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Lingering: A Ghost Story. (Non-review movie review!)

A Ghost Story isn’t a horror film, but it’s haunting nonetheless. It’s haunted my thoughts since we first saw it last week.

Why do some spirits choose an afterlife of haunting? 757 more words

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Carolyn Petit on Blade Runner 2049

Hard to excerpt without spoilers, but Carolyn Petit wrote a piece about Blade Runner 2049 and her own experiences that’s worth reading.

I always enjoy a piece of writing that takes the wax and wane of media and life seriously, and Petit is really doing the work to show how the philosophy that  7 more words

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Netflix reveals plans to spend $8 billion on original content in 2018

Less than two weeks ago, Netflix announced it was raising subscription costs to keep up in the content race with Amazon, YouTube, and Hulu. During a conference call with investors on Monday, the streaming giant revealed plans to spend as much as $8 billion on original content in 2018, according to… 201 more words

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Countdown, Day 17: Rosemary's Baby

Witches… All of them witches!

I am following Suspiria and The Witch with yet another witch movie: Rosemary’s Baby (1968, dir. Roman Polanski). Despite my reservations about Roman Polanski as a person, this is such a great film. 159 more words

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5 misconceptions about Dirty Dancing: Is Johnny Castle a pedophile?

Having revisited Dirty Dancing I came to two realisations: I was harboring misconceptions and Johnny Castle is not a pedophile after all. 

A film that I held in high regard during my teens; Dirty Dancing was the ultimate coming-of-age holiday romance. 985 more words

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then tomorrow

cracked on cheap wine

liver brushed

tongue licked by camels

lying in semi stasis

not being illiterate

book slithered to floor

words melting into wood… 111 more words

Poetry

Astral Vision: Amiel Courtin-Wilson's The Silent Eye

At its most transformative, the camera has the capacity to shape both time and space, preserving a simulacrum of life that will eventually supplant the real with the dream. 834 more words

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