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  • Beyond Ultra Violence: Uneasy Listening by Merzbow

    ★★★

  • Dhrupad

    ★★★½

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    ★★★

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  • Beyond Ultra Violence: Uneasy Listening by Merzbow

    Beyond Ultra Violence: Uneasy Listening by Merzbow

    ★★★

    Searing Seekers Sneak to the front including Noise.

  • Dhrupad

    Dhrupad

    ★★★½

    Certainly an interesting documentary by Mani Kaul, centered on Dhrupad classical music, offering a good sampling by a few great musicians, but it could barely scratch the technical surface in its limited scope. The synonymous landscape and architectural scenes throughout were tourist-advertisement pretty, but the creative bond between imagery and India's historical music seemed rote, rather than the interpretive cinematography and editing which one can see in other of Mani Kaul's musical docs, i.e. Siddeshwari (1990); or in the similar…

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  • The Merchant of Four Seasons

    The Merchant of Four Seasons

    ★★★★★

    I don't believe anyone has the right to comment on this film with any possibility of authority unless that person realizes (even if hidden from view) that he or she is a pig. Me, I'm something of a pig, but unfortunately don't have any faith that anything I say will help us out of our universal barnyard predicament, but I can recommend this film very highly to those who think too much, take long walks alone through the city parks,…

  • All About Lily Chou-Chou

    All About Lily Chou-Chou

    ★★½

    Teddy bears and semi-hard dicks and kites and bullies and the school nurse fanning an under-worked imagination, and emo pianos and thin soporific voices and let's take a dreamy vacation and vomit on the floor and piss from the bridge and break shit and look stupefied for years and hold a green apple and sing like little angels and get all video camera saturated and digital camera misty and forget where we are and follow cul de sacs into nowhere…