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  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show

    The Rocky Horror Picture Show

    ★★★★★

    This low-budget freak show/cult classic/cultural institution concerns the misadventures of Brad Majors (Barry Bostwick) and Janet Weiss (Susan Sarandon) inside a strange mansion that they come across on a rainy night. After the wholesome pair profess their love through an opening song, their car breaks down in the woods, and they seek refuge in a towering castle nearby. Greeting them at the door is a ghoulish butler named Riff Raff (Richard O'Brien), who introduces them to a bacchanalian collection of…

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    2001: A Space Odyssey

    ★★★★★

    A mind-bending sci-fi symphony, Stanley Kubrick's landmark 1968 epic pushed the limits of narrative and special effects toward a meditation on technology and humanity. Based on Arthur C. Clarke's story The Sentinel, Kubrick and Clarke's screenplay is structured in four movements. At the "Dawn of Man," a group of hominids encounters a mysterious black monolith alien to their surroundings. To the strains of Strauss's 1896 Also sprach Zarathustra, a hominid invents the first weapon, using a bone to kill prey.…

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  • Blue Ruin

    Blue Ruin

    ★★★

    After suffering a brutal crime, Dwight (Macon Blair) drops out of society and ends up homeless. When the killer who ruined his life is released from jail, he plots revenge, but his mission of vengeance is complicated by the fact that his target has a family.

  • Green Room

    Green Room

    ★★★★

    A down-on-their-luck punk band accept an offer to play a rural Oregon club before calling their failing tour quits. When they arrive at the venue, they're troubled by the large neo-Nazi presence, but go through with their set regardless. They retreat to the backstage room afterward, only to be greeted by the corpse of a young woman on the floor and the neo-Nazis standing above her. Fearful that the band will contact the authorities, the gang hold them hostage as…

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  • Ichi the Killer

    Ichi the Killer

    ★½

    Maverick auteur Takashi Miike spins this unsettling, blood-soaked yakuza yarn adapted from Hideo Yamamoto's cult manga Koroshiya 1. When mob don Anjo mysteriously disappears, his protégé Kakihara (Tadanobu Asano) vows to find the people responsible. Sporting a blond head of hair and a yawning, pierced slash for a mouth, Kakihara is no ordinary gangster and his methods are equally unorthodox; he impales one poor suspect's naked body on a series of meat hooks and then dumps hot oil on him.…

  • Mandy

    Mandy

    ★★★★★

    In this action/thriller from director Panos Cosmatos, Red Miller (Nicolas Cage) and Mandy Bloom (Andrea Riseborough) lived happily in the Pacific Northwest wilderness in 1983 until the place they call home was destroyed by a religious cult. Red avenges the murder of the love of his life by hunting down Jeremiah Sand and the rest of the sect. Also starring Bill Duke, Linus Roache, Linus Roache, and Olwen Fouere.