God Told Me To (1976)

(aka Demon) This one is almost impossible to sum up. This is partly because any attempt is going to carry even the most circumspect summary into spoiler territory.  However, it is also because this is a film that starts in one place and then moves into stranger and stranger places which seem to have little […]

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Cycle (2012)

It is hard to even begin to write about this one. After all, what we have here is a very strange Art House Science Fiction movie, jam packed with incredible imagery and following a decidedly non-linear course through what seems almost a simple story — if it weren’t so complicated. A man has been sent back in […]

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Nothing Really Happens (2017)

I don’t even know where to begin with this one. I mean, it is strange.  Very strange.  Weird things happen. And yet, throughout, our put upon protagonist remains…numb.  Weary.  Disconnected.  Apathetic. I think the spirit of this one was best summed up in the end credits, when they gave special thanks to “That “Greasy Cokehead Director […]

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Gintama (2017)

What a strange film. And I don’t mean that in a good way. Gintama is the live action film adaptation of one of the many anime series out there, this one about an Edo era Japan where space aliens have come to Japan.  While they originally came as visitors, that slowly changed and the Samurai […]

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