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Dispatch: Fantastic Fest Selections Include a Top-Tier Thriller that Blends Live Action and Animation

Our Fantastic Fest coverage continues with these highlights from the genre film festival in Austin, Texas. Suitable Flesh Director Joe Lynch has often managed to give known-quantity actors a platform […]

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Dispatch: Austin’s Fantastic Fest Features a Riff on Stephen King and a Witty, Demonic Coming-of-Age Thriller

Our Fantastic Fest coverage continues with these highlights from the genre film festival in Austin, Texas. Pet Sematary: Bloodlines In the press notes for Pet Sematary: Bloodlines (the prequel to […]

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Dispatch: Fantastic Fest Continues with Four Films that Highlight the Program’s Daring Choices

Our Fantastic Fest coverage continues with these highlights from the genre film festival in Austin, Texas. The Toxic Avenger Fantastic Fest opened with a bang and a banger: this remake […]

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Dispatch: Highlights from Fantastic Fest, a Genre Film Festival for the People

Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas, is something of a Mecca to genre film lovers, a supporter and champion of challenging and thought-provoking new cinema, as well as a platform for […]

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Preview: Highlights from Reeling, Chicago’s LGBTQ+ Film Festival

This article was written by Alejandro A. Riera Chicago’s robust fall film festival season begins this weekend with Reeling 2023: The 41st Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival. Coinciding with the […]

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Preview: CHIRP Radio’s First Music Film Festival Starts Thursday at the Davis Theater

CHIRP Radio is launching its first film festival this week. But it won’t feature the latest action flick or hot indie rom-coms. As you might expect, CHIRP’s festival will feature […]

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Preview: The 20th Anniversary Chicago African Diaspora Film Festival Uplifts Black, Indigenous Culture

This article was written by Sarah Luyengi. Finally! Summer is right around the corner and with it not only comes an array of outdoor concerts and cheap food trucks and […]

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Preview: Doc10 Returns to Feature the Best Documentary Filmmaking of the Year

Now in its eighth edition, the weekend-long Doc10 Film Festival is Chicago’s only all-documentary film festival. Every year, the festival screens 10 of the best documentaries (including a program of […]

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Dispatch: Siskel’s European Union Film Festival Concludes with Compelling Personal Stories

The Chicago European Union Film Festival screens throughout March at downtown’s Siskel Film Center. Third Coast Review staff bring you capsule reviews of select premieres and special screenings each week. […]

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Dispatch: Week Three at Chicago European Union Film Festival

The Chicago European Union Film Festival screens throughout March at downtown’s Siskel Film Center. Third Coast Review staff bring you capsule reviews of select premieres and special screenings each week. […]

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Dispatch: Variety of Films, Emotions and Sexy Firefighters as Siskel’s EU Film Festival Continues

The Chicago European Union Film Festival screens throughout March at downtown’s Siskel Film Center. Third Coast Review staff bring you capsule reviews of select premieres and special screenings each week. […]

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Siskel Film Center Goes Abroad with Month-long Chicago European Union Film Festival and Opener Hilma

Spread throughout the entire month of March, the 26th Chicago European Union Film Festival continues the annual tradition of celebrating emerging voices and providing a showcase of provocative perspectives from […]

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