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If you’re not able to attend Fantastic Fest but would like to sample previous years, there is no shortage of funny, scary, thrilling, or just plain weird genre content available to stream through common online providers. Here’s the ultimate list:

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The 2013 Fantastic Fest Tour at the Alamo Drafthouse! Without a doubt, 2013 had one of the strongest and most eclectic lineups in the history of film festivals, and now you can find out for yourself as a condensed version hits Kansas City this weekend.

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George Hickman is an Austin film maniac who does not sleep. Here’s Part Three of his capsule reviews of all the movies he saw at Fantastic Fest 2013 this year!

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While it doesn’t make a lot of sense, or take up a lot of running time on its own, it doesn’t need to. It’s all about cultivating the kind of atmosphere Metallica and metal bands in general have always embraced.

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George Hickman is an Austin film maniac who does not sleep. Here’s Part Two of his capsule reviews of all the movies he saw at Fantastic Fest 2013 this year!

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George Hickman is an Austin film maniac who does not sleep. Here’s Part One of his capsule reviews of all the movies he saw at Fantastic Fest 2013 this year!

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Fantastic Fest 2013 Award Winners

by Eric Melin on September 23, 2013

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At Fantastic Fest 2013, “Jodorowsky’s Dune” wins the Audience Award and the Documentary Feature, while Ari Folman’s “The Congress” wins Fantastic Features Best Picture and “Afflicted” wins Best Horror.

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Fantastic Fest 2013 started today in Austin, TX and as an intro bit of coverage for the festival, here are the links to where you can stream past titles from Fantastic Fest — the best in genre film — in reverse order of newness.

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Frankenweenie ultimately proves that Burton was right to resurrect the project. You will believe a dog can fry.

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Fantastic Fest 2012 in Austin, TX just finished up and these are capsule reviews of ‘Vanishing Waves, ‘I Declare War,’ and ‘Crave,’ three of the biggest award winners.

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Fantastic Fest 2012 is happening now in Austin, TX and these are capsule reviews of films I’ve seen so far.

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In the new indie documentary ‘The American Scream,’ director Michael Paul Stephenson ‘(Best Worst Movie’) profiles three home haunters at different levels of obsession in the small town of Fairhaven, Massachusetts.

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‘The Conspiracy’ shifts focus in its third act to a truly frightening riff on found-footage horror movies, and deftly comments on the filmmaking process and the unreliable narrator phenoma.

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Here are some capsule movie reviews of the phallic documentary The Final Member and the vulgar comedy New Kids Nitro from Fantastic Fest 2012 in Austin, TX.

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The eighth Fantastic Fest is now officially underway! And while I can’t wait to start gorging myself on movies until I’m so sleep deprived I consider voting for a third party candidate, I realize that a lot of you can’t make the trip down to Austin or aren’t yet sold on the world’s most badass [...]

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