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‘Archons’ is a drug-fueled Lovecraftian nightmare worthy of multiple viewings
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2 months ago

‘Archons’ is a drug-fueled Lovecraftian nightmare worthy of multiple viewings

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Writer/director Nick Szostakiwskyj officially became “one to watch” after exploding onto the scene with 2016’s Black Mountain Side–and that’s not always the easiest position to be in. After all, …
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Exclusive: ‘Archons’ is a drug laced creature feature from the creators of ‘Black Mountain Side’
2 months ago

Exclusive: ‘Archons’ is a drug laced creature feature from the creators of ‘Black Mountain Side’

I’m an enormous fan and supporter of Nick Szostakiwskyj’s Black Mountain Side–so was Leslie Hatton when she reviewed it for us back in 2016. In that review, Leslie said: “By …
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[Fantasia 2020] ‘Fried Barry’ plays like an adult remake of E.T. through the lens of an Aphex Twin video
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4 months ago

[Fantasia 2020] ‘Fried Barry’ plays like an adult remake of E.T. through the lens of an Aphex Twin video

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Much in the way of Panos Cosmatos’ Mandy, Ryan Kruger’s latest “thing,” Fried Barry, will capture the hearts and blow the minds of stoners everywhere. And I’m not being derisive when referring …
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‘Game of Death’ chooses violence over substance, and I’m all about it
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5 months ago

‘Game of Death’ chooses violence over substance, and I’m all about it

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With genre films starting to gain more and more exposure and mainstream attention for their meaningful narratives, it’s admittedly refreshing to see a new release throw caution to the wind …
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After Several Years on the Shelf, Incredibly Violent ‘Game of Death’ is Finally Getting Released
5 months ago

After Several Years on the Shelf, Incredibly Violent ‘Game of Death’ is Finally Getting Released

I remember reviewing Game of Death at SXSW roughly 3 years ago. At the time, I praised its lack of character development (yes, really) and its ability to somehow focus, …
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