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Kilmercast Episode 5

Time for Kilmercast ep.5, in which we talk about Macgruber, the only film with Chekhov’s celery-in-the-butt. Listen here or subscribe and rate on iTunes!

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Social Cybernetics: Stereo (1969)

This is the first part of a series of posts where I watch and write about all the films of David Cronenberg. If you enjoy this post, consider supporting this blog on Patreon. There is a point in Stereo where a reader … Continue reading

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Kilmercast Episode 2 Released

As you may know, my friend Laurel and I have created a podcast called Kilmercast where we are watching the films of Val Kilmer and talking about them in podcast form. For the first episode we watched geek classic Real Genius, … Continue reading

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The Necessity of Michael Bay

Recently I had a Facebook friend post this link and write “Is it just me or is whole Polar Vortex thing starting to feel like a Michael Bay movie?” In case you don’t want to check out the link, it … Continue reading

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Shaviro’s Redux of The Cinematic Body

It’s rare for academics who work in the realm of critical theory, or poststructuralist theory, or other such things in the humanities, even to polemicize against cognitivism: either because they are naively unaware of its institutional power, or because they … Continue reading

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Riff Raff’s Favorite Ethan Hawke Movie

On his favorite Ethan Hawke movie: “Reality Bites and Tremors.” Riff Raff has been reviewing movies lately.

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On Small Town Gay Bar

Small Town Gay Bar is a film by Malcolm Ingram about gay bars in the American South. Specifically, it is about Mississippi, but there’s nothing particularly unique about the location–the content of the documentary could be about anywhere in the South. … Continue reading

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S1:E1 of Twin Peaks

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Vorpalizer on fantasy film and worldbuilding

The great temptation, the fatal temptation, of adult fans of fantastic fiction is the temptation of Law. We want the contents of our imagination taxonomied and classified, ordered and indexed, subject to rules and regulations. Gaps exist to be filled. … Continue reading

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Video Game Critics: Check Out Some History

As some of you may know, I am technically in a film studies program even though I don’t do film work whatsoever. One of the required courses for my degree is an Advanced Film Theory course. In essence, the class … Continue reading

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