It’s a common belief that we all have a Dopplegänger, a person that looks like us roaming the world. Hell, in a lot of stories, there is the trope of the evil twin. What we see in the mirror, come to life, but with malicious intent. Do we have a […]

ITHACA FANTASTIK: FREDDY/EDDY 2016 dir. Tini Tüllmann


Being a parent as a couple is extremely hard work. I can’t even imagine how difficult it is for a single parent, yet so many do it. And to be recently mourning the loss of anyone, let alone your partner, the simplest of things seem even more impossible. In Seth […]

ITHACA FANTASTIK: THE CRESCENT 2017 dir. Seth A. Smith


Being an introvert sucks. Period point blank. It is difficult to excel in this world without actively cultivating relationships. Mixing and mingling. And while I can do that online without an issue, in person, I tend to shut down a bit, and I’d rather head home to watch a movie. […]

PREMATURE EVALUATIONS: A BRIDE FOR RIP VAN WINKLE 2016 dir. ...



Have you ever wondered what it would be like if a young Tim Burton and Danny Elfman got involved with directing an episode of The Trailer Park Boys would look like? Probably not, but damn doesn’t that sound intriguing? Well, with the short film LUNCH LADIES, directed by J.M. Logan […]

GOT TIME FOR A QUICKIE?: LUNCH LADIES 2017 dir. J.M. ...


I want to trust in people’s best intentions. I feel that if we employed and practiced empathy, we would all be in a better situation as a society. If we as a people are inherently good, then embracing that will allow us all to grow. Herein lies a problem. Not […]

PREMATURE EVALUATIONS: POOR AGNES 2017 dir. Navin Ramaswaran




This year’s Fantastic Fest was packed with documentaries and even threw in a few mockumentaries into the mix. As I’ve begun to cover more festivals, I’ve grown to understand that the documentary categories are where it is at! Where else can you learn so much about the world in such […]

FANTASTIC FEST 2017: Documentary Round Up


While at Fantastic Fest, I was lucky enough to meet and spend some time with the director and producer of LOVE AND SAUCERS, Brad Abrahams and Matt Ralston respectively, the lovely documentary about one man’s life long experiences of close counters told via impressionistic paintings. Please check out the conversation […]

FANTASTIC FEST Interview: Brad Abrahams & Matt Ralston, LOVE AND ...


I’m not going to lie. I’m in a dark mood right now. And I needed a little sunshine to pierce that inky black darkness. What better way to do that than with a bittersweet short film about love and happiness, and the lingering after effects both, written and directed by […]

GOT TIME FOR A QUICKIE? ENDINGS AND BEGINNINGS 2017 dir. ...



Are we alone in this universe? Or are there other sentient beings out there? And if so, are they trying to make contact? I hope that we are not, and statistically speaking, we probably aren’t. But as for if we’ve been visited, it’s hard to tell given a lack of […]

FANTASTIC FEST 2017: LOVE AND SAUCERS review dir. Brad Abrahams