Murder

THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM is Fantastic and You Can Win a Copy!

Showcasing the talents of the venerable Bill Nighy and the lovely and talented Olivia Cooke, Juan Carlos Medina’s sophomore effort, an adaptation of Peter Ackroyd’s 1994 murder mystery novel Dan Leno and the Limehouse Golem, released today on home video formats after a short limited release and VOD rollout that began in early September. The…

Fantasia 2017: KODOKU MEATBALL MACHINE Breaks Down, Leaving a Misshapen Meatwad

If you have ever seen a movie from Japanese filmmaker Yoshihiro Nishimura, then you know what to expect. Films like Tokyo Gore Police and Helldriver are over-the-top gore films that have little, to no concern about plot. This film is no exception and follows his “throw everything at the screen and see what sticks” attitude…

Friday Fight Visits the K-SHOP at Ithaca Fantastik Fest

We here at The Farsighted have really gotten into covering film festivals this year. It’s seriously a ton of fun, especially with the quirky, independent films that we get to enjoy at some of the more interesting festivals around the world. This week, Garrett, Jacob, and I all tackled the 2016 thriller K-Shop, playing this…

31 Days, Day 8: PUFF 16’s Whodunnit Slasher, DEAD BODY

Screened at along with the short film Fanny the Frugal Foodie, which you can watch right here. On paper, Dead Body should be killer (no pun!). It’s billed as Friday the 13th meets Clue! – a whoddunnit-murder-mystery-camp-slasher – this should be a no brainer. And unfortunately, it sort of is (pun!). The cast here is…

And It Was Called “Yellow”

“Giallo” (or the plural “gialli”) is the Italian word for yellow and is used as a descriptor for the subgenre of Italian murder mystery films. It is so named after the yellow spines that identified Italian thriller novels on the shelves. Gialli are the predecessors to the slasher films of the 80s and 90s. Notable…