Category Archives: Film

Saturday Matinee: Awaken

Executive produced by cinema pioneers Terrence Malick and Godfrey Reggio, AWAKEN is a celebration of the spirit of life, an exploration of the Earth, and an ode to the Cosmos. Watch Awaken on Hoopla here: https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/14122177

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Saturday Matinee: Kingpin

Why I love Kingpin – A crude comedy about horrible people The Farrelly brothers’ reached their vulgar, freewheeling peak with this 1996 bowling comedy. By James Oddy Source: Single White Lies Irecently bombed a job interview that seemed a sure … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Split!

Fractal Accidents: Attachment and Agency in Chris Shaw’s ‘Split’ By Jonathan Lukens Source: We Are the Mutants As a young man, I felt that most people conceived of memory differently than I did, believing that failures of memory were errors … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Shadow Puppets

“Shadow Puppets” (1994) is black and white animated dystopian short by Chuck Gamble and was featured at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival. The at times bleak and hopeful story depicts a button-pushing drone’s existence in a totalitarian world where … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Crude

Crude Directed by Joe Berlinger A dramatic documentary about the “Amazon Chernobyl” case where indigenous tribal groups are fighting the multinational corporation Chevron. Film Review by Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat Source: Spirituality & Practice This attention-grabbing documentary directed by Joe … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Shapito Show ( aka Chapiteau Show)

Realist Dreams Sergei Loban’s Chapiteau-show (Shapito Shou, 2011) By Moritz Pfeifer Source: East European Film Bulletin Chapiteau-show may be the most untypically Russian film to come out in years. It neither resembles one of those spiritually drenched films about characters … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Psycho Goreman

[Movie Review] PG: PSYCHO GOREMAN By Sarah Musnicky Source: Nightmarish Conjurings It’s not often that you find a movie that is completely batshit crazy, all the way extra, yet entirely wholesome all in one package. Yet, this is what we … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Another Round

By Brian Tallerico Source: RogerEbert.com Four teacher friends start a social experiment in Thomas Vinterberg’s smart and ultimately moving “Another Round.” Based on a belief that the human body is born with too low an alcohol level, they strive to maintain … Continue reading

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