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  • No, or the Vain Glory of Command
  • Routine Pleasures
  • Dirty Ho
  • Comrades

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  • My Way Home


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  • How to Blow Up a Pipeline

    How to Blow Up a Pipeline


    I have a theory about how the heist film - once a bastion of cinematic creativity and an outlet for socio-political anger - has all but died in the 21st century (because of liquid modernity and neoliberalism and cowardly filmmakers) so it makes sense that something like this, a bonafide adventure-process film (a marriage of heist film syntax and eco-terror semantics) that’s full of actual/relevant rage would hit the spot for me, it’s all that and more, the clever flashback…

  • Car Wash

    Car Wash


    conceived as a high concept riff on nashville by a music biz pr man, given soul by norman whitfield, jokes by joel schumacher, and feeling and movement by milwaukee's own michael schultz, to say nothing of the ridiculous cast, the film was largely unappreciated in its time except by the french, who screened it in competition at cannes for a jury headed by rossellini, and extremely under-appreciated after its time, relegated to the dvd bargain bin as soundtracksploitation, except the…