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Review: EXTRA ORDINARY, Potent Mix of Broad Comedy and Sweet Story

A psychic driving instructor fights to save a young girl from a satanic sacrifice at the hands of a washed up psychedelic rock star in directors Enda Loughman & Mike Ahern's Extra Ordinary. This dark comic fantasy from Ireland absolutely...

Grimmfest 2019: WHY DON`T YOU JUST DIE! Big Winner at Fest

Grimmfest wrapped up its festivities the previous weekend. After much lost sleep was caught up on, the hangovers long subsided, it was time to announce this year's award winners. This year proved if you could bring the horror and the...

Telluride Horror Show 2019: Second Wave Includes DANIEL ISN'T REAL, EXTRA ORDINARY, And GIRL WITH NO MOUTH

Just two weeks until the Telluride Horror Show descends on the small Colorado town and the festival has announced its second wave of titles, rounding out this year's lineup.    Festival favorites Daniel Isn't Real and Extra Ordinary lead the...

Toronto After Dark 2019: First Ten Films Include COME TO DADDY, THE WRETCHED And EXTRA ORDINARY

Toronto After Dark have announced the first ten films in this year's lineup. TADFF is the go to genre event of the Fall here in our fair city and the festival continues to bring a collection of festival favorites and...

Lund 2019: KNIVES AND SKIN Will Open Swedish Genre Fest, THE MORTUARY COLLECTION to Close

The Lund Fantastic Film Festival is fast approaching and the next wave of titles were announced on Friday. Werewolf, Monument and Bliss were announced in the first wave, and this next batch gets even better.    Jennifer Leeder's hypnotic Knives and...

Mayhem 2019: First Three Titles Announced, EXTRA ORDINARY, SWORD OF GOD (THE MUTE) And SOMETHING ELSE

Mayhem returns to Nottingham, England this October and it is bringing some friends. The festival announced the first three titles for this year's program.    The Mayhem audience can look forward to Mike Ahern and Enda Loughman's wonderful horror comedy...

REALIVE Interview: Mateo Gil on His Latest Science Fiction Effort

Mateo Gil made a name for himself firstly as the writer of Alejandro Amenábar - he co-wrote such films as Thesis, Open Your Eyes (later remade by Cameron Crowe as Vanilla Sky) and The Sea Inside - but he has...

Fantasia 2016 Review: REALIVE Deeply Engages With Medical Morality And The Human Condition

When screenwriters turn towards directing their own features, the case is often that they can make their talkiest screenplay into a film. This is not necessary a bad thing at all, especially considering the case of Mateo Gil's new science...