Category: Movies

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David Lynch and the Surreal Eraserhead.

It is hard to believe that I have waited so long to watch David Lynch’s student film, Eraserhead. I am a fan of his later work like the eerie, macabre Twin Peaks or the psychological film noir of Blue Velvet. I sit in front of the television in anticipation of...

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Dali and Disney create Destino.

In 1945, at a party held by Jack Warner, an unlikely pair met for the first time. The two, Salvadore Dali and Walt Disney, soon began to discuss collaboration of talents. The project is the animated short film, Destino. Inspired by Disney’s Fantasia, Dali saw the use of animation as...

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Scott Pilgrim, Free Read

The Birth of Scott Pilgrim In 1997 the Canadian band Plumtree releases the album “Predicts the Future.” The collection of songs include their biggest single, the track “Scott Pilgrim.” The song went on to inspire the pen of Bryan Lee O’Malley, who creates the 6 part manga-influenced comic series of...

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The Surreal World of Un Chien Andalou

Thin clouds drift across a full moon. A man’s hand moves a freshly sharpened razor blade across a woman’s eye. It mimics the motion of the clouds as the eye splits to reveal its gel-like content. That describes the notorious opening to Un Chien Andalou. Considered to be a 16-minute...

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The Room: the Worst Movie You Can Ever Love.

The Room is often mentioned as the worst film ever made. The “Citizen Kane of bad movies.” It has grown into a favorite interactive midnight movie, much like the Rocky Horror Picture Show. If you are a fan of Cult or Trash films, this is a must-see. At face value,...

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The Adventures of One eskimO

In 2010 I stumbled across a band, an album and an animated hero. All three use the moniker One eskimO.  Starting with the band and their self-titled debut release, I became hooked on their sound after a few seconds of listening to the song “Kandi.”  Comparisons have mentioned a similarity...