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  • Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome

    Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome

    ★★★★

    With afrobeat / prog-rock / free-jazz fusion soundscape performed live by Shaolin Afronauts as part of the Stonnington Jazz Festival.

    Nice.

    On the one hand, jazz doesn't seem the best fit for post-apocalyptica, too smooth. On the other, George Miller has made another film that works great treated as a silent movie.

  • Lost Highway

    Lost Highway

    ★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Dream sequences and symbolism are a cop out, I'm sticking with my aliens theory. Pullman, Arquette and Blake are beings with the power to jump between realities (that's how there can be two mystery mans at once) but who are so old they need external aid to remember things (the films). Arquette and Blake are trying to induce Pullman to remember himself, since he refuses to be on film (probably in denial about getting old). And they're working together to…

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  • Axolotl Overkill

    Axolotl Overkill

    ★★★½

    I was expecting more axolotls.

    Enjoyed watching that quite a bit. Couldn't make a whole lot of sense from it, but surprisingly I don't too much mind. Great texture here, moment to moment. Scenes that convey.

  • Antiporno

    Antiporno

    ★★★★

    Well I'm not sure about "A subversive arthouse film that tackles the patriarchy head on" but it was certainly a great watch. And very Art. Felt a bit like a very Sion Sono version of an especially meta Radley Metzger film.

    It's a porno! No, it's about porno! No, it's about making porn! No, it's about being about porn! No, it's about the relationship between performative feminity and the patriarchy! Often without pants.

    Ami Tomite gives a fantastic performance. Performances.…