Coming up next Thursday from July third to July 21, the twelth edition of North America biggest film genre fest; namely Montreal's Fantasia Film Festival. In all more than 90 films will be showcase alongside 200 shorts in all genres, format and coming from all over the world from chilly Danemark to hot and damp Thailand.
Will be features the latest from Chinese filmmakers Johnny To, Oxide Pang and Feng Xiaogang, of horror icon Stuart Gordon, as well as of Galio's greatest master Dario Argento (try to imagine MOTHER OF TEARS in a huge movie theater with a thousand strong crowd attending and SCREAMING, even if the movie suck it's going to be a movie experienece anyway)
Also after many years worth of try, one of kung-fu cinema greatest living actors has finally accepted an invitation and none other than Gordon Liu himself will attent to present Lau Kar Leung final movie shot at the Shaw studio DISCIPLE OF SHAOLIN. Oh goodie.
Here below is the weblink for Fantasia site complete with programs and schedule. I will naturally attend and write about it for the french redition of this site. As for here I will at least send here any links on the fest a come acroos so stay tune.
Fantasia Weblink http://fantasiafestival.com/2008/en/
Also here a piece on one the world most disreputable filmmaker, the Ed Wood of our time ; Ube Boll who presented two film last year and showcase one this year; TUNNELS RATS. http://fantasiafestival.com/2008/fr/news/release.php?id=9