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  • Videodrome

    Videodrome

    ★★★★

    "what?"
    — Ronald Reagan


    don't let anyone undersell it to you, it is ridiculously hard to find the clitoris on a television set. he finds himself telling women things. the women already know, but they let him ramble on anyway. she wants the goods but he's painted double yellow lines around everything even remotely resembling a phallus in the tri-state area. he finds maintaining a conversation with an attractive human being a circular expedition, one minute he's hailing a cab…

  • Performance

    Performance

    ★★★★★

    "you should not have destroyed the great phallus."
    — Jess Franco


    he's not sure where he is but he's sure that to some extent he's conscious, striking things from the tables of his esteemed colleagues with his priapic wonder, home-runs on certain occasions, he wants to be good but the blueprints were on the ipad and the damn things out of juice again. he makes a cocktail,
    1/4 asbestos
    1/4 insects
    1/4 treason
    1/4 tonic
    umbrella.
    post-poning the holidays won't…

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  • Lost in Translation

    Lost in Translation

    ★★★★★

    I always manage to get incredibly anxious and wary over the prospect of rewatching the films that I love like children who went off to war. To the point where my favorite films intimidate me, they scare me. Because if I saw such a clear reflection of myself in them at one point in my life what if when I look back into them I can't see my reflection anymore? What if I changed and didn't notice? What if the…

  • I Killed My Mother

    I Killed My Mother

    ★★★★

    Dolan made this film at twenty years old. What the fuck am I doing with my life.