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Something in the Dirt: Yep, by David Bax

In many ways, Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead‘s engrossing Something in the Dirt is a quintessential Los Angeles movie. It’s not just the shots of helicopters and coyotes or the chatter about wildfires. It’s the fact that it’s about two...


The Cast of Cthulhu: Spring

Spring has sprung, so what better time to cover Benson & Moorehead’s Spring than right now? There is no better time, obviously. Silly question. How foolish of you to ask. Anyway, Corinne Corrosive returns after The Shunting to discuss arguably the most...


I Do Movies Badly: The Endless

Benson and Moorhead revisit the world that they established in Resolution with The Endless allowing them to explore more of the “what” of the entity controlling peoples’ fates, but still neglecting to answer the “why” or “how.”


I Do Movies Badly: Resolution

Who’d have thought that it was a review from IMDb cluing me into how Resolution, a film that I initially wrote off as “two guys who did the best they could with what they had,” was actually a meta parody of tired...


I Do Movies Badly: Spring

Benson and Moorhead’s Spring is a marvelous exploration of suspense over surprise, focusing on two closed off characters whose world views of objectification stem from their vulnerabilities and fears of loss (even if its female lead is far more interesting than its...


78/52: Showered in Praise, by Jim Rohner

“The shower scene.” With the exception of perhaps any dialogue ever written, there is arguably no phrase in cinematic history in which the terseness of its syntax belies the gravity of its far-reaching and long-lasting influence. Were I to say...

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