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Month: July 2013

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DVD Review: ‘F*ck for Forest’

★★☆☆☆ Polish director Michal Marczak’s awkwardly titillating documentary F*ck for Forest (2012) is extraordinary viewing. Dressed like a Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome flashmob, a troupe of capricious Berlin-based eccentrics film themselves having sex with each other and semi-willing volunteers. The […]

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DVD Review: ‘Maniac’

★★★☆☆ William Lustig’s 1980 sleazy shocker Maniac saw the American director compile a serial killer narrative not from the point of view of a pursuing detective, but that of the murderer himself. In updating said original nasty, screenwriters Alexandre Aja […]

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DVD Review: ‘Stoker’

★★★☆☆ After a decade of filmmaking in his native South Korea, Park Chan-wook makes his English-language debut with Stoker (2013). An all-star cast led by Mia Wasikowska and a screenplay from Prison Break’s Wentworth Miller may suggest that this was […]