Category Archives: Film

Saturday Matinee: Gaza Fights for Freedom

This debut feature film by journalist Abby Martin began while reporting in Palestine, where she was denied entry into Gaza by the Israeli government on the accusation she was a “propagandist.” So Abby connected with a team of journalists in … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Zerograd (aka Zero City, City of Zero)

Review by Movies Unchained Absurdity can take many different forms, particularly when it comes to artistic expression, with many individuals over the past century making their living from subverting the central tenets of reality. One such artist was Karen Shakhnazarov, … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Underground Inc.

Source: UndergroundIncFilm.com ‘Underground Inc tells the story of the rise and fall of the alternative rock scene, in the wake of Nirvana’s success. Starting with it’s roots in the eighties underground punk scene – witness the meteoric rise to mainstream … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Sound of Noise

‘Sound Of Noise’ A Clever, Unique & Musical Heist Film By Gabe Toro Source: The Playlist “This is a gig!” screams a gang of masked assailants as they enter a busy Swedish bank. The customers are pushed and prodded, forced … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Harold and Maude

Review by Brian Eggert Source: Deep Focus Review Harold and Maude is the most positive expression of counter-culturalism to come out of Hal Ashby’s career. Unlike Ashby’s other pictures released during his zenith in the 1970s, it does not concentrate its … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Joe Versus the Volcano

My Year Of Flops Case File # 40 Joe Versus The Volcano By Nathan Rabin Source: AV Club As my colleague Scott Tobias wrote in “Ten Notorious Flops Worth Seeing” John Patrick Shanley’s romantic fantasy Joe Versus The Volcano is … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Anomalisa

Review by Sofie Monks Kaufman Source: Little White Lies Beauty and tragedy abound in Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson’s melancholic stop-motion treasure. Kurt Vonnegut’s 1963 novel ‘Cat’s Cradle’ is about the fictional religion of Bokonism. In it, he invented a … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Shock Treatment

Why Shock Treatment is an “equal” to The Rocky Horror Picture Show Was creator Richard O’Brien on the money when describing his other box office flop? By Aimee Knight Source: Little White Lies It’s a few years since Brad Majors … Continue reading

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