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[Fantasia 2021] Capsule Reviews; THE RIGHTEOUS (2021) and ALIEN ON STAGE (2021)

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This year’s Fantasia 2021 Film Festival has had a lot of diverse entries in various genres, here are two we particularly enjoyed THE RIGHTEOUS (2021) (*** of 5) – Though it stars two of the leads from 2019’s Satanic dark

[FANTASIA 2021] MOVIE REVIEW: HELLBENDER is a captivating supernaturally tinged coming of age tale

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Director Toby Moser and the Adams Family’s tale of a girl’s awakening to a world of witchcraft is one of the best films of the Fantasia 2021 Film Festival. The supernatural and witchcraft, in particular, have long been used as

[FANTASIA 2021] MOVIE REVIEW: WOODLANDS DARK AND DAYS BEWITCHED: A HISTORY OF FOLK HORROR is one of the best specialist horror documentaries you can experience.

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While you might dismiss Woodlands Dark and Days Bewitched as yet another digest capsule horror documentary, film historian and director Kier-La Janisse opens up the world of this particular film niche into something even a casual observer would want to

[FANTASIA 2021] MOVIE REVIEW: AGNES is about the search for identity amidst the trappings of a possession horror film

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Director Mickey Reece helms this often confounding would-be horror that serves up a nunsploitation possession horror for its first half before turning into a quiet character study with shades of 2019’s Joker. When Agnes first starts its running time, a

[Fantasia 2021] Top 5 Films We’re Excited for at Fantasia 2021 Film Festival

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The Fantasia Film Festival kicks off this week and there are a ton of awesome genre movies debuting at the annual genre film festival based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. We’re going to be covering it here on Cult Following and