Tagged: crime

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Movie Meltdown: Live from Videodrome

This week we’re coming to you “live” from Videodrome as we continue with our Atlanta adventures. We visit with the staff of this impressive video store and reminisce about the glory days of video stores as well as what it takes to...

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I Do Movies Badly: Close-Up

I’m wrapping up September with unadulterated, unfiltered Abbas Kiarostami. Close-Up, the filmmaker’s second feature-length film, radiates the visual and aesthetic ambition of a young filmmaker exploring cinematic conventions for the very first time.  Listen to the end for an exciting announcement about...

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First Love: Slap Happy, by David Bax

This review originally ran as a part of our TIFF 2019 coverage. Takashi Miike’s world is one of commonplace sociopathy. In his newest film, First Love, as in his others, the criminals aren’t just criminals. They’re ice cold sadists and...

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Monday Movie: Enter the Dragon, by David Bax

Not sure why but I’ve been thinking about Bruce Lee a lot lately… Specifically, I’ve been thinking about Enter the Dragon because, like a lot of other Americans, it’s all I know him from. Of course, that wasn’t necessarily the...

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Monday Movie: Boyz n the Hood, by David Bax

There’s a reason that it took me until the third time writing about a John Singleton film for the Monday Movie column to get to Boyz n the Hood, the late director’s debut feature and the phenomenon that made his...