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  • Blind Mountain

    ★★★★★

  • Frank Embree

    ★★★★★

  • Blue Black Permanent

    ★★★★★

  • Before My Eyes

    ★★★★★

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  • Blind Mountain

    Blind Mountain

    This follows an innocent woman in China in the 1990s, kidnapped and then sold to a man in the mountains. The film focuses on this woman and her many attempts at escape. The proceeds are fashioned in a neo-neo-realist way, showing the various attempts at escape by her. Something that hits even harder isn't just the husband himself -- and, believe us, his victim playing will make one stick to the stomach -- but to the people around her that…

  • Frank Embree

    Frank Embree

    Starring the filmmaker himself, this is an art piece -- a kind of slow cinema piece about a man who was lynched, accused of raping a teenager. An innocent man, the film details how the exact brutality done to him in a voice over... and the visuals display what was done, taking exact influence from photographs of Embree at the lynching from the time. Included are harrowing POVs, and a chilling final wide shot, with the perpetrators staring coldly at…

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  • Orders

    Orders

    ORDERS follows an unnamed soldier, gone AWOL, marching aimlessly through this Western facade of pleasantry, running into others such as a fellow soldier dining on a giant watermelon and a family full of 90s edgey sitcom characters. What the two are getting at, here, is not only modern warfare -- untreated PTSD, bringing the war home, why war is okay anywhere, etc. but also the house of cards that is the modern state, a system built to manufacture subdued human…

  • L

    L

    This Greek weird wave film, and director, never found the success that the director of Dogtooth or even the director Tsangari has gotten, and you may know why -- it may be just a little too weird, a little too dry, for some people. But if you are adventurous, then this is the kind of film for you. We have a man, living in his car, meeting his family in a parking lot every day. His job? Bringing honey to…