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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: Puffball Studio double feature

With films like Swipe, Shehr e Tabassum, Pakistan’s Puffball Studio depicts dystopias that feel all too real An app that mirrors mob justice. A dystopia where smiling is the only expression allowed. Pakistan’s Puffball Studio and its founder Arafat Mazhar … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Orson Welles Short Double Feature

Orson Welles Narrates Animations of Plato’s Cave and Kafka’s “Before the Law,” Two Parables of the Human Condition By Colin Marshall Source: Open Culture You’re held captive in an enclosed space, only able faintly to perceive the outside world. Or … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Genius Party double feature

Synopsis from Shout Factory: “Simply mind-blowing. A must see!” – Niels Matthijs, Screen Anarchy From groundbreaking animation outfit STUDIO 4°C (MFKZ, Mind Game) comes two extraordinary projects with a shared, simple vision: to take an all-star team of some of … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Tusalava

Life emerges, evolves and fights for supremacy in this 1929 avant-garde classic Source: Aeon The New Zealand-born artist Leonard Charles Huia Lye (1901-80), better known as Len Lye, is renowned for his work in kinetic sculpture and experimental film, and … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Boogie

“Boogie” (2009) is an animated Argentinian action comedy based on a cult comic by Roberto Fontanarrosa, and directed by Gustavo Cova. The voices of protagonists Boogie and Marcia were performed by Pablo Echarri and Nancy Dupláa and the 3D animated … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Happiness (Short Film)

Happiness – by Steve Cutts Can we buy happiness? Are we really trapped? An economic textbook about our contemporary society By Chiara Pascali Source: GoodShortFilms Try to google the word Happiness, the first (sponsored) result of your search will be shophappiness.com. Happiness can be bought. … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Last Days of Coney Island

In the cheap glitter and glow of a fading Coney Island a group of characters live out their sordid, strange lives trying to get somewhere fast – any way they can. Desperately trying to love and be loved. These cops, … Continue reading

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