Fred Topel reviews ‘Horeshead,’ ‘It Follows,’ ‘Let Us Prey,’ ‘Wastelander Panda: Exile’ and more from Fantastic Fest 2014.
LAIKA’s latest stop-motion fantasy is messier than its first two family films, but one man’s junk is another man’s treasure. Or is it the other way around?
The secret screening at Fantastic Fest 2014 is intense, graphic, disturbing and mysterious.
Bennett Jones’s absurdist comedy is so weird that it’s worth experiencing.
A smart, inventive relationship drama with a horror twist.
Ruben Ostlund’s beautifully shot disaster movie asks meaningful questions about how we react in a crisis.
Miroslav Slaboshpitsky’s film starring deaf actors, filmed in sign language without subtitles, is outstanding.
Salma Hayek does ‘Die Hard’ in an apartment with Joe Lynch’s action-packed and inventive ‘Everly.’
Gabriel Basso and Kathryn Prescott bring a little humanity to ‘The Hive,’ a deadly virus movie shot in an off-putting, even obnoxious way.
Keanu Reeves plays a hitman in ‘John Wick,’ and he may just be cinema’s next great badass.
Mark Hartley’s documentary about the b-movie production company Cannon Films is fun but mean-spirited.
Kevin Smith’s latest horror comedy is the punchline to a joke that was funnier without one.
The second 26-part horror anthology is even better than the original.
Wes Ball’s sci-fi sidescroller races breathlessly towards a laughable conclusion.
Liam Neeson stars in a private detective thriller that’s almost disturbing enough to be interesting.
Gareth Edwards’ distinctive vision of ‘Godzilla’ comes home on a beautiful Blu-ray with adequate special features.
Ghostbusters 2 finally comes to Blu-ray in a two-disc Blu-ray set with impressive transfers and some – but not enough – great special features.
William Bibbiani reviews ‘October Gale,’ ‘Revenge of the Green Dragons’ and ‘Tokyo Tribe’ as TIFF 2014 concludes.
Brian Formo looks at some indies starring Keira Knightley, Sam Rockwell, Chloe Grace Moretz and Sullivan Stapleton and two foreign films, all from TIFF 2014.
Idris Elba and Taraji Henson star in a no-good thriller that lets both of them down.