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To anyone who has ever followed this blog, in part or in whole, there is bad news and good news. The bad news is that this is the last post … Continue reading

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Jeremy Saulnier on GREEN ROOM

After writing and directing the self-financed, darkly comic cult film Murder Party (2007) and the slow-simmering, lo-fi revenger Blue Ruin (2013) – the latter being selected for the Director’s Fortnight … Continue reading

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These Final Hours (2013)

First published by TwitchFilm If one thing is certain in life, it is that none of us will survive it. With the end already written into every breath we take, … Continue reading

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Punishment Park (1971)

First published by EyeforFilm Note: this was published in 2005, during the depths of the Bush era After becoming bogged down in a foreign conflict, the US Government has declared an … Continue reading

April 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Edvard Munch (1974)

First published by Film4 Synopsis: Peter Watkins’ recently restored telefilm documents the angst of an artist and an era. Review: Peter Watkins’ Edvard Munch opens with both a text (in Norwegian) and a voice-over … Continue reading

April 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Hexecutioners (2015)

First published by TheHorrorShow The road to death can be easy or hard. In the past, different cultures have tried to ease this inevitable transition with rituals designed to expiate … Continue reading

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Alice In Wonderland (2010)

First published by Little White Lies How do you bring a book to life? How does a figure dreamt up on a page become embodied by a flesh-and-blood person? Anyone … Continue reading

April 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Cutter’s Way (1981)

First published by Little White Lies Much as womanising slacker Richard Bone (Jeff Bridges) finds himself late one evening in a rainy Santa Barbara alleyway at the same time as … Continue reading

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Cinema Psychotronicum 6 (Asmodexia)

First published by Little White Lies Sleeping rough near a cemetery on the outskirts of Barcelona, elderly Eloy de Palma (Lluís Marco) tells his teenaged granddaughter Alba (Clàudia Pons) a … Continue reading

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