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  • The House of Tomorrow

    The House of Tomorrow

    ★★★½

    Total blind watch, I had no idea what I was getting into when I walked into a somewhat forgotten indie theater here in SoCal. In the end I was charmed by this sweet little flick, although little is the operative term here. This film is low-key, kind of low-stakes in a way that might turn off viewers looking for a more demanding narrative or characters. The set-up is very simple; sheltered kid, through happenstance, winds up meeting a not so…

  • From Beyond

    From Beyond

    ★★★★

    I love this movie. My umpteenth rewatch, this one on 35mm at the Egyptian, with Brian Yuzna in attendance; had a chance to shake his hand, thank him for SOCIETY. Shit still holds up and is even better on a big screen. (INSERT OBVIOUS, CRUDE JOKE ABOUT CRAMPTON AND STIMULATING GLANDS OF ANY KIND.)