5 Must-Watch Horror Movies & Thrillers at Fantasia 2022
Fantasia 2022 is an event that horror and genre movie enthusiasts eagerly anticipate every summer. This year, the lineup at Fantasia 2022 is packed with exciting films that are sure to send chills down your spine. While there are numerous amazing genre movies to choose from, we’ve curated a list of five must-watch horror movies and thrillers that you won’t want to miss. Get ready for a thrilling cinematic experience at Fantasia International Film Festival 2022, taking place from July 14 to August 3.
Prepare yourself for a mind-bending mix of comedy, horror, and sci-fi in the film “Glorious.” Starring Ryan Kwanten from True Blood, this movie takes you on a journey you won’t soon forget. The story revolves around Wes, who finds himself trapped in a remote rest stop bathroom after a breakup. To his horror, he discovers a mysterious figure speaking from an adjacent stall. As Wes delves deeper into this unnerving situation, he realizes that he is caught up in something far more terrible than he could have ever imagined.
If you enjoy a blend of satire and horror, “Deadstream” is the perfect film for you. Inspired by films like “The Blair Witch Project” and “The Evil Dead,” this movie follows a disgraced internet personality who attempts to regain his followers by livestreaming a night alone in a haunted house. However, his plan takes a terrifying turn when he inadvertently angers a vengeful spirit. What was supposed to be a comeback event quickly becomes a desperate fight for survival in real-time.
“Next Exit” is an extraordinary film that combines elements of a ghost story, a misfit road movie, speculative science-fiction, and a heart-rending tragicomedy. With a captivating cast including Karen Gillan, Katie Parker, and Rahul Kohli, this movie tells the story of Rose and Teddy. Rose sees an opportunity to escape her troubled life when a research scientist claims to track people into the afterlife. Meanwhile, Teddy sees a chance to finally make something of himself. As these two strangers embark on a journey to join the scientist’s controversial study, they are forced to confront their deepest secrets while encountering unforgettable individuals along the way.
Featuring Rebecca Hall and Tim Roth, “Resurrection” is a highly intense horror movie that promises to leave you on the edge of your seat. Margaret, leading a seemingly perfect life, suddenly has her world turned upside down when David, a person from her dark past, resurfaces. With the return of David comes the resurrection of haunting memories and horrifying events that Margaret must confront.
No Fantasia experience would be complete without a Korean genre movie, and “Seire” delivers on all fronts. Described as the love child of “Rosemary’s Baby” and “The Wailing,” this film is a captivating blend of horror and suspense. Woojin, a new father, receives news of the death of Seyoung, his former girlfriend. Intrigued, he attends her funeral without informing his wife and encounters Yeyoung, Seyoung’s twin sister. This encounter marks the beginning of a series of terrifying misfortunes for Woojin and his family.
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Fantasia 2022 promises to be an unforgettable celebration of genre cinema. With a diverse range of horror movies and thrillers, this year’s lineup is sure to cater to a wide range of tastes. From mind-bending tales to spine-chilling scares, Fantasia International Film Festival 2022 offers something for every horror enthusiast. So mark your calendars, prepare for an exhilarating experience, and indulge in the best that Fantasia has to offer.
1. When is Fantasia International Film Festival 2022?
Fantasia International Film Festival 2022 is scheduled to take place from July 14 to August 3.
2. How many horror movies and thrillers are being showcased at Fantasia 2022?
While there are numerous genre films being showcased at Fantasia 2022, we have handpicked five must-watch horror movies and thrillers for you to enjoy.
3. Who are some of the notable actors and actresses starring in these films?
The selected films feature talented actors and actresses such as Ryan Kwanten, Rebecca Hall, Tim Roth, Karen Gillan, Katie Parker, Rahul Kohli, and many more.
4. Can you provide a brief overview of each movie?
Certainly! Each movie offers a unique and captivating storyline, ranging from surreal encounters in a haunted restroom to livestreaming a terrifying night alone in a haunted house, and from seeking redemption while being haunted by the past to unearthing dark secrets during a road trip across the country. These films deliver gripping narratives that will leave you spellbound.
5. Are there any other events or attractions at Fantasia International Film Festival 2022?
While the focus is on horror movies and thrillers, Fantasia 2022 also presents a diverse selection of films from various genres, as well as special events, guest appearances, and panels, offering a comprehensive festival experience for film enthusiasts from all walks of life.