Fantasy Filmfest 2012

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1.
Killer Joe (2011)
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When a debt puts a young man's life in danger, he turns to putting a hit out on his evil mother in order to collect the insurance. (102 mins.)
 
2.
Resolution (2012)
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A man imprisons his estranged junkie friend in an isolated cabin in the boonies San Diego to force him through a week of sobriety, but the events of that week are being mysteriously manipulated. (93 mins.)
 
3.
Crawl (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
A seedy bar owner hires a mysterious Croatian to commit murder, but a planned double-crossing backfires when a young waitress is taken hostage. A suspenseful, yet darkly humorous chain of events builds to a bloodcurdling climax. (80 mins.)
Director: Paul China
 
4.
Grabbers (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
When an island off the coast of Ireland is invaded by bloodsucking aliens, the heroes discover that getting drunk is the only way to survive. (94 mins.)
Director: Jon Wright
 
5.
Blind Alley (2011)
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A young woman spends a night trapped inside a laundromat with a serial killer. (76 mins.)
 
6.
V/H/S (2012)
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When a group of misfits are hired by an unknown third party to burglarize a desolate house and acquire a rare VHS tape, they discover more found footage than they bargained for. (116 mins.)
 
7.
Sightseers (2012)
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Chris wants to show girlfriend Tina his world, but events soon conspire against the couple and their dream caravan holiday takes a very wrong turn. (88 mins.)
Director: Ben Wheatley
 
8.
Cleanskin (2012)
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A British secret service agent is faced with the task of pursuing and eliminating a British-born suicide bomber and his terrorist cell. (108 mins.)
Director: Hadi Hajaig
 
9.
Columbus Circle (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
An heiress who's been shut inside her apartment building for nearly two decades is forced to confront her fears after one of her neighbors is killed and a detective arrives to begin the investigation. (82 mins.)
Director: George Gallo
 
10.
In Their Skin (2012)
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The Hughes cottage vacation is violently interrupted by a family on a murderous and identity stealing journey, in search of the "perfect" life. (97 mins.)
 
11.
The Possession (2012)
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A young girl buys an antique box at a yard sale, unaware that inside the collectible lives a malicious ancient spirit. The girl's father teams with his ex-wife to find a way to end the curse upon their child. (92 mins.)
Director: Ole Bornedal
 
12.
Chained (2012)
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Bob, a cab-driving serial killer who stalks his prey on the city streets alongside his reluctant protégé Tim, who must make a life or death choice between following in Bob's footsteps or breaking free from his captor. (94 mins.)
Director: Jennifer Lynch
 
13.
Detention (2011)
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As a copycat killer named after movie villain Cinderhella stalks the student body at Grizzly Lake High School, a group of co-eds band together to survive while serving detention. (93 mins.)
Director: Joseph Kahn
 
14.
Portrait of a Zombie (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  
When son, Billy, becomes a zombie the family chooses to take care of him in the home much to the chagrin of the neighbors and the local crime boss. (89 mins.)
Director: Bing Bailey
 
15.
After (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
When two bus crash survivors awake to discover that they are the only people left in their town, they work together to unravel the truth behind the strange events. (90 mins.)
Director: Ryan Smith
 
16.
Sushi Girl (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Upon his release from prison, Fish is brought to an abandoned restaurant by his old associate, Duke, to celebrate his newfound freedom. However, there's unfinished business that Duke is determined to solve. (98 mins.)
Director: Kern Saxton
 
17.
Stitches (2012)
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A clown comes back from the dead to haunt those who took his life during a fatal party mishap. (86 mins.)
Director: Conor McMahon
 
18.
Cockneys vs Zombies (2012)
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A gang of bank robbers fight their way out of a zombie-infested London. (88 mins.)
Director: Matthias Hoene
 
19.
Inbred (2011)
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Four young offenders and their care workers visit the remote Yorkshire village of Mortlake, which prides on keeping itself to itself. A minor incident with locals rapidly escalates into a blood-soaked, deliriously warped nightmare. (90 mins.)
Director: Alex Chandon
 
20.
Violet & Daisy (2011)
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Two teenage assassins accept what they think will be a quick-and-easy job, until an unexpected target throws them off their plan. (88 mins.)
 
