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The Souvenir

With the combined efforts of Hogg, Swinton Byrne and Burke, The Souvenir recreates the sensation of riding an emotional coaster with an unstable partner.

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John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

A work of pop cinema so blissfully, albeit brutally, entertaining that you come out of it feeling even more resentful of its multiplex neighbors for…

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Ballad of Narayama

"The Ballad of Narayama" is a Japanese film of great beauty and elegant artifice, telling a story of startling cruelty. What a space it opens…

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The Unloved, Part 41: "Crash"

The latest edition of Scout Tafoya’s “The Unloved” video essay series focuses on David Cronenberg’s 1996 film “Crash,” as based on the novel by J.G. Ballard. Controversial since its Cannes premiere, the James Spader and Holly Hunter film about the eroticism of car crashes is framed by Tafoya as “a feature length incantation … urging us to allow each wicked sight the potential to change us.” As this “perfect instrument of upset and provocation” takes viewers on its unforgettable, taboo ride, Tafoya assures us that “If you’re still in your chair, then you’re in Cronenberg’s passenger seat.” 

The Unloved - Crash from Scout Tafoya on Vimeo.

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