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    Fantastic Fest 2011 Announces Final wave of Film Programming

    September is the busiest month for the Sound On Sight team with Telluride, TIFF, Pop Montreal, The Atlantic Film Festival, New York Film Festival and yes Fantastic Fest. Starting September 22nd anyone interested in genre film will have their eyes on Fantastic Fest, one of the biggest and possibly coolest fests in the world. After […] More

  • Sound On Sight’s Best Films of 2010

    It’s always tricky for the Sound On Sight staff to choose their favourite films each year. Since we have contributors across the globe and because many movies have different release dates in various countries, there’s always a few movies that not everyone on our team has the opportunity to watch. These films have a disadvantage. […] More

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    Sound On Sight’s Best Films of 2010

    It’s always tricky for the Sound On Sight staff to choose their favourite films each year. Since we have contributors across the globe and because many movies have different release dates in various countries, their is always a few movies that not everyone on our team has the opportunity to watch. These films have a […] More

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    Top 10 Horror Films of 2010

    I was lucky enough to catch the World Premiere of both [Rec]2 and The Loved Ones in 2009 at the Toronto International Film Festival. And yes they did indeed make my last year. But unless you were at the TIFF screening, you wouldn’t have ever had a chance to catch either one of these gems. […] More

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    Tuesday Movie Poster Round Up

    1. The Gate: Grade B+ I just found out they were remaking this cheesy classic from the 80’s. But, instead of completely revamping the posters to distance itself from the original they recycled what is a great, and to some horror fans, an iconic image. 2.  A Woman, A Gun, and A Noodle Shop: Grade […] More

  • The Best Films Ever Screened At The Fantasia Film Festival (Part 3)

    Fantaisa has expanded its programming in the past five years and with that the festival has become even longer – perhaps too long. Ranging anywhere from three to four weeks, it leaves me pretty much brain-dead by the end of the month. Bloodshot eyes, Sleep deprivation and repetitive dinners at Al-Taib aren’t exactly a recipe […] More

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    Fantasia 2010: Ricky D Recommends The Loved Ones

    Sean Byrne’s debut feature, The Loved Ones, not only received a standing ovation at last year’s midnight madness screening at TIFF, but it was also the recipient of The Cadillac People’s Choice Award (Midnight Madness), and received a number of positive reviews (including our own). Anyone who has been following trends in world cinema cannot […] More

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    Frightfest 2010 – 10 to See

    Now in its 11th year, the UK’s premier horror, fantasy and extreme cinema festival is once again destined to bring terror and carnage to London’s West End, the Film4 sponsored Frightfest which runs for five days over the August Bank Holiday weekend at the Empire cinema looks certain to showcase the very best in genre […] More

  • Top 10 Horror Films of 2009

    1- The Children The concept of killer kids is nothing new, but The Children can safely join the list of great horror movies like The Omen, Home Movie, The Exorcist, The Innocents and Village of the Damned. The film is directed by Tom Shankland who also adapted the script form a story by Paul Andrew […] More

  • A closer look at the Toronto International Midnight Madness 2009 line up

    The Toronto International Film Festival has unveiled more major components of its 2009 lineup, as today organizers have announced the documentary films, the popular Midnight Madness series and Wavelengths, the festival’s “moving art” program. This is the section of the fest dedicated to horror, sci-fi and cult cinema and everything else we here at Sound […] More