21.
Morituris (2011)
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While out driving, three young men meet two beautiful women and convince them to go with them to a rave out in a remote location... (83 mins.)
 
22.
The Day (2011)
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A group of five people working to stay alive in a post-apocalyptic future discover what they think is a safe, abandoned farmhouse, but they soon find themselves fighting to stay alive as a gang of bloodthirsty predators attack. (87 mins.)
 
23.
Angle mort (2011)
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The relationship between Eric and Stephanie is floundering. They decide to leave for the Republic of Santiago to visit the famous ruins. Once there, they learn that a serial killer rages on steep roads of the region, eliminating drunk drivers. (79 mins.)
Director: Dominic James
 
24.
Girls Against Boys (2012)
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After a series of bad experiences with men, Shae teams up with her co-worker, Lu, who has a simple, deadly way of dealing with the opposite sex. (93 mins.)
Director: Austin Chick
 
25.
Flying Swords of Dragon Gate (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Set three years after Dragon Inn, innkeeper Jade has disappeared and a new inn has risen from the ashes - one that's staffed by marauders masquerading as law-abiding citizens, who hope to unearth the fabled lost city buried in the desert. (122 mins.)
Director: Hark Tsui
 
26.
Excision (2012)
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A disturbed and delusional high school student with aspirations of a career in medicine goes to extremes to earn the approval of her controlling mother. (81 mins.)
 
27.
Wrath (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  
Traveling south to the coast through the remote Boanyoo Ranges, a group of friends encounter a stranger. Stopping to help they endure a shocking and unrelenting game of cat-and-mouse. They discover that nothing will ever be the same again. (96 mins.)
 
28.
Vamps (2012)
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Two female vampires in modern-day New York City are faced with daunting romantic possibilities. (92 mins.)
Director: Amy Heckerling
 
29.
The Aggression Scale (2012)
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Four heavily armed hitmen and two unusual teenagers go to war over $500,000 of stolen cash. (85 mins.)
 
30.
Beast (2011)
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Bruno loves his wife Maxine. But something is wrong. Their love is not what it once was, and Maxine has found someone else... (83 mins.)
Director: Christoffer Boe
 
31.
God Bless America (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
On a mission to rid society of its most repellent citizens, terminally ill Frank makes an unlikely accomplice in 16-year-old Roxy. (105 mins.)
 
32.
Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
John looks to take down Luc Deveraux after a home invasion claims his wife and daughter. The fight pits John against Andrew Scott and an army of genetically enhanced warriors; meanwhile, he must contend with a UniSol in relentless pursuit. (114 mins.)
Director: John Hyams
 
33.
The Ghostmaker (2012)
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A group of friends use an ancient coffin to experience the world as ghosts. Inspired by true events. (91 mins.)
Director: Mauro Borrelli
 
34.
The Tall Man (2012)
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When her child goes missing, a mother looks to unravel the legend of the Tall Man, an entity who allegedly abducts children. (106 mins.)
Director: Pascal Laugier
 
35.
Comedown (2012)
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Six friends who turn the deserted the tower block they lived in as kids into a pirate radio station soon learn they are not alone, as a resident psychopath begins hunting them down. (90 mins.)
Director: Menhaj Huda
 
36.
13 Eerie (2013)
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Six forensic undergrads embark on a scientific expedition to a remote island that was once used as illegal biological testing grounds for life-term prisoners. (87 mins.)
Director: Lowell Dean
 
37.
The Awakening (2011)
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In 1921, England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost. Everything she believes unravels as the 'missing' begin to show themselves. (102 mins.)
Director: Nick Murphy
 
38.
The Baytown Outlaws (2012)
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When three redneck brothers agree to help a woman save her godson from an abusive stepfather, they become targets on the run from an odd cast of characters. (98 mins.)
Director: Barry Battles