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Four Frames: Mandy (Panos Cosmatos, 2018)

There are those convinced George Lucas only ever dreamed up Star Wars so he could sell spin-off toys to kids. And now, nine episodes in (is it nine? you tell me!), movie merchandise helps keep the commercial world a-spinning. Merch can be cool, though – the more unlikely it is, the more “cultish”, the cooler […]

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Opening Up: Back to the Cinema

We’re all opening up, ready to get back to it – doin’ the things that we want to. Like the Lou Reed song: It reminds me of the movies Marty made about New York Those frank and brutal movies that are so brilliant Fool for love, meet the raging bull They’re very inspirational, I love […]

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Lost Classics Reviews

Lost Classics: Red Rock West (John Dahl, 1993)

Cinema’s dustbin is littered with movies that disappeared between the cracks or didn’t fit neatly into any easy-to-sell marketing category. It’s a fate that befell the criminally under-seen Red Rock West, John Dahl’s sophomore feature that, according to the late Roger Ebert, “exists sneakily between a western and a thriller, between a film noir and […]