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Ideal Home Noise (5): Hairy Who, McCormack, German

Jeff Jackson

01.25.16

Jeff Jackson’s fifth installment of Ideal Home Noise takes us into the Hairy Who Publications, Derek McCormack, and Aleksei German’s Hard to Be a God.

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DARKNESS ON THE EDGE OF TOWN: An Interview with David Lynch and Marek Zebrowski

Steven T. Hanley

01.19.16

Steven T. Hanley spoke with David Lynch and his musical improvisational collaborator Marek Zebrowski about their haunting, exploratory album, Polish Night Music.

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When the Car Won’t Start: The Somnambulant Body Melt of The Incredible Melting Man

Ed Steck

11.19.15

In the first installment of his ongoing B-movie and exploitation film revue, Ed Steck takes a look at the bizarre confluence of styles at play in 1977’s The Incredible Melting Man.

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On the Unholy Family in American Horror Film

David Rice

11.16.15

David Rice takes an eye to the institution of the “freak family” and their ongoing association with incest and cannibalism throughout the history of American horror film.

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Coolness, Class, and the Canon: Blue Velvet vs. Something Wild

Scott Creney

09.03.15

Why is David Lynch’s Blue Velvet considered a classic, while Jonathan Demme’s strangely parallel Something Wild is not? Scott Creney provide a close critical evaluation of two of 1986’s strangest films.

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Doublings: A Review of The Mend

Tanner Tafelski

09.01.15

Tanner Tafelski looks at some of the mood at work in John Magary’s latest film, the comic-drama, The Mend.

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Baked Goods: Encountering Sean Baker’s Cinema

Tanner Tafelski

07.20.15

Tanner Tafelski takes a look back at the three most recent films by Sean Baker, recently including Tangerine, a feature film shot via the iPhone5.

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The Patron Saint of the Impossible: Francesco Munzi’s Black Souls

Eric Nelson

07.06.15

The latest film from Francesco Munzi appropriates mob culture, not through violence, but through moral strategy. Eric Nelson reviews.

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The Road to Tar: Memory, Desire, & the Mouvement Panique in Jodorowsky’s Fando y Lis (1968)

Alex Gregor

07.02.15

A look back at the stark, disorienting effect of Alejandro Jodorowsky’s first full feature film, the seminal Fando y Lis.

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Trash-Imagist Outlaw: The Cosmococas of Hélio Oiticica

Paul Cunningham

06.22.15

How can any artist escape the representative nature of an image without simultaneously utilizing images or representations? Paul Cunningham considers the question via a deep look at cocaine, Andy Warhol, and Marilyn Monroe in the work of Brazilian artist Hélio Oiticica.