Category Archives: Film

Saturday Matinee: Bluefin

Film synopsis from BullfrogFilms.com: BLUEFIN is a tale of epic stakes set in “the tuna capital of the world,” North Lake, Prince Edward Island, Canada. The film explores the baffling mystery of why the normally wary bluefin tuna no longer … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Dick

“Dick” (1999) is a cult comedy co-written (with Sheryl Longin) and directed by Andrew Fleming. It’s an absurdist retelling of the events surrounding the Watergate scandal which led to the resignation of Richard “Tricky Dick” Nixon (played in the film … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: The Monkey’s Teeth

‘The Monkey’s Teeth,’ French cartoon written by patients in a mental hospital By Oliver Hall Source: Dangerous Minds Les dents du singe (The Monkey’s Teeth) is the directorial debut of René Laloux, the animator who made Fantastic Planet and Time … Continue reading

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Our age of horror

In this febrile cultural moment filled with fear of the Other, horror has achieved the status of true art By M M Owen Source: aeon In Ray Bradbury’s horror short story, ‘The Next in Line’ (1955), a woman visits the … Continue reading

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A Clockwork Orange: Waiting for the Sun

By Doug “Uncola” Lynn Source: The Burning Platform Society should not do the wrong thing for the right reason, even though it frequently does the right thing for the wrong reason.  History has shown us what happens when you try … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Mayhem

By Brian Tallerico Source: RogerEbert.com Joe Lynch’s “Mayhem” feels like a timely film in a way it wouldn’t have a couple years ago. Whatever your political party may be, anger has been a palpable emotion in this country recently—it was … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: The Sunshine Makers

A real-life Breaking Bad for the psychadellic set, The Sunshine Makers reveals the entertaining, untold story of Nicholas Sand and Tim Scully, the unlikely duo at the heart of 1960s American drug counterculture. United in a utopian mission to save … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: The Man Who Fell to Earth

“The Man Who Fell to Earth” (1976) is a British science fiction film directed by Nicolas Roeg, written by Paul Mayersberg, and based on Walter Tevis’s 1963 novel of the same name. David Bowie (in his first feature film role) … Continue reading

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