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Jun 13 2019

The Dead Don’t Die – Movie Review

There’s not one specific way to take Jim Jarmusch’s The Dead Don’t Die. Cautionary tale, social commentary, absurdist fiction, comedy, horror, parody, political satire, you name it – it’s in here. It’s a wild ride through the mind of one of independent film’s legendary figures, having blazed similar side trails through the landscape of been-there-done-that […]
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Nov 1 2018

Suspiria (2018) – Movie Review

In the collected essays titled Suspiria de Profundis (translated: Sighs of the Depths), author Thomas De Quincey writes of three companions for Levana, the Roman goddess of childbirth. Of one of the three, he writes: “The second sister is called Mater Suspiriorum—Our Lady of Sighs… (she) never clamours, never defies, dreams not of rebellious aspirations. […]
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Nov 4 2016

Doctor Strange

“I want to have so much behind me, I’m not a slave to what’s in front of me… especially these… flavorless, unremarkable Marvel Movies.” “Oh, they are SO not a big deal!” “I know!” “It’s just all there is!” — Annie Edison and Jeff Winger, “Community: Emotional Consequences of Broadcast Television” To a certain extent, […]
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Jul 17 2015

Trainwreck

There’s some great writing in the new Judd Apatow film “Trainwreck” courtesy of Amy Schumer, who also plays the promiscuous, over-imbibing gal to which the title refers, but there’s also a lot of what I can only describe as “run-on” comedy — that is, when a scene just doesn’t know when to quit. This is […]
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Jul 24 2014

Snowpiercer

2014. The citizens of Earth attempt to fix global warming by spraying a chemical known only as CW-7 into the upper atmosphere. Instead of cooling the planet to livable temperatures, this initiated a global Ice Age, freezing and killing all life on the planet. 2031. The only remaining survivors – those aboard a massive transcontinental […]
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