Fantastic Fest 2015: Anomalisa, Southbound, and fighting added to lineup
The Charlie Kaufman-codirected stop motion animation film Anomalisa and the horror anthology movie Southbound will both screen at this year’s Fantastic Fest, it was announced Wednesday. The genre festival takes place Sept. 24-Oct. 1 at the South Lamar location of the Alamo Drafthouse theater chain in Austin, Texas. Other new additions to ther lineup include the Zoë Bell-starring action-thriller Camino, the Norwegian tsunami film The Wave, the Israeli movie Tikkun, and the Austin-set The Devil’s Candy, about a family who are beset by satanic forces after moving into their dream house.
It was also confirmed that Fantastic Fest will once more host a series of Fantastic Debates, in which film notables use both their verbal dexterity and their fighting skills to settle movie-related arguments. Previous debater-combatants have included directors Joe Swanberg, Joe Lynch, and Ti West, as well as Fantastic Fest founder Tim League.
More details can be found at the official Fantastic Fest website.