Fantasy Filmfest 2011

View:
Log in to copy items to your own lists.
1.
The Lost Bladesman (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
The story of legendary Guan Yu crossing five passes & slaying six generals. He played a major role in the civil war that led to the collapse of Han Dynasty & the establishment of Shu Han of the 3 Kingdoms, making Liu Bei its first emperor. (109 mins.)
 
2.
Phase 7 (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Inside a quarantined apartment building a man must protect his pregnant wife from his new neighbors. (95 mins.)
 
3.
Point Blank (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Samuel, a male nurse, saves the life of a thief whose henchmen take Samuel's wife hostage and force him to spring their boss. (81 mins.)
Director: Fred Cavayé
 
4.
The Prey (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Bank-robber Franck Adrien is serving a prison sentence after robbing a national bank. Before he was... (102 mins.)
Director: Eric Valette
 
5.
Rabies (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A brother and sister who run away from home find sanctuary in a deserted nature reserve. When the sister falls into the trap of a psychopathic killer... (90 mins.)
 
6.
Stake Land (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Martin was a normal teenage boy before the country collapsed in an empty pit of economic and political disaster... (98 mins.)
Director: Jim Mickle
 
7.
The Depraved (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Anxious to explore the mysterious hidden world under metropolitan Berlin, an international group of four urban explorers hires a local guide... (94 mins.)
Director: Andy Fetscher
 
8.
22nd of May (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A bomb explodes in a shopping mall. Sam the security agent tries to save the victims, but at the end he runs off. Later he encounters all the people he saved. They all think that somehow he is responsible for what happened. (88 mins.)
Director: Koen Mortier
 
9.
3-D Sex and Zen: Extreme Ecstasy (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
As a conceited scholar of the Ming Dynasty, Wei Yangsheng believes that since life is short, one should... (129 mins.)
 
10.
A Horrible Way to Die (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
An escaped murderer is in pursuit of his ex-girlfriend, who has fled to start a new life in a small town. (87 mins.)
Director: Adam Wingard
 
11.
A Lonely Place to Die (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A group of mountaineers in the Scottish Highlands discover a kidnapped girl and are pursued by her captors. (99 mins.)
Director: Julian Gilbey
 
12.
American Translation (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A sexually ambiguous Frenchman tours his native countryside with his naive American lover in pursuit of the ultimate thrill... (109 mins.)
 
13.
The Assault (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Based on a true story, a SWAT team is tasked with storming a high-jacked Air France plane to save its passengers. (91 mins.)
Director: Julien Leclercq
 
14.
Attack the Block (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A teen gang in South London defend their block from an alien invasion. (88 mins.)
Director: Joe Cornish
 
15.
Chillerama (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
It's the closing night at the last drive-in theater in America, and Cecil Kaufman has planned to show four movies, which are so rare that they have never been exhibited publicly on American soil, until this very night. (120 mins.)
 
16.
Cowboys & Aliens (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A spaceship arrives in Arizona, 1873, to take over the Earth, starting with the Wild West region. A posse of cowboys and natives are all that stand in their way. (119 mins.)
Director: Jon Favreau
 
17.
The Dead (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
An American mercenary, the sole survivor of a plane crash, has to run the gauntlet across Africa, battling with the living dead. (105 mins.)
 
18.
Deadheads (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Two inexplicably coherent zombies awake amidst a zombie attack, and decide to take a road trip to find the one's lost love, unaware they are being chased by the agents of a ruthless company with its own agenda. (96 mins.)
 
19.
The Divide (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Survivors of a nuclear attack are grouped together for days in the basement of their apartment building, where fear and dwindling supplies wear away at their dynamic. (112 mins.)
Director: Xavier Gens
 
20.
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A young girl sent to live with her father and his new girlfriend believes that she has released creatures from a sealed ash pit in the basement of her new home. (99 mins.)
Director: Troy Nixey
 
21.
End of Animal (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A story about a pocket-sized apocalypse shows the day when electricity disappears and the road becomes a dog-eat-dog world. (114 mins.)
Director: Sung-hee Jo
 
22.
F (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
A group of teachers must defend themselves from a gang of murderous kids when their school comes under siege after hours. (79 mins.)
 
