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"The Bad Batch" Is Full Of Really Good Shit

“The Bad Batch” Is Full Of Really Good Shit

Ana Lily Amirpour's new "Mad Max" style film is a strange trip into a world of cannibals, Burning Man parties, and Keanu Reeves.
"Baby Driver" Is More Fun Than Watching An Actual Baby Drive A Car

“Baby Driver” Is More Fun Than Watching An Actual Baby Drive A Car

Edgar Wright's "Baby Driver" is one of the best films we've seen all year. A perfect popcorn movie to cleanse your palate before watching rad weird shit.
"David Lynch: The Art Life" Paints A Portrait Of A Beautifully Warped Mind

“David Lynch: The Art Life” Paints A Portrait Of A Beautifully Warped Mind

"David Lynch: The Art Life" takes us inside the mind and work life of one of the world's greatest living creative minds. What weird stories does it dredge up? What insights does it offer? Read on and find out.
Do Nothing Professionally: The Unsung Triumph of Prince’s “Under the Cherry Moon”

Do Nothing Professionally: The Unsung Triumph of Prince’s “Under the Cherry Moon”

Everybody and their mother has seen "Purple Rain" -- but how many of you have experienced the baffling glory of "Under The Cherry Moon"? Jason Kron has. Here's his take on this weirdo gem.
"You're Going to Die!" Sticks Your Head In The Lion's Mouth

“You’re Going to Die!” Sticks Your Head In The Lion’s Mouth

"You're Going to Die!" has been a staple of our Screeners series. It's also a film that got under the skin of one of our writers. Here's his take on why this five minute short is more powerful than most two-hour movies.
"Belladonna of Sadness" Is A Film Worth Selling Your Soul For

“Belladonna of Sadness” Is A Film Worth Selling Your Soul For

"Belladonna of Sadness" is a hallucinatory dance with the devil. A masterpiece of psychedelic animation with a deeply subversive message, it's a must-see movie. Here are some thoughts on this 1973 classic. Warning: Here Be SPOILERS!
Vintage Valentines

Vintage Valentines

Send these picturesque peccadilloes from the problematic past to your partner or paramore. (Click pics for shareable links.)
"Cameraperson" Gives Us A Fractured Lens To View Life

“Cameraperson” Gives Us A Fractured Lens To View Life

Our reviewer takes a look at Kirsten Johnson's stunning new documentary "Cameraperson", an intense look at the thin line between journalist and voyeur.
Warren Ellis' "Normal" Is A Mad Trip On A "Speeding Death Kaleidoscope Made Out Of Tits”

Warren Ellis’ “Normal” Is A Mad Trip On A “Speeding Death Kaleidoscope Made Out Of Tits”

Warren Ellis' new novel "Normal" is a tensely written, fascinating, hilarious, and unnerving look at our insanity-inducing future.
"The Secret History of Twin Peaks" Keeps The Mystery Alive

“The Secret History of Twin Peaks” Keeps The Mystery Alive

Our reviewer reads "The Secret History of Twin Peaks" about America's favorite small town. Is the book as good as the coffee and pie? Read on and find out.
"Chaos 17" Had Method To Its Madness

“Chaos 17” Had Method To Its Madness

At Chaos Theory 17, art reigns supreme. For one weekend only, the walls of Legend City Studios were covered in a dizzying array of artwork from local masters and up & comers.
'Energy Charge' Defies Everything I Hate About Video Art

‘Energy Charge’ Defies Everything I Hate About Video Art

If I wanted to enjoy cinema, I’d go to a theater or stay home and not have to deal with assholes walking in front of the screen every 10 seconds or muttering that they don’t understand it to everyone within earshot.