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Fantastic Fest: ‘Lords of Chaos’ Raises Hell in the Norwegian Black Metal Scene

Sarah Truesdale
Lords of Chaos Directed by Jonas Åkerlund Written by Dennis Magnusson 2018 | United Kingdom | Sweeden You don’t need to be a metalhead to enjoy this harrowing true story about how one black metal band went too far to prove they weren’t mere posers following the latest musical trend. Inspired by
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Fantastic Fest: ‘Ladyworld’ Shows There is Nothing Ladylike about Widespread Panic

Sarah Truesdale
Ladyworld Directed by Amanda Kramer Written by Amanda Kramer and Benjamin Shearn 2018 | USA There’s nothing quite like a disaster and the looming presence of the end of the world to reveal who you really are. Are you the leader? Are you the rebel? Maybe you’re the follower? And what if you
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Fantastic Fest: ‘Slut in a Good Way’ – A Sexually Liberated Rom-Com

Sarah Truesdale
Slut In a Good Way (Charlotte a du fun) Directed by Sophie Lorain Written by Catherine Léger 2018 | Canada In a longstanding stereotype of “locker room talk,” here comes a film that proves that women can hold their own in the sexually charged workplace atmosphere. Director Sophie Lorain brings audiences a
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Fantastic Fest: ‘An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn’ is a Movie You Won’t Soon Forget, for Better or Worse

Sarah Truesdale
An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn Directed by Jim Hosking Written by Jim Hosking, David Wike 2018, UK / USA Jim Hoskings’ An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn is a screwball comedy that throws the criminal ineptitude of Fargo and the absurdity of David Lynch’s work into a blender with the lid
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Fantastic Fest: ‘Starfish’ – Multi-sided and Pretty to Look at, But Slow Moving

Sarah Truesdale
Starfish Directed and Written by Al White 2018/USA Musician Al White of the UK band Ghostlight makes his film debut as a director, writer, and composer in Starfish, a surreal blend of slow-burning experimental horror and soft science fiction. It leads the audience down a dreamy and bizarre rabbit hole,
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‘Teen Titans Go! To the Movie’ – A Summer Mash-Up of Juvenile Humor and Self-Referential Wit

Sarah Truesdale
When Cartoon Network took the characters and actors from their beloved 2003 superhero dramedy series Teen Titans and revamped them into Looney Tune-style goofballs, fans were livid. However, that wacky series spawned a new fandom with an admittedly younger demographic. Needless to say, the news of a theatrical release of