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Gleaming the Queue: ANTIVIRAL

David Cronenberg’s son, Brandon, was always going to be measured in the shadow of his father. So for his directorial debut, rather than conspicuously avoiding these comparisons, Cronenberg has doubled down on them with Antiviral – a film that literally … Continue reading

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Gleaming the Queue: Berberian Sound Studio (2013)

Sound is a sacrament in the Berberian Sound Studio: it enters innocuously through the ears before transubstantiating into something more sinister. Peter Strickland’s film is utterly distinctive as it is unclassifiable.  Berberian Sound Studio is a psychological/metaphysical implosion of anxiety, … Continue reading

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GLEAMING THE QUEUE: A BAND CALLED DEATH

Queued up this month was the rock doc, A Band Called Death, about an enigmatic Detroit trio whose music was initially ignored or dismissed, only to be rediscovered and embraced by later generations.  This subject is hardly novel (the excellent … Continue reading

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Gleaming the Queue: END OF WATCH

I’m not quite sure why I picked David Ayer’s End of Watch for this month’s Gleaming the Queue. Unlike many, I thought the Ayer’s scripted Training Day was rather pedantic, in spite of Denzel’s Oscar-wining performance, and I could not … Continue reading

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Dev79 presents STREET BASS BOOTLEGS 3: Dropping June 7, 2013 on ClubTapes!!

The Street Bass Summer jumps off with the third installment of the widely popular Street Bass Bootlegs mixtape compilation series. It’s been nearly a year since Seclusiasis Street Bass tsars, Starkey and Dev79, delivered the last installment of Street Bass Bootlegs and its well worth the wait. Dev79 presents Street Bass Bootlegs Vol. 3 is bigger than its predecessor a staggering 18 tracks that ebbs and flows effortlessly through extraterrestrial crunk, atmospheric R&B, scattershot hi-hat grime, and gully Martian hiphop. Or, simply put, the all-consuming NSFW swagger that is Street Bass! Continue reading

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GLEAMING THE QUEUE: “HEMLOCK GROVE”

I am going to try something new this month. After a year of reviewing Netflix suggested films for my Gleaming the Queue column, I’ve decided to write on one of Netflix’s Original Series. And, as it is the most recent … Continue reading

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GLEAMING THE QUEUE: BUKOWSKI: BORN INTO THIS

John Dullaghan’s Bukowski: Born Into This is a documentary about the oft lewd, drunk, and majestic poet and novelist, Charles Bukowski, who died in 1994. The documentary beautifully weaves many interviews, footage of poetry readings, and testimony of Bukowski’s friends, … Continue reading

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GLEAMING THE QUEUE: HAYWIRE

Haywire seems like Stephen Soderbergh’s cold and kinetic experiment in high-impact, low-concept genre filmmaking. In this instance, the action genre. Starting with a brawl in a rural roadside diner, the film, written by Lem Dobbs, proceeds through a series of … Continue reading

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Gleaming the Queue: Bernie

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At the opening of Richard Linklater’s East Texas black comedy, Bernie, the small-town mortician – played with unusual restraint by Jack Black – conducts a master class in how to prepare a body for a first rate open-casket funeral. Bernie … Continue reading

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Gleaming the Queue: The Two Jakes (1990)

Roman Polanski’s Chinatown is one of my all time favorite films.  But, despite my appreciation for the 1974 Oscar winning film, I had never seen its 1990 sequel, The Two Jakes, directed by Chinatown star, Jack Nicholson.  And never seeing this sequel was intentional … Continue reading

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