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  • Alone in the Dark

    Alone in the Dark 1982

    ★★½ Watched 17 Nov, 2016

    Jack Palance glowering his way around a punk club in a flannel shirt is my spirit animal.

  • No Deposit

    No Deposit 2015

    Watched 12 Sep, 2016

    Art Hindle playing Michael Paré's dad was pretty sharp casting. They look very similar.

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  • The Last Bolshevik

    The Last Bolshevik 1993

    ★★★★½ Watched 23 Apr, 2015

    Marker grapples with and prods at notions of collectivism, the totalitarian artist, and ideological commitment in the Soviet Union, with director Aleksandr Medvedkin as his lens. Fascinated (and fascinating) without being hagiographical, and capable of grasping the sweep of history while never losing sight of the subject. An astonishing document.

  • Coherence

    Coherence 2013

    ★★ Watched 24 Aug, 2014

    There's something here as far as an intriguing concept, but Byrkit and his cast unfortunately don't lift it beyond the appearance of a theatre company interpreting the works of Shane Carruth, attempting to jazz things up with tight shots and unearned jump scenes. The slow-burn execution means we get a lot of "what's that??" exclamations in the dialogue/improvisation before things actually start getting interesting two-thirds of the way in.