Category Archives: Film

Saturday Matinee: The Little Hours

A raunchy convent comedy loosely based on The Decameron, a 14th century classic By Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat Source: Spirituality & Practice The Decameron by Giovanni Bocccaccio is a literary classic written in medieval times; it’s a bawdy collection of … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: 2081

Source: Wikipedia 2081 is a 2009 science fiction featurette which premiered at the Seattle International Film Festival on May 29, 2009. It is directed and written by Chandler Tuttle, based on the 1961 short story “Harrison Bergeron” by author Kurt … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Spiritwalker

Spiritwalker (2021) Review Director: Yoon Jae-KeunCast: Park Yong-Woo, Lim Ji-Yeon, Park Ji-Hwan, Yoo Seung-Mok, Lee Sung-Wook, Seo Hyun-Woo, Baek Do-Gyum, Woo Kang-MinRunning Time: 110 min.  By Paul Bramhall Source: City on Fire It’s fair to say the body-swap plot device … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: All Light, Everywhere

Film Review: “All Light, Everywhere” — Darkness Visible By Neil Giordano Source: Arts Fuse Do you trust what you see? How can you? Our eyes are no longer the primary way that we see; they have been swapped out for … Continue reading

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Pop Culture Has Become an Oligopoly

By Adam Mastroianni Source: Experimental History You may have noticed that every popular movie these days is a remake, reboot, sequel, spinoff, or cinematic universe expansion. In 2021, only one of the ten top-grossing films––the Ryan Reynolds vehicle Free Guy––was an … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Gloria’s Call

Source: GloriasCall.com From the cafés of Paris to the mountaintops of Samiland, a scholar’s life is foreverchanged through her friendships with the women artists of Surrealism. In 1971, graduate student Gloria Orenstein received a call from Surrealist artist Leonora Carrington that sparked … Continue reading

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Two for Tuesday

Father John Misty

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Saturday Matinee: Blue Thunder

Looking back at Blue Thunder John Badham’s high-tech helicopter thriller Blue Thunder rode the crest of a decade obsessed with cool cars and aircraft… By Ryan Lambie Source: Den of Geek Back in the 1980s, a company called Sega perfected … Continue reading

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