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  • Gerald's Game

    ★★

  • Slow Machine

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    ★★★★★

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  • Gerald's Game

    Gerald's Game

    ★★

    Mostly couldn't take the wild shifts in tone along with the structure/premise, this is a reductive comment but so much of that dialogue between the apparitions of herself and Bruce Greenwood is hilariously corny, and structurally this was bonkers but not in a good way....Though Flanagan directs everything very sharply, some very tight cutting in places and moments of poetry mixed in with horror- the moonlight man is a hauntingly beautiful apparition, his arrival hinted at by an insert on…

  • Slow Machine

    Slow Machine

    ~quantum cinema~

    the loose structure is perfect for a wide spread of disjointed ideas, allowing them to overlap and link in unpredictable ways. espouses its theory of relations via a description of a graduate thesis on the necessity of a narrative context in the production of pornography- viewers can (if they want) fast forward right to the good stuff but the people making the porno, they need the preamble. also a great bit about the idea of collective death, which…

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