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Tag Archive: film

Criterion Movie of the Month: ‘Dazed and Confused’

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Spine # 336 SPOILERS I do not remember the first time I watched Dazed and Confused. It was a teenage essential on constant repeat, so to narrow down the first time seems impossible.… Continue reading

Criterion Movie of the Month: ‘Wild Strawberries’

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Spine #139 SPOILERS Earlier this year, I wrote a review of Mikey and Nicky, one of the newer additions to the Criterion Collection. It was included as the first watch on a beta… Continue reading

Top 10 Journalism Movies

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Members of the press have one of the most thankless, yet most important jobs in the world. The need to inform the general populace and hold those in power accountable is no easy… Continue reading

In Memoriam: Larry Cohen

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We at the House of Geekery are saddened to learn over the weekend fan favorite cult filmmaker Larry Cohen has passed away at the age of 77.  A native of New York, Cohen… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘High Flying Bird’

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Directed by: Stephen Soderbergh Starring: Andre Holland, Zazie Beetz, and Sonja Sohn Plot: A basketball agent struggles to make deals during a player lockout Review: Director Stephen Soderbergh never met a camera he didn’t want to… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Standoff at Sparrow Creek’

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Directed by: Henry Dunham Starring: James Badge Dale, Patrick Fischler, and Chris Mulkey Plot: A militia holds up in their headquarters when they suspect one of their members of being a mass shooter. Review: Speaking as… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Velvet Buzzsaw’

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Directed by: Dan Gilroy Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, and Zawe Ashton Plot: A supernatural force associated with recently discovered paintings target movers and shakers of the art world. Review: Let it be said, that Jake Gyllenhaal commits 100%… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Summer of 84’

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Directed by: Françouis Simard, Anouk Whissell, and Yoann-Karl Whissell Starring: Graham Verchere, Tiera Skovbye, and Rich Somner Plot: A group of friends believe their neighbor may be a serial killer Review: It has been said… Continue reading

Rick’s Top 30 Movies of 2018

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The following list is based on US release dates. Sometimes those foreign flicks and festival darlings have a lot of crossover from year to year. 30. Izzy Gets the F-ck Across Town Izzy… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Border’

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Directed by: Ali Abbasi Starring: Eva Melander and Eero Milonoff Plot: A border patrol officer with a strange ability meets a man with the same ability. Review: The phrase “modern day fairy tale” gets thrown around… Continue reading