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The Blob toes a confident line between affectionate parody and straight-faced homage. Director Chuck Russell and co-writer Frank Darabont, at the time both young bucks hot off the surprisingly good and successful A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors,...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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For a game that's all about unlocking the imagination, Disney Infinity 2.0 has very little. It's at its most creative only when attempting to sell you things, conjuring up the city of Agrabah from the desert around Aladdin in the Treasure Hunt mode before...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Nestled between two of his outright masterpieces, Citizens Band and Melvin and Howard, Jonathan Demme's Last Embrace contains only sporadic moments of the filmmaker's eccentric personality. Demme filters his thriller through a distinctly, and sometimes...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Monday, October 20, 2014
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1. "Arnaud Desplechin Remembers Misty Upham." A tribute to the actress he directed in Jimmy P: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian. "The death of Misty Upham is bottomless sorrow. I loved this woman as if she were my younger sister. The press talk about...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Monday, October 20, 2014
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One gander at The Heart Machine's synopsis is likely to drive some onlookers out of the room, as few contemporary subjects are as riddled with predetermined red flags for skeptics than those purporting to analyze the deleterious effects of technology...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Though there's no denying the thrilling and unsettling power of the last two to three minutes of "Strangers," it would be incorrect to label the episode as all build-up. In fact, the image of Gareth (Andrew J. West) chowing down on a hunk of Bob's (Lawrence...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Hot on the heels of last week's "Mummy on the Orient Express," new writer Jamie Mathieson delivers an intriguing and suspenseful standalone episode with "Flatline." He certainly knows how to start a story with a good visual hook, as the Doctor (Peter...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Cunningly arranged as a collage of pithy scenes, tonight's episode of Homeland transforms the laborious setup of "Shalwar Kameez" into a precipitous cascade of new developments. Darting among several storylines, the irregular structure fosters a sense...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Monday, October 20, 2014
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In the Basement, which premiered at this year's Venice Film Festival and screened last week at Montreal's Festival du Nouveau Cinéma, may mark Ulrich Seidl's return to feature documentaries after his "Paradise Trilogy," but it signals no shift in his...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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Revenge of the Green Dragons is ostensibly concerned with the Chinese illegal-immigrant experience in America in the 1980s, which would appear to be similar to other illegal-immigrant experiences in that it's characterized by slave labor and hypocritical...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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With Exists, Eduardo Sánchez dully bum-rushes his way into the woods to draw from the well of inspiration that catalyzed the success of The Blair Witch Project. Though the film abides by the dictates of the found-footage paradigm, its refusal to mince...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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E-Team documents several members of the Human Rights Watch, an international organization that investigates human-rights abuses around the world, as something akin to international terrorism superheroes, no better epitomized than the role-call format...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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In White Bird in a Blizzard, director Gregg Araki fashions images that ideally channel the dreamy, wounded, stifled symbolism of the title. Set primarily in 1988, in a suburb familiar to the suburbs of many a disenfranchised American movie, the film...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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Roman Polanski's Venus in Fur is a deceptively simple two-hander. Superficially, the film seems to unfold as a textbook study of role reversal (that staple of the psychodrama) in the tragicomic mode: Overweening director Thomas (Mathieu Amalric) grudgingly...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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From her collaborations with electronic pioneer Moby and rapper Eve to her '80s dance-pop and R&B-influenced albums Love. Angel. Music. Baby. and The Sweet Escape, Gwen Stefani's solo work has always given her the opportunity to explore genres and...
From: Slant Magazine | By: Ed Gonzalez and Sal Cinquemani | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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