FantasticFest is the largest genre film festival in the U.S., specializing in horror, fantasy, sci-fi, and action movies from all around the world. Here's a list of some of our favorite movies at FantasticFest.
On April 29, 2009, Jenny vanished from her apartment in the city of Los Angeles. The only piece of evidence recovered was a digital hard-drive from her mac laptop. On the day she vanished, ... See full summary »
Be careful of what you touch. A large meteor is heading quickly toward Earth. A space defense launches a missile and seems to destroy the meteor. But a small piece of the meteor lands in a ... See full summary »
Three years after a tragic accident leaves a student dead at the annual Homecoming dance, a group of senior friends anxious about the return of Homecoming Night to their sleepy Southern ... See full summary »
A rookie journalist has returned to the abandoned frontier of Earth with the dream of writing a career-making story about the descendants of those who were left behind. There she finds a ... See full summary »
Asa Turner and Jake Windsor attempt to outwit the evil General Jackobson and the worldgov who have an unknown personal vendetta against Turner. They take refuge in the worldgov's enemy nation of Ethiopia.
Special Agent Sally Biggs has a secret. She can rewind time--a few seconds--whenever she wants. It's enough to make her a celebrity at the FBI and control almost everything in her life. But deep down, she's afraid of the pain that comes from the things no one can control. Her worst fears are realized when her scientist husband disappears mysteriously. Paranormal apparitions begin to surround her. Strangers with terrifying technologies know her secret, and want her dead. Her only clue is her husband's ghost--who she follows onto a battlefield she never knew existed. She must discover the awesome truth that ties all the mysteries together, before the fabric of her being--and the ones she loves most--fade out of reality. Written by
This somewhat cerebral film contains an intriguing and sweeping story done adequately well on a low, indie budget. The plot raises many questions which leads one to look forward from this prequel to future films which more fully spell out the whole 95er universe. Sally's progression from a selfish, controlling person to a more insightful, likable one is good character development. The interweaving of the Dickens Christmas Carol story themes with those of the movie plot is brilliant. By the way, did anyone notice that the chess scene game duplicates a famous chess game from real life? Several little touches like this add to the richness of the fabric of this jewel of a film.
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