23.
False Trail (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
The sequel to Jagarna (1996), the film concerns Erik who is asked to return to his hometown in Sweden to solve a brutal murder... (129 mins.)
Director: Kjell Sundvall
 
24.
Final Destination 5 (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Survivors of a suspension-bridge collapse learn there's no way you can cheat Death. (92 mins.)
Director: Steven Quale
 
25.
Good Neighbors (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Victor is new to Montreal and attempts to make friends with the wheelchair-bound Spencer and the cat-loving Louise, but everybody is on edge with a serial killer terrorizing the neighborhood. (99 mins.)
Director: Jacob Tierney
 
26.
Grave Encounters (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
For their ghost hunting reality show, a production crew locks themselves inside an abandoned mental hospital that's supposedly haunted - and it might prove to be all too true. (92 mins.)
 
27.
Le poil de la bête (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Takes place in 1665 in New France at a time when a part of Canada was colonialized by France. Joseph... (100 mins.)
Director: Philippe Gagnon
 
28.
Hell (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
In the not too distant future, people struggle to survive their greatest enemy, the sun. (89 mins.)
Director: Tim Fehlbaum
 
29.
Hesher (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A young boy has lost his mother and is losing touch with his father and the world around him. Then he meets Hesher who manages to make his life even more chaotic. (106 mins.)
Director: Spencer Susser
 
30.
Hideaways (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
James Furlong, motherless, discovered an extraordinary gift by accident which caused the death of his father and his grandmother. (88 mins.)
Director: Agnès Merlet
 
31.
The Holding (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
A heart-pounding suspense thriller, set on an isolated farm in England's beautiful, rugged Peak District. (89 mins.)
Director: Susan Jacobson
 
32.
In Your Hands (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
An act of revenge takes an unexpected turn in this psychological drama from French writer and director Lola Doillon... (81 mins.)
Director: Lola Doillon
 
33.
The Innkeepers (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
During the final days at the Yankee Pedlar Inn, two employees determined to reveal the hotel's haunted past begin to experience disturbing events as old guests check in for a stay. (101 mins.)
Director: Ti West
 
34.
Kill List (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Nearly a year after a botched job, a hitman takes a new assignment with the promise of a big payoff for three killings. What starts off as an easy task soon unravels, sending the killer into the heart of darkness. (95 mins.)
Director: Ben Wheatley
 
35.
The Burma Conspiracy (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Largo Winch, the newly appointed CEO of the W Group, is accused of crimes against humanity on the very day he announces his intention to sell his corporation and use the proceeds to create a humanitarian foundation. (119 mins.)
Director: Jérôme Salle
 
36.
The Last Death (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Dr. Alexanderson finds an unconscious young man by the doorstep of his cabin. He will try to piece together... (104 mins.)
Director: David Ruiz
 
37.
Little Deaths (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
Composed of three disturbingly sensual and terrifying short narratives, unified by the twin themes of sex and death. (94 mins.)
 
38.
The Mortician (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
The mortician is a lone-wolf, emotionally cold and distant to the outside world and it's inhabitants. But then a boy shows up at his doorstep after witnessing his mother's murder and his world of solitude is turned upside down. (89 mins.)
 
39.
Forbidden House (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
(80 mins.)
Director: Hélène Angel
 
40.
On the Ice (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
In Barrow, Alaska, teenagers Qalli and Aivaaq find their bond tested when a seal-hunting trip goes wrong, resulting in the death of their friend. (96 mins.)
 
41.
Perfect Sense (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A chef and a scientist fall in love as an epidemic begins to rob people of their sensory perceptions. (92 mins.)
Director: David Mackenzie
 
42.
Red State (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Set in Middle America, a group of teens receive an online invitation for sex, though they soon encounter fundamentalists with a much more sinister agenda. (88 mins.)
Director: Kevin Smith
 
43.
Repeaters (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A gritty mind-bending thriller about three twenty-somethings who find themselves in an impossible time labyrinth, where each day they awaken to the same terrifying day as the preceding one. (89 mins.)
Director: Carl Bessai
 
44.
Saint (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A horror film that depicts St. Nicholas as a murderous bishop who kidnaps and murders children when there is a full moon on December 5. (85 mins.)
Director: Dick Maas
 
