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    Undergods In a bleak and desolate future, two...

    Undergods
    In a bleak and desolate future, two "garbage men" drive around in their truck delivering strange tales of dystopian dysfunction.
    Visually arresting and thematically abstract.

    RIYL...
  2. Thread: Kanopy Recs

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    MUSEO This 2018 gem is a wonderfully understated...

    MUSEO
    This 2018 gem is a wonderfully understated mash-up of both heist and road trip genres, with a wee bit of philosophy, history, and socio-political commentary sprinkled throughout for good...
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    7 minutes, actually. But who's counting?...

    7 minutes, actually.
    But who's counting?
    :cool::D

    And folks keep saying that the zombie genre is dead...this was easily the best zombie film I've seen in years!
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    PHANTOM THREAD I have more or less enjoyed...

    PHANTOM THREAD
    I have more or less enjoyed everything I have seen by PTA, with the exception of Punch Drunk Love.
    Not sure why it took me so long to see this 2017 release, but I am glad I finally...
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    Daniel Lanois, perhaps?

    Daniel Lanois, perhaps?
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    THE BASTARDS FIG TREE Taking place during the...

    THE BASTARDS FIG TREE
    Taking place during the crux of the Spanish Civil War, this is an introspective fable revolving around guilt and redemption, burying the past, and varying levels of...
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    Re: LOVE DEATH + ROBOTS S3 I enjoyed it, as...

    Re: LOVE DEATH + ROBOTS S3
    I enjoyed it, as well.
    Although the season felt really short (there was only one episode longer than 20-minutes).
    S3 episodes also felt way more violent and bloody and...
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    BLACK IS BELTZA This is an engaging animated...

    BLACK IS BELTZA
    This is an engaging animated film which mashes genres ranging from counter-culture enlightenment and insurgency to conspiracy theory paranoia, and cloak & dagger espionage, all...
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    PIRANHAS This is a coming-of-age/teenaged mafia...

    PIRANHAS
    This is a coming-of-age/teenaged mafia story that under the surface of its macho facade is actually kind of sad and poignant, hi-liting that all too often one can become a product of their...
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    And, of course, Blade Runner... ccJJ0uxigVA

    And, of course, Blade Runner...

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    Vangelis - R.I.P.

    I am pretty sure that my first exposure to the music of Vangelis was through his stirring score for Chariots of Fire.

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    Then I got turned onto his work with Jon Anderson from Yes.
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  12. Oh. Hell. Yeah!!! The Thing 40th Anniversary...

    Oh.
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    Yeah!!!

    The Thing 40th Anniversary in theaters in June.

    https://www.fathomevents.com/events/The-Thing-40th-Anniversary?date=2022-06-19


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    That was the image that popped into my head when...

    That was the image that popped into my head when I saw the term "festivarian."

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    SAINT MAUD This is a super slow burn...

    SAINT MAUD
    This is a super slow burn psychological thriller that pays off if you're willing to invest. It's at times frustratingly enigmatic, lacking in exposition, and snail paced, but there are...
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    CANDYMAN (2021) To say I was.sceptical of this...

    CANDYMAN (2021)
    To say I was.sceptical of this reboot/reimagining of the 1992 cult classic is an understatement, but, as with the recent remake/reimagining of the classic Susperia, this take...
  16. Viva John Woo!!! I am surprised and dismayed...

    Viva John Woo!!!

    I am surprised and dismayed that John Woo's seminal HK work isn't available for streaming.

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    Arguably the film that brought Woo international recognition.
    When I...
  17. THE BOTHERSOME MAN Kinda strange that this award...

    THE BOTHERSOME MAN
    Kinda strange that this award winning Norwegian gem is nowhere to be found in regards to streaming (can't find any of the director's other films, either). Doubly strange is that...
  18. Premiering @ Cannes this week. Coming to...

    Premiering @ Cannes this week.
    Coming to theaters in August 2022.

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    DELICIOUS I have always been a sucker for a good...

    DELICIOUS
    I have always been a sucker for a good costume drama and for some reason the French just seem to excell at this genre.
    This film is poignant and demure, yet tingles with a witty...
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    OKJA Imagine a cross between Charlotte's Web and...

    OKJA
    Imagine a cross between Charlotte's Web and King Kong and you'll kinda have the vibe of this film.
    Directed by Bong Joon-ho (Parasite), it sees the Korean writer/director returning to the...
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    Dood! I stumbled upon Gnome this weekend and was...

    Dood!
    I stumbled upon Gnome this weekend and was just gonna post up that video.
    They are Belgian.
    They've got some serious riffs and a kinda warped Monty Python sense of humor as if filtered...
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    Nice! They remind me of a cross between Angel 'N...

    Nice!
    They remind me of a cross between Angel 'N Heavy Syrup, Anekdoten, and Opeth...
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    UNDER THE SILVER LAKE Written and directed by...

    UNDER THE SILVER LAKE
    Written and directed by David Robert Mitchell (best known for It Follows), this neon noir could easily be considered a blatant nod to Sir Alfred, and while it undoubtedly is,...
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    I am sceptical, especially 40 years on. Then...

    I am sceptical, especially 40 years on.

    Then again, I am really stoked for Top Gun: Maverick, so WTF do I know?

    I was lucky enough to see Spinal Tap live back in 2001 on their "Back From The...
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    THE IMITATION GAME This is an incredibly well...

