Category Archives: Film

Saturday Matinee: Citizen Dog

“Citizen Dog” (2004) is a surreal Thai romantic comedy directed by Wisit Sasanatieng  (Tears of the Black Tiger) and based on a story by his wife, Siriphan Techajindawong. It’s a magical realist tale set in contemporary Bangkok about an aimless … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Lucid

David Lynch inspired short film “Lucid” is now online! By Kim S�nderholm Source: Screen Anarchy David Lynch inspired short film “Lucid”, directed by Henrik Bjerregaard Clausen, written by Mads Zaar Riisberg, produced by Stoyan Yankov and starring Kim Sønderholm is … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Grave of the Fireflies

Review by Roger Ebert In the waning days of World War II, American bombers drop napalm canisters on Japanese cities, creating fire storms. These bombs, longer than a tin can but about as big around, fall to earth trailing cloth … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: There Will Come Soft Rains

“If Mankind Perished Utterly”: Nazim Tulyahodzhaev’s ‘There Will Come Soft Rains’, 1984 Source: We Are the Mutants Object Name: There Will Come Soft Rains Maker and Year: Nazim Tulyahodzhaev (Director), UzbekFilm, 1984 Object Type: Film Description: (Steve Toyoshima) There Will Come Soft … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Natural City

“Natural City” (2003) is a dystopian science fiction film from South Korean director Min Byeong-cheon. The plot focuses on two cops, R and Noma, who (not unlike Blade Runners) must hunt down renegade cyborgs. The rogue cyborgs are designed for … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: The Brotherhood of the Bell

The Brotherhood of the Bell is a 1970 made-for-television movie produced by Cinema Center 100 Productions and starring Glenn Ford. The director Paul Wendkos was nominated in 1971 by the Directors Guild of America for outstanding directorial achievement in television. … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Kim Dotcom – Caught in the Web

The larger-than-life story of Kim Dotcom, the “most wanted man online”, is extraordinary enough, but the battle between Dotcom and the US Government and entertainment industry, being fought in New Zealand, is one that goes to the heart of ownership, … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Land of the Blind

“Land of the Blind” (2006) is a British-American political satire directed by Robert Edwards and starring Ralph Fiennes, Donald Sutherland, Tom Hollander and Lara Flynn Boyle. The story is set in an unnamed place and time where an idealistic soldier … Continue reading

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