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September 29, 2021

20 Great Movie Posters You’ve Never Seen Before: Volume Three

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September 28, 2021

Before Parasite There Was Borgman

Seven years before Bong Joon-ho made Parasite, Dutch director Alex van Warmerdam released his film Borgman. The two films have superficial as well as substantive similarities in both […]
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September 28, 2021

Lee Isaac Chung’s Powerful Film  Munyurangabo

Munyurangabo is a powerful and intense film. The film has nothing but the bare essentials necessary. Its minimalism throws everything into stark relief. The ingredients are […]
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September 28, 2021

Issa Lopez’s Tigers Are Not Afraid

Issa Lopez’s 2019 film Tigers Are Not Afraid has a strange relationship to Tarkovsky’s Stalker. It has too many Stalker like elements to be a coincidence. Tigers Are Not Afraid is set […]
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September 27, 2021

Anguish: Half A Great Movie

The first half of Anguish is excellent. It’s a fast-paced, disorienting, psychedelic, and stomach-churning horror film with some wonderfully clever conceits. Like Michael Powell’s Peeping Tom, Bigas Luna‘s Anguish has a […]
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September 27, 2021

The Wizard’s Curse: Brain Munching, Fire Breathing And Scary Neon Penis Stuff

When trafficking in the unpredictable world of obscure, low-budget, trash, one slogs through the muck in hopes of finding a film like The Wizard’s Curse. The […]
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September 27, 2021

The Way Lone Wolf Sheathes His Sword

When Lone Wolf is finished dealing out death he positions his sword at the mouth of his scabbard through a beautiful series of swipes that […]
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September 27, 2021

I Made It Through Żuławski’s Possession

Having just barely made it out the other side I don’t know what to think of Andrzej Żuławski’s Possession. It was a pretty unpleasant experience. It’s an […]
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September 26, 2021

Politics and Transcendence In The Tied Up Balloon

I’d guess that about one-quarter of the Privarzaniyat Balon was lost on me but the three-fourths that I understood were wonderful. Had I known more about Bulgarian […]
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September 26, 2021

If You Haven’t Seen A Tsai Ming-liang Film, Start With The Hole

Tsai Ming-liang films can be difficult to watch. The slow pacing is sometimes challenging, the randomness as well, and his films can also burst into […]
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September 26, 2021

A Visual Summary of 10 Brothers of Shaolin

This guy has all the power. He’s head of the Ching This guy lost all the power, He’s head of the Ming This lady shows […]
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September 26, 2021

The 27th Day May Not Be The Worst Movie Ever Made But It Might Be The Stupidest

The 27th Day is not the worst movie ever made. The acting, the production value, the editing are all sufficiently utilitarian as to not be too […]
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September 24, 2021

Eduardo Cemano's Fongaluli

​I’m not sure what just happened but I think it was a movie. I turned on my computer, there were lights and sound and then […]
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September 18, 2021

Michel Deville’s Benjamin or The Bluest Ball

If your name was Benjamin, and you were born in 1968, and you came across a movie that was made in 1968 entitled Benjamin, wouldn’t […]
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September 17, 2021

The Quiet Absurdity of Sylvio

Absurd films can often be aggressive. They throw bizarre imagery at you in order to make you laugh and to challenge your perceptions. Sylvio is completely absurd […]
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September 12, 2021

Niles Atallah’s Rey

Niles Atallah’s 2017 film Rey is a cascade of associations and references. The premise and plot are simple. It is a decent into madness, road […]
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September 2, 2021

A Lion, A Tiger, A Leopard, and Mussolini Walk into a Movie, or The Strange Case of a Film Called Il Potere

​Say what you like about the movie Il Potere (The Power) but it took some seriously “grandi palle” to make it in Italy in 1971. It would take […]
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August 29, 2021

A Dream Analysis of Sukkubus — den Teufel im Leib

​There are as many ways to interpret dreams as there are schools of psychology. One approach is to view everyone and everything in the dream […]
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