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Fantastic Fest 2012

Fuck Up
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Who among us hasn’t wished that they could go back to childhood so that they could redo adulthood all over again? Whether they are big or little, all of us have regrets about some things we have done in our lives. If we’re lucky, we at least have help along

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Hail brings us to the brink and beyond with Daniel P. Jones’ amazing performance.

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Lee's Adventure
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Boy meets girl. Boy loses girl. Boy dedicates his life to getting girl back. It’s been done before, but wacky Chinese sci-fi Lee’s Adventure proves that the trope is still open to exciting new twists. A visually stunning and ambitious festival selection, Lee’s Adventure is The Matrix meets What Dreams

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Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning poster
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Action films can be fun. Action films that convey humanistic themes can be even better. But attempting to create an action film with deep meaning can be tricky, lest the film become overloaded with ponderousness and weirdness. It is here that Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning stumbles a bit, to

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Taped (2012)
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Not meaning to state the obvious, but the most effective thrillers and suspense films are those that create characters that viewers care about and then put said characters in situations that cause the viewer to experience an emotional reaction. Netherlands import Taped hits those two marks quite well, its only

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Yes please! Austin’s Fantastic Fest 2012 announced it second wave of films today, including one of the most anticipated films of the year, Looper, in the mix. This will bring Joseph Gordon Levitt and Rian Johnson to our fair city in September. JGL (Joseph Gordon Levitt) has become more than

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