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Fantasia 2018: ‘Cam’ is Peak Internet Horror

Thomas O'Connor
Cam Directed by Daniel Goldhaber Written by Isa Mazzei 2018/USA The internet is a scary place. But it’s just the internet, right? At least, that’s what you tend to hear whenever someone falls victim to online violence like harassment, hate speech or even identity theft. Because it often (though not...
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Fantasia 2018: ‘Destiny: The Tale of Kamakura’ Is Saved by Its Strong Cast

Brian Marks
Destiny: The Tale of Kamakura Directed and Written by Takashi Yamazaki 2017/Japan Destiny: The Tale of Kamakura is a film displaced in time. It seems to yearn for a simpler time, free of worry and constraint, imbued with a child-like sense of wonder. There’s not much rhyme or reason to...
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‘The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot’ — A Fascinating Exercise in Genre Reinvention

Ricky D Fernandes
From the title alone, you might expect The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot to be a grindhouse spoof with excessive violence, exploding pustules, and other cheesy, sordid pleasures of an older form of midnight movie entertainment. As it turns out, The Man Who Killed Hitler and then The Bigfoot is the