The Fantasia International Film Festival is here! This year our coverage will be split up between new contributor Phil and one of our initial founding members Sophie! In this kickoff episode of our podcast series we run down Phil and Sophie’s preliminary “Top 5” lists of movies they are excited to see at this year’s edition of Fantasia. Enjoy the show!

Phil’s Top 5 Picks:

  1. The Nightshifter
  2. Rondo
  3. The Ranger
  4. Mandy
  5. Fleuve Noir

Sophie’s Top 5 Picks:

  1. Arizona
  2. The Blonde Fury
  3. Chuck Steel: Night of the Trampires
  4. Anna and the Apocalypse
  5. Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings

Keith does all sorts of things here on, he works with the other founders on 9to5 (illustrated), co-hosts our two podcasts: The 9to5 Entertainment System and Go Plug Yourself and blogs here as The Perspicacious Geek.

Philippe is new around here at but he’s already managed to knock out some movie reviews for your reading pleasure.

Sophie does all of the arts on 9to5 illustrated and blogs weekly about her adventures with beer in The Ignorant Beer Review.

The song we use in the intro is “Spooky Loop” by the 8bit bEtty.  Used under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License.