Tagged: fantasy

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Mandibles: Flyweight, by David Bax

Quentin Dupieux’s last two films, Deerskin and Keep an Eye Out, represented a newfound level of intellectual effort on his part, a willingness to apply his trademark absurdity to something beyond superficial weirdness while still, of course, leaving some room...

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Undine: To Scale, by David Bax

Watching a Christian Petzold film feels a bit like regarding a drop of liquid that’s been trapped between the table and the bottom of an empty glass or wine bottle. It’s vanishingly fragile, formless but bound and, no matter how...

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The Cast of Cthulhu: Cold Skin

Before we get into reviewing the not quite Lovecraftian Cold Skin, we’ve got some real eldritch horrors to discuss. Cut rate Corman clone Charles Band – yeah, him – is producing a sequel to From Beyond called Miskatonic U: The Resonator and there are behind the scenes photos to feast...

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Night of the Kings: Histories, by David Bax

Philippe Lacôte’s Night of the Kings appears at first to be a grim and visceral prison drama, not unlike Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire’s A Prayer Before Dawn from 2017. And, in many ways, that’s just what it is, set inside the Ivory...