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Cube: An Endless Existentialist Escape

Weaving horror techniques with philosophical undertones, Cube (1997) navigates the dark recesses of humanity in a mechanical enigma. In a bright start for his career, Vincenzo Natali co-wrote and directed the movie while still a student in film school. It is perhaps due to this creative freedom – and a low budget – that a […]

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Four Frames: Unfriended (Levan Gabriadze, 2015)

There’s a killer on the loose, and your vehicle won’t start up. Your phone has been drained of battery, but you probably wouldn’t have been able to get a signal anyway. The track keeps skipping on the record player and the lights have just gone out; all you have left is a sticky box of […]

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Lost Classic: Phantom of the Paradise (Brian De Palma, 1974)

The technology of film can been considered a time machine of sorts. It can transport the audience from one particular time period to another, allowing them to bask in the glory of the neologistic innovations of the time. Let’s take a trip to a time when filmic and musical recording equipment such as the videocassette […]

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Lost Classic: Colossus: The Forbin Project (Joseph Sargent, 1970)

It may have been released back when computers were still the size of refrigerators, but the dire warnings expounded by this cautionary slice of Nixon-era paranoia have only become louder. Professor Stephen Hawking’s apocalyptic exhortation that artificial intelligence could possibly spell the end of mankind if allowed to evolve unchecked will come as little surprise […]