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Video Madness: Dimensions of Dialogue – Jan Švankmajer (1982)

The sun will come out to-morrow! Bet your bo-ttom dollar that to-morrow! Oh, hey kids. I didn’t see you guys there. Sorry for that. Well, today we have a treat for all you artists and art lovers out there. Last week, in passing, I mentioned Jan Svankmajer in a sentence regarding strange and interesting stop motion animation. Today, we’ll be …

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Film Review: Alice (1988)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: A surrealistic revision of Alice in Wonderland. REVIEW: “You must…close your eyes…otherwise…you won’t see anything.” Czech filmmaker, Jan Svankmajer, has led an illustrious career with his surrealist films, many of which are told from the perspective of a child. He has influenced filmmakers young and old, from Terry Gilliam to the Brothers Quay with a celebrated catalog …

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Film Review: Lunacy (2005)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: A horror movie testing two approaches to running an insane asylum – absolute freedom versus control and punishment – within the context of a world that combines the worst of both. Jean Berlot, a young man subject to a nightmare of being forced into a straitjacket by two orderlies, is befriended by a marquis. At the marquis’s …

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