Tagged: comedy

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I Do Movies Badly: A Christmas Tale

Arnaud Desplechin’s A Christmas Tale is a mix of emotions, personalities, soundtracks, powerful performances, and filmmaking tricks that masterfully encapsulates the cacophony that results from a reunion of so many people with so much baggage. Desplechin’s aesthetic keeps the audience constantly unsettled,...

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Home Video Hovel: Eegah, by David Bax

As of the writing of this review, I have not watched the Mystery Science Theater 3000 episode in which they mock Arch Hall Sr.’s 1962 teensploitation mess Eegah, even though it’s available as a special feature on the new, limited...

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In Fabric: Dress to Kill, by David Bax

Among the many strange and dark delights offered by Peter Strickland’s In Fabric, perhaps the most memorable are the sales clerks. Nearly identical, like the women in Robert Palmer’s “Addicted to Love” video or Cloud Atlas‘s cafe slaves, but more...