fantastic fest




Harry Knowles Takes Break From Aint It Cool News Amidst Sexual Assault Controversy

Harry Knowles Takes Break From Ain't It Cool News Amidst Sexual Assault Controversy

As the nonstop @#$% show of sexual assault and harassment allegations surrounding this year's Fantastic Fest continues, festival co-founder Harry Knowles has stepped away from the website he founded, Ain't It Cool News.Knowles's sister Dannie will take over running the site in Knowles absence, he announced on Twitter:https://twitter.com/headgeek666/status/912845069144743938Fantastic Fest has been embroiled in scandal this year,[...]


Former Alamo Drafthouse Employee Goes Public With Sexual Harassment Allegations

Former Alamo Drafthouse Employee Goes Public With Sexual Harassment Allegations

Another woman has made allegations of sexual harassment at Alamo Drafthouse and failure by management to take appropriate action to prevent it.Fantastic Fest has been embroiled in scandal this year, following a series of revelations about festival co-founder and Alamo Drafthouse owner Tim League, Ain’t It Cool News founder and Fantastic Fest co-founder Harry Knowles, and former Alamo Drafthouse employee Devin Faraci.Faraci parted ways with[...]

Tim League Apologizes to Women We Have Let Down In Fantastic Fest Sexual Assault Scandals

Tim League Apologizes to "Women We Have Let Down" In Fantastic Fest Sexual Assault Scandals

The CEO of Alamo Drafthouse and co-founder of Fantastic Fest, has responded to the multiple claims of sexual assault and sexual harassment that have plagued this year's festival.Fantastic Fest has been embroiled in scandal this year, following a series of revelations about festival co-founder and Alamo Drafthouse owner Tim League, Ain’t It Cool News founder and Fantastic Fest co-founder Harry Knowles, and former Alamo[...]

Violent Live Performance Stuns Crowd At Fantastic Fest Screening Of The Square

Violent Live Performance Stuns Crowd At Fantastic Fest Screening Of 'The Square'

Following earlier reports of a secret screening of Ed Wood's once-lost pornographic comedy Take It Out In Trade which disturbed viewers who say they weren't warned about the film's content beforehand, another screening at Fantastic Fest has once again disturbed its audience And this time, video was published on Fantastic Fest's own Facebook page.The Square[...]

Quint Capone And Horrorella Step Down From Aint It Cool News In Wake Of Harry Knowles Sexual Assault Allegations

Quint, Capone, And Horrorella Step Down From Ain't It Cool News In Wake Of Harry Knowles Sexual Assault Allegations

The fallout from the various scandals surrounding Fantastic Fest continues.Following allegations of sexual assault against Ain't It Cool News founder and Fantastic Fest co-founder Harry Knowles, longtime contributor Eric "Quint" Vespe has announced his departure from the site, along with fellow contributors Steve "Capone" Prokopy and "Horrorella." Vespe announced the news in a statement posted to[...]