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  • I Was a Teenage Serial Killer

    I Was a Teenage Serial Killer

    ★★★★

    "Sarah Jacobson’s 1993 film I Was a Teenage Serial Killer shares the uncompromising attitude of the Riot Grrrl movement. Jacobson shot the film in black-and-white 16mm film, imbuing it with a grimy texture that feels like it blew in from somewhere off the streets. The protagonist, Mary (Kristin Calabrese), is introduced in the throes of committing a murder. The first kill is a blistering audio-visual collage that shows Mary’s death dance, à la Leatherface in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre—but instead…

  • Love & Basketball

    Love & Basketball

    ★★★★

    Love. Basketball. Two great things that go great together. When you make a three point basket a feeling of pure euphoria washes over you, not unlike the feeling of falling in love. March Madness is also a plus stuff. Space Jam isn't, but who can hate Bugs Bunny and Michael Jordan? Keith Lee is a wonderful wrestler who frequently uses the phrase “bask in my glory” and this week you can bask in the glory of Love and Basketball from the comfort of your own home. A movie as enchanting as a Keith Lee moonsault.

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  • Lava

    Lava

    I bet Ringo Starr loves the shit out of this. He probably sat there watching the movie and nudging his friends in the side with the biggest grin on his face. "Ahhh, they LAVA each other", he says at the close of the short film.

    When he arrives home later that night he begins to compose a rock opera on the love of Volcanoes because he is so touched by the great act of love between these two mountains.

    Paul…

  • Shaun of the Dead

    Shaun of the Dead

    ★★★★★

    Yeah if your only options are Sign O' The Times, Purple Rain and Batman you're definitely going to use Batman as a weapon, but surely you've got worse albums than Batman to toss at zombies. It's really not that bad of an album. Of course when you compare it to the gargantuan success of every other Prince release in the 80s it is going to feel slight, but it has some moments of Prince's musical genius spread throughout. Partyman is…