45.
Shaolin (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
After ambushing and killing his rival, losing everything in the process, dispirited warlord Hou Jie turns to a Shaolin monastery seeking salvation. (131 mins.)
Director: Benny Chan
 
46.
The Snowtown Murders (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Based on true events, 16 year-old Jamie falls in with his mother's new boyfriend and his crowd of self-appointed neighborhood watchmen, a relationship that leads to a spree of torture and murder. (119 mins.)
Director: Justin Kurzel
 
47.
Suicide Room (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
After suffering extreme humiliation at school, Dominik holes himself up in his room and begins spending all his time in a virtual reality chat room. (110 mins.)
Director: Jan Komasa
 
48.
Super (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
After his wife falls under the influence of a drug dealer, an everyday guy transforms himself into Crimson Bolt, a superhero with the best intentions, but lacking in heroic skills. (96 mins.)
Director: James Gunn
 
49.
Territories (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Five friends return home from a marriage in Canada to the United States. Not far from the border, two customs officers stop them to check their identity. (91 mins.)
Director: Olivier Abbou
 
50.
The Valdemar Legacy (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Luisa Llorente, an expert on taxation of old buildings, had recently gone to the Victorian mansion Valdemar... (104 mins.)
 
51.
The Valdemar Legacy II: The Forbidden Shadow (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
Second part of the Valdemar saga. Ana and Eduardo are sent to assist in the investigation of the disappearance of Luisa. In the middle of the road they find Luisa escaping. At the end the three are kidnapped. A gruesome fate awaits. (92 mins.)
 
52.
The Veteran (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A soldier returning from the war in Afghanistan uncovers a conspiracy involving the intelligence services and a gang of drug dealers. (98 mins.)
Director: Matthew Hope
 
53.
War Games (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
Seven friends travel to the countryside to play war in the woods. They stumble upon three paranoid and sadistic ex-soldiers. (93 mins.)
Director: Cosimo Alemà
 
54.
YellowBrickRoad (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
1940: the entire population of Friar, New Hampshire walked up a winding mountain trail, leaving everything behind. 2008: the first official expedition into the wilderness attempts to solve the mystery of the lost citizens of Friar. (98 mins.)
 
55.
The Yellow Sea (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The story of a cab driver in Yanji City, a region between North Korea, China and Russia. His wife goes to Korea to earn money... (157 mins.)
Director: Hong-jin Na
 
56.
This Week in Horror (2010 TV Series)
Episode: The Walking Dead (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
It was only a matter of time before the dead rose from their graves to descend upon our studio, luckily... (60 mins.)
 
57.
Julia X (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
Meeting a man on the Internet, Julia decides to see him in person, only to get abducted and branded with the letter "x" by that guy. A game of cat and mouse follows, but the story has an unexpected twist. (92 mins.)
Director: P.J. Pettiette
 
58.
Norwegian Ninja (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
The true story of how Commander Arne Treholt and his Ninja Force saved Norway during the Cold War. (77 mins.)
 
59.
Viva Berlin! (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
(25 mins.)
Director: Moritz Mohr
 
60.
In Her Skin (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Tale of a 15-year-old Australian girl who goes missing. (107 mins.)
Director: Simone North
 
61.
The Revenant (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
In Los Angeles, a fallen soldier who has joined the ranks of the living dead reunites with his best friend in order to deal with the city's drug dealers and killers - a perfect way to collect the blood that one of them so desperately needs. (117 mins.)
Director: Kerry Prior
 
62.
Wasted on the Young (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
When a high school party goes dangerously off the rails, one teenager finds that revenge is just a computer click away. (97 mins.)
Director: Ben C. Lucas
 
63.
The Woman (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
When a successful country lawyer captures and attempts to "civilize" the last remaining member of a violent clan that has roamed the Northeast coast for decades, he puts the lives of his family in jeopardy. (101 mins.)
Director: Lucky McKee
 
64.
Lock Up (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A father with problems to communicate with his son and to educate him decide to send the problematic child to a correctional center. The father can't imagine the type of education that this correctional center is going to give to his son. (92 mins.)
Director: Xavi Giménez
 
65.
Cold Fish (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
When Syamoto's teenage daughter is caught stealing, a generous middle-aged man helps resolve the situation... (146 mins.)
Director: Sion Sono