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Fantastic Planet

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On October 22, 2017

I subscribed to Filmstruck awhile ago and have seen some pretty interesting films on it. But perhaps none as fascinating as Fantastic Planet, from 1973. A Czech animated film, except that the director

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Under Two Jags

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On October 3, 2017
In tonight’s film, we have Stan Laurel wearing a metric ton of makeup (which he did in all his early films)! A setting in the Arab world! The British Army! It’s gold, I tell you, gold! From 1923. Share

Annie Oakley

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On October 2, 2017

Since today has unfortunately been dominated by Americans’ obsession with guns and violence, might as well make tonight’s film perhaps the first gun scene ever placed on film, a demonstrat

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Buck Rogers

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On September 30, 2017
I spent my afternoon on the microfilm machine and as I am a wont to do while being semi-bored doing research, I started tweeting what I found amusing. Such as this. How can you keep Buck Rogers off the ballot???! pic.twitter.com/fJLQmPCzZw — Erik Loomis (@ErikLoomis) September 30, 2017 Outraged, I decided to make tonight’s film […]

Mister Twister

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On July 7, 2017

The story about Trump not having anywhere to stay at the G-20 meeting is hilarious to me because given what an unreconstructed racist our dear leader is, it is surprisingly close to the plot of the 19

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The New York Times decided to allow every website on the internet to set comment section records by choosing its 25 best films of the 21st century. And it’s predictably controversial. I’ve seen 18 of the 25 (and Mad Max is actually the next movie in my Netflix queue). Many selections I can’t disagree with. […]

Movie Violence

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On June 3, 2017

This is a pretty great essay on the contradiction between hating real life guns and loving movie guns. Psychologically, of course, this all makes sense. Penn, Peckinpah, even Porter (according to some

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