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  • La Région Centrale

  • Hole in the Head

    ★★★½

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  • La Région Centrale

    La Région Centrale

    “In September 1970, multimedia artist Michael Snow took a helicopter 160 kilometers north of Sept-Îles (“Seven Islands”), Quebec with his wife and fellow filmmaker Joyce Wieland, engineer Pierre Abbeloos (whom he’d commissioned to design and assemble a “Camera Activating Machine”), and sound technician Bernard Goussard to make La Région Centrale (1971), a film which minimized direct human involvement with the camera. Abbeloos’ CAM was a massive, metal freestanding robotic arm balanced by a pair of counterweights, which allowed for the…

  • Twilight Zone: The Movie

    Twilight Zone: The Movie

    ★½

    truly insane that the racist stuff in the first segment here is not the most controversial thing about this movie...and then to add insult to injury there's the Spielberg segment, which I didn't realize was by him while watching and just kept thinking 'wow someone really went and made an exaggerated Spielberg parody'. Final segment made it worthwhile.

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  • Twin Peaks: The Return

    Twin Peaks: The Return

    ★★★★★

    Absurd as it is that this has occupied the top rated spot on this site for about two years now, no other work in recent memory has bridged the gaps between serial narrative drama and experimental shorts, the standard cinematic look and wild amateur energy, 'TV' and 'cinema' with such cool assurance. There are endless cliffhanging threads of mystery to hook the casual tv viewer who just wants 'an immersive story', there is expansive 'world building' for those types who…

  • The Woman Who Ran

    The Woman Who Ran

    ★★★★½

    As it began, I was mentally drafting stupid tweets like 'Hong Sang-zoom.' In the middle I was flooded with creative ideas. By the end, I was deeply and spiritually affected.

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