Category Archives: Saturday Matinee

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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Saturday Matinee: Kaiba

A young man awakens without memories. There’s a hole in his chest, a symbol on his belly, and a blurry picture of a girl in a locket he has. Knowing nothing, he tries to escape a twisted city of stolen … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Evidence

Evidence, Godfrey Reggio’s Short Film on What TV Does to Kids’ Brains By DC Source: Open Culture Between 1982 and 2002, director Godfrey Reggio shot his well known Qatsi trilogy – Koyaanisqatsi, Powaqqatsi, and Naqoyqatsi. Somewhere between the 2nd and … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: The Case of the Grinning Cat

Synopsis from Icarus Films: In his newest film, French documentarian and cinema-essayist Chris Marker reflects on French and international politics, art and culture at the start of the new millennium. In November 2001, the filmmaker became intrigued, as did many … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Metamorphosis

(In memory of Terence McKenna, November 16, 1946 – April 3, 2000) CHAOS AND THE WORLD SOUL By Richard Kadrey Source: Wired METAMORPHOSIS – A video “trialogue” featuring Ralph Abraham, Terence McKenna, and Rupert Sheldrake – is part shamanic journey and part New … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: The Magic Christian

“The Magic Christian” (1969) is a British satire directed by Joseph McGrath and loosely adapted from the 1959 novel of the same name by Terry Southern, who co-wrote the screenplay with McGrath. Peter Sellers stars as billionaire Sir Guy Grand, … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: The Jericho Mile

“The Jericho Mile” (1979) is the first feature-length film directed by Michael Mann and is an adaptation of a story by Patrick Nolan. It was filmed in Folsom State Penitentiary and features Peter Strauss as Larry “Rain” Murphy, an inmate … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Kyoshin (aka Mirrored Mind)

Synopsis from Dejima Japanese Film Festival Renowned cyber-punk director ISHII Sogo strays from his roots, entering the realm of the subconscious with Mirrored Mind, a composed, contemplative and also a very personal film. Guiding us along with an actress who … Continue reading

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