and today we’ve got the second wave. Most of them are new to many of us, but then there are a few that we’ve covered in the past: Nacho Vigalondo‘s Extraterrestrial, Ti West‘s The Innkeepers, Lars Von Trier‘s Melancholia and Adam Wingard‘s You’re Next just to name a few. After the jump, read the full breakdown of the second wave of films. Read More »

Movie Trailer: Snowman’s Land

Snowman's Land

I came across this movie trailer for Tomasz Thomson‘s Snowman’s Land on FirstShowing. although it was originally found on Twitch. The German-language hitman dark comedy does have a Coen Brothers-vibe to it, but that might just be the subgenre itself. The movie tells the story of a professional killer who takes up an offer to protect the house of a crime boss in a remote region of the Carpathian Mountains.But when the crime bosses wife is accidentally killed, the glorified vacation “becomes a fight for survival for all parties involved.” Watch the trailer now embedded after the jump. Please leave your thoughts in the comments below. Read More »