    THE IMITATION GAME
    This is an incredibly well written, well acted, and solidly directed WWII drama with espionage undertones. Based on the life of Alan Turing, who was instrumental in breaking the...
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    For sure, Gen, the young yakuza character was...

    For sure, Gen, the young yakuza character was annoying AF, but he mellows out as the series progresses.
    I also think his loud, grating demeanor was meant as a counterpoint to Ryu (the seasoned...
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    I actually found the acting somewhat sedate and...

    I actually found the acting somewhat sedate and restrained compared to other Japanese shows and films I've watched where everybody seems to either be screaming or whining.

    Apparently it is based...
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    NAJMRO [THE GETAWAY KING] This slick Polish...

    NAJMRO [THE GETAWAY KING]
    This slick Polish crime film is like a gonzo Guy Ritchie endeavor jacked up on speed.
    Ultra fast paced and teeming with creative camera work and sharp editing, not to...
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    MEN & CHICKEN An irreverent and at times...

    MEN & CHICKEN
    An irreverent and at times absurdist cross between The Three Stooges and The Island of Doctor Moreau. Lottsa politically incorrect humor, overt allusions to bestiality, masturbation,...
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    Tremors is All Time! One of the greatest...

    Tremors is All Time!
    One of the greatest low-budget comedy horror thrillers ever.
    It's up there with Buckaroo Banzai, The Terminator, They Live , and Big Trouble In Little China, in terms of Epic...
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    NEVER GONNA SNOW AGAIN Delivering a beguiling...

    NEVER GONNA SNOW AGAIN
    Delivering a beguiling slant on the "mysterious stranger" trope, this film follows the nimble fingered exploits of a Ukrainian masseuse as he tends to the needs of desperate...
  32. Crowded here, too. Last week Sunrise Bowl in T/D...

    Crowded here, too.
    Last week Sunrise Bowl in T/D was a ghost town (I was the only one out there Tues, Wed, Thurs).
    Today, there was no parking.
    Frickin hate fair weather powder whores, um, I mean...
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    MIDNIGHT DINER - streaming on NF I stumbled...

    MIDNIGHT DINER - streaming on NF

    I stumbled upon this little series the other night and am really digging it.
    Imagine Cheers without the snark and mean spiritedness and with quirkier (and more...
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    LES GARCONS SAUVAGE (THE WILD BOYS) This film...

    LES GARCONS SAUVAGE (THE WILD BOYS)
    This film definitely isn't for everybody.
    Imagine a homoerotic and avant-core porn riff on The Island of Doctor Moreau and Lord of the Flies, teeming with overt...
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    MIDNIGHT DINER I stumbled upon this little...

    MIDNIGHT DINER
    I stumbled upon this little series the other night and am really digging it.
    Imagine Cheers without the snark and mean spiritedness and with quirkier (and more interesting)...
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    May 20th... Xj2b0swdpX8

    May 20th...

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  37. From the director of Oldboy. Debuting at Cannes...

    From the director of Oldboy.
    Debuting at Cannes next week.
    Supposedly headed to theaters in the fall.

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    THE TURNING POINT This is a charming and...

    THE TURNING POINT
    This is a charming and disarming little Italian film that tweaks the buddy comedy and mashes together a passel of familiar tropes, specifically "the odd couple," "the elder...
  39. THE OUTFIT This is a wonderfully taut...

    THE OUTFIT
    This is a wonderfully taut psychological drama-cum-gangsters with guns-cum-noir-cum-one room neo thriller teeming with hints of Hitchcock, Mamet, and Tarantino.
    Propelled by a stellar...
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    R.I.P. George Perez

    Ah, man.
    Another comic book legend has passed on.
    His work on The New Teen Titans is amongst some of my favorite comic book art ever.
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    BURN OUT This French action thriller may be all...

    BURN OUT
    This French action thriller may be all carbs and little protein, but sometimes that's just what you need/want in a movie.
    Slick in style and familiar in plot, it at least knows to keep...
  43. Some prerequisites (i.e. "required viewing") in...

    Some prerequisites (i.e. "required viewing") in regards to better understanding/appreciating Doctor Strange In The Multiverse of Madness:

    • WandaVision
    • What If... - episodes 1, 4, and 5
    •...
  44. What little bits of the mystical worlds they show...

    What little bits of the mystical worlds they show are pretty cool, as is a high speed travel sequence through myriad multiverses, but these elements and moments are rather few and far between.

    And...
  45. DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS...

    DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS
    Sadly, for my taste, there wasn't enough madness or multiversing in this latest Marvel movie.
    But that isn't the biggest problem on display here. No,...
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    A lengthy and in-depth obit from The Comics...

    A lengthy and in-depth obit from The Comics Journal:
    https://www.tcj.com/neal-adams-1941-2022/
  47. Thread: "The" Batman

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  48. BTW/FWIW, I rallied this past Sunday and made the...

    BTW/FWIW, I rallied this past Sunday and made the trek to KW for Closing Day.
    Met up with Vets, Ottime, and Bullhorn and bounced around the mountain til 2:30ish when my legs began to whine "how much...
  49. CINEMA PARADISO Considering this won an Academy...

    CINEMA PARADISO
    Considering this won an Academy Award, It's surprising that it's not available on any of the myriad streaming services.
    Equally surprising is that it took me 34 years to finally get...
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    :D The first day we (me'n Vets) were there it...

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    The first day we (me'n Vets) were there it rained and the hill was shut due to genny probs.
    Next day that run to skier's right of the poma was bullet-proof ice moguls. I was all "We drove all...
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