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THE BECOMERS Trailer: Aliens Navigate Life on Earth in Zach Clark’s Sci-Fi Genre-Bender
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Hammer to Nail loves us some some Zach Clark weirdness! His latest film The Becomers hits theaters and VOD Tuesday, September 24 from Dark Star Pictures. Here’s the official synopsis: Forced to flee their dying planet, two body-snatching alien lovers arrive...
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ONLY THE RIVER FLOWS Review: Finding Acceptable Truth
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Directed by Wei Shujun, the Chinese murder mystery questions what is considered truth in our complicated modern society. [Read the whole post on screenanarchy.com...]
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Fantasia Review: The Count of Monte Cristo is a Silly Yet Mostly Good Time
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While watching the latest take on Alexandre Dumas’ literary classic, this time by directors Alexandre de La Patellière and Matthieu Delaporte (who just adapted Dumas’ The Three Musketeers in 2023), I wondered if I was enjoying myself for the wrong...
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2024 Venice: Kurosawa Kiyoshi, Fabrice du Welz, Asif Kapadia, Errol Morris & Harmony Korine Out of Comp
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While we might still be on the fence about what is being described as a first-person shooter-type experience in Harmony Korine‘s Baby Invasion, but the Venice Film Festival’s Out of Competition section lineup could be just as daring as the...
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Bright Wall/Dark Room July 2024: No, Captain, My Captain: Crimson Tide and the Perils of Mutiny by Bryan Miller
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We are pleased to offer an excerpt from the July 2024 issue of the online magazine Bright Wall/Dark Room. Their theme for July 2024 is "To the Sea," and, in addition to Bryan Miller's piece about "Crimson Tide" below, includes new essays "Finding Nemo," "The Life...
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David Lynch Releases Two New Videos for Cellophane Memories
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David Lynch’s slow drip of material continues apace. In the month since announcing his and Chrystabell’s new album Cellophane Memories he’s released two music videos––expected roll-out for a project of this kind. Which makes a bit more compelling Lynch’s latest...
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Fantasia 2024: Bookworm, Shelby Oaks, The Count of Monte Cristo
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Let's get this out of the way, first and foremost: I'll probably never love a festival more than Montreal's Fantasia International Film Festival. It's long (runs at least two weeks), genre-focused (horror, sci-fi, animation, you name it), and eclectic as...
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X-Men Origins: Wolverine Began Hollywood’s Spin-Off Era
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Few people have kind things to say about “X-Men Origins: Wolverine.” Receiving terrible reviews when it was released in May 2009, the film was meant to extend the X-Men cinematic universe in a unique way, giving Hugh Jackman’s mutant antihero...
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BREED Teaser Exclusive: Is This Relationship Worth Saving?
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Stick around long enough in life and you get to watch everyone's offspring grow up and start to pursue their own interests. Not speaking for all film nerds like ourselves but a fair number of creatives likely wish one of...
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Sparks’ Russell Mael Tells a Tale of Body-Snatching Alien Lovers in Trailer for Zach Clark’s The Becomers
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White Reindeer and Little Sister director Zach Clark returned to the festival circuit last year with The Becomers, a sci-fi tale narrated by none other than Sparks frontman Russell Mael and starring Molly Plunk, Mike Lopez, Keith Kelly, Isabel Alamin,...
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