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Daily Archives: April 14, 2015

We are in a men’s public restroom. Where is it located? Apparently, it is placed somewhere in New Mexico. It has the same flicker of kind pity and wry loneliness all public washrooms have, but it is absent in the stinging smells of ravaged and ambulatory shit they all bear. Walter White is changing the diaper of his baby girl,… Read more »

14 April 2015 | Features, Film Lists

Short films remain, compared to their lengthier siblings, under-appreciated and unknown today. But, as anyone who’s ever seen an art film (or an exploitation film) knows, a lack of commercial appeal can bode extremely well for artistic potential. A seeming irony, there’s nothing shocking about this contrast at all: not having to find commercial success and not needing to appeal… Read more »

14 April 2015 | Features, Film Lists

In 2006 when Kevin Smith (Clerks, Chasing Amy) and Richard Roeper reviewed the movie Half Nelson together, they spoke about how people complain that there is “no more originality in movies”. They explain that in fact films are as original as they ever have been, “you just have to look for them”. In the modern age, post American Independent Renaissance… Read more »

14 April 2015 | Features, Film Lists