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Endless Poetry: Portrait of the Artist, by Andrew Benjamin

12 Jul

When Alejandro Jodorowsky makes a film, it’s like an event. He so rarely makes movies and when he does, it seems like they take forever to make it into a theater. As soon as you sit in the theater and see “An Alejandro Jodorowsky Film” you know you’re in for an experience like no other. Endless Poetry is another fantastic entry in the eclectic filmmaker’s repertoire and it’s one of his best.

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7 Mar

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Donald Cried: Cold Shoulder, by Andrew Benjamin

1 Mar

There seems to be a trend with indie/mumblecore type movies currently: there is a protagonist who has some of social awkwardness who is paired up with a “normie” and the two have to coexist for the duration of the movie. It is a throwback in some ways to the buddy comedies of the past like Abbott and Costello, Crosby and Hope, Laurel and Hardy. What those movies did though was make the awkwardness affable between the straight man and the socially awkward character. Donald Cried doesn’t do this unfortunately.

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The Eyes of My Mother: The Mother of All Nightmares, by Andrew Benjamin

30 Nov

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Imagine you were stuck in a nightmare that you couldn’t wake up from. You try to wake up but no matter how hard you try, it’s futile. That is the experience of watching The Eyes of my Mother. It is probably one of the darkest and grim movies you will see all year.

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