“You don’t like me cookin’?”: Queer Struggle(s), Othered Bodies, & Work in THE LIGHTHOUSE

“Nothing good happens when two men are trapped in a giant phallus” — director Robert Eggers

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THE FLORIDA PROJECT: Decadence and Disney

Sean Baker’s latest feature explores the socioeconomic divide sitting right on the doorstep of your favourite family vacation spot.

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DEATH NOTE: Injustice, Morality, & Righteous Murder

Adam Wingard’s DEATH NOTE adaptation has some people up in arms.
And it should. ‘Cause it’s fucking awesome.

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DAYBREAKERS: Flawed Yet Fun Social Commentary via Vampirism

When vampires have taken over the world, feeding off humans, one vampire abstains & hopes for a way out; a way back to humanity.

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Lars von Trier’s ANTICHRIST Dissects Catholicism’s Misogynistic Roots

This is not for the fainthearted. However, if you want to see a compelling, though disturbing, look at the misogyny inherent in Roman Catholicism: press play, if you dare.

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Animal Factory Reveals the Machinery Within the Beast of a Flawed Prison System

Animal Factory. 2000. Directed by Steve Buscemi. Screenplay by Edward Bunker & John Steppling; based on the novel by Bunker. Starring Edward Furlong, Willem Dafoe, Danny Trejo, Mark Boone Junior, Seymour Cassel, Mickey Rourke, Tom Arnold, John Heard, Chris Bauer, Rockets Redglare, Jake La Botz, Mark Engelhardt, Edward Bunker, Victor Pagan, Ernest Harden Jr., AfemoContinue reading “Animal Factory Reveals the Machinery Within the Beast of a Flawed Prison System”

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Patrick Bateman: American Psycho(sis), Sexual Deviant, Videotape and Huey Lewis Enthusiast

American Psycho. 2000. Directed by Mary Harron. Screenplay by Harron & Guinevere Turner, based on the novel of the same name by Bret Easton Ellis. Starring Christian Bale, Justin Theroux, Josh Lucas, Bill Sage, Chloë Sevigny, Reese Witherspoon, Samantha Mathis, Matt Ross, Jared Leto, Willem Dafoe, Cara Seymour, Guinevere Turner, Stephen Bogaert, Monika Meier, & RegContinue reading “Patrick Bateman: American Psycho(sis), Sexual Deviant, Videotape and Huey Lewis Enthusiast”

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JOHN WICK: Dog’s Best Friend

John Wick. 2014.  Directed by Chad Stahelski & David Leitch.  Starring Keanu Reeves, Michael Nyqvist, Alfie Allen, Willem Dafoe, and Ian McShane.  Thunder Road Pictures.  Rated 14A.  101 minutes.  Action/Thriller ★★ I, for one, have been a Keanu Reeves fan for a long while now.  When he played Bill for the second time I wasContinue reading “JOHN WICK: Dog’s Best Friend”

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