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VIDEO: Anime Academia | Blood-C

Matthew Roe reviews the 2011 anime series, Blood-C....

VIDEO: ShitFlix | "Ribbit"

Matthew Roe and David Short search for horrible movies to review. This episode, the 2014 animated children's film, Ribbit....

PSYCHO POMPOUS: Expressionist Horror, Part I: The Man Who Laughs, An Introduction

The most triumphed example of horror film expressionism is the 1920 feature The Cabinet of Dr. Calagari by Robert Wiene, which set the foundation from which all successive expressionist films and horror films of the 1920s would rise. Though the catalogue of expressionist works would number less than thirty throughout the movement’s existence, it had a profound and immediate impact on the world of cinematic storytelling....continue reading

ANARCHIC CINEMA: Miike and V-Cinema

During the period in which Dogme was beginning to interest audiences and No Wave was dying out was also the birth of a unique film market in Japan, V-Cinema. These are primarily movies made in Japan that are released directly to video. When distributing anime, the moniker Original Video Animation or OVA is used. The industry has been alive since the 1980s, sporting filmmakers such as Takashi Shimizu, director of The Grudge and the criminally overlooked Marebito...continue reading

CRITICLYSM REVIEW: Nadie (2017) - ★★★★★

The ever-present reality of our own mortality is made only clearer when witnessing the fatality of our loftiest ideals by its champions. What Cuba has endured leading up to, during and in the succeeding years since the Revolution of 1959 is a perfect storm of this idealistic swell and subsequent decay....continue reading

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Oasis Laurels

Matthew Roe and Kat Parker's (Equilibrium) newest short film Chemicals, Like God, scored by the experimental band Genevieve, is an official selection of the Oasis Short Film Series for October.

Posted: November, 17 2017

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