Fantasia Film Festival Review: Midnight (2021)

Fantasia Film Festival Review: Midnight (2021)

Featured image: Wi Ha-Joon as Do Shik in Midnight. (Courtesy of Fantasia.) Directed and written by Kwon Oh-seung. Starring Wi Ha-Joon, Jin Ki-Yoo, Kil Hae-yeon. Runtime 1h 43 min. Midnight had its Canadian Premiere at the Fantasia Film Festival on August 22, 2021. I’m a total sucker for South Korean thrillers, and thrillers in general, especially ones [...]

Fantasia Film Festival Review: The Slug (2021)

Fantasia Film Festival Review: The Slug (2021)

When Chun-hee is struck by lightning, she wakes up, stunned; and soon discovers that she is being visited by herself from when she was a kid, the same age as when she first lost her parents. In one of the film's tenderest aspects, this version of the character is called Chun-hee's Childhood (played by Park Hye Jin). Moments of flashbacks are shown throughout the script, as we get further insight to the character of Chun-hee.l

Fantasia Film Festival: 14 Most Anticipated Films

Fantasia Film Festival: 14 Most Anticipated Films

Featured Image: Tom Meeten as Paul Dood in Paul Dood’s Deadly Lunch Break. (Courtesy of Fantasia.) Last year, I was lucky enough to be able to cover the Fantasia International Film Festival for my first festival as a member of the press. It was an exciting time; reviewing films and doing interviews for them. I’m [...]