Dare To Spot THE CREEP BEHIND THE CAMERA In This Trailer

Once upon a time in 1964, there was an excruciatingly bad alien invasion film, one made with legendary ineptitude. And it wasn't the famous Plan 9 From Outer Space. This one was worse. It was called The Creeping Terror. Pete... More »
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Imagine Film Festival 2014 Reveals Whopping Line-up

On the 9th of April this year, the Amsterdam-based Imagine Film Festival will start, opening with Christophe Gans' Beauty And The Beast. And now that the festival's site reveals its entire program, it turns out that its opener is not... More »
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Imagine 2014: First Trailer For Dutch Horror THE POOL

[Updated with subtitled trailer] A small pool in a forest may contain a bad secret or two, in the Dutch horror thriller The Pool (De Poel), directed by Chris W. Mitchell. He also co-wrote the script with starring actor Gijs... More »
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IMAGINE 2013 Review: Anime Movie 009 RE: CYBORG 3D Dazzles And Baffles

(After seeing this film I am "Himmelhoch jauchzend, zum Tode betrübt"...) One of the great things about film festivals is that they allow people to see Japanese anime films in a cinema. Being able to do so is such a... More »
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The RESOLUTION Boys Go Deep Sea Diving, Guerrilla Style

In preparation for their trip to the Imagine Film Festival in Amsterdam next week, The gentlemen behind Resolution, one of our favorite smart horror subversions of the past years, have taken to some most dire of straights to make sure... More »
  

IMAGINE 2012 Winners Revealed, and THE RAID Scores the Audience Award!

This weekend saw the end of the 2012 edition of the Imagine Film Festival in Amsterdam, a member of the European Fantastic Film Festivals Federation (EFFFF). Several films were awarded in different categories but the Sp!ts Silver Scream Award 2012... More »
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Imagine 2010: OBLIVION ISLAND: HARUKA AND THE MAGIC MIRROR Review

Japanese animation films were sorely missed at last year's Imagine Film Festival Amsterdam, but that criticism was taken to heart by the programmers so this year anime was back in a big way with representations by Studio 4C, MadHouse and... More »
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Imagine 2010: LIFE AND DEATH OF A PORNO GANG Review

(Warning: this article can be considered NSFW, especially if you run the trailer that is embedded in it...)  Is Serbia about to become the new Korea? The question seems preposterous but a close look at recent festivals reveals a surprising... More »
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A very, VERY NSFW trailer for "LIFE AND DEATH OF A PORNO GANG"

Really, is there a trailer category above "red-band"? We might need it...  Through the site of the Imagine Festival (formerly known as the Amsterdam Fantastic Film Festival) I learned about the trailer for the Serbian shocker "Life and Death of... More »
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