Category Archives: movies

White God (2014)

Finally got to see Kornél Mundruczó‘s 2014 film: White God last night: Benji it is not. Here’s the quickest and most accurate synopsis (via Wikipedia): “The film follows the mixed-breed dog Hagen who moves, along with his guardian Lili, in with Lili’s … Continue reading

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Earthbound and down

But when thinking back to the merits of the sci-fi genre; the most impressive factor of Under the Skin is that it appears to be emotive-based science fiction as opposed to idea-based science fiction. Continue reading

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True/False Wrap-Up

Stylistically, there’s not another music doc like this, however watching Cave drive his fancy sports car to his shrink to discuss his father wasn’t quite what I had in mind. Continue reading

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Escape From Tomorrow

The hype surrounding this film made me hope for a subversive masterpiece. It is not. It does however, do a great job of transforming the wholesome into the grotesque. Continue reading

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“The word impossible is only found in the dictionary of fools!”

So honestly, I haven’t seen this film since I was a child. I had totally forgotten about all the weird scientific /theoretical/morality elements. I was young and just wanted robots and lasers. Continue reading

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“Get to the CHOPPA!!”

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The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T.

The big-money set piece you see in the pictures above, is the 5000 fingered piano the unlucky music students must slave their time at to fulfill a madman’s dream. Continue reading

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Demon in the Grass

If the mother loses the girl, she “can’t kill without her”. Continue reading

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“I saw lightning bolts coming out of his ears”

I tend to like my documentaries a little on the freaky side.  So perhaps you’ll see why I’m so terribly excited to see the Source Family.   Cults, messiah, drugs, music, and more white outfits than Colonel Sander’s closet.  Here’s the run-down: The Source … Continue reading

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To the Wonder

This is a very particular kind of movie:  lyrical, sensory and visually untouchable. If you enjoy movies like Last Year at Marienbad, you should definitely submerge yourself in this film. If you’re more in the camp of say….Bad Boyz 2, … Continue reading

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