Monthly Archives: June 2013

This Week’s Movie: UPSTREAM COLOR

Shane Carruth’s 2013 film Upstream Color has got ambition to spare, even in a decade of insanely ambitious films like The Tree of Life and Synecdoche, New York. Carruth aspires to understand life itself: what it means to be sentient, what it means to socialize … Continue reading

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This Week’s Movie: REBECCA

Have we really never had Alfred Hitchcock visit us at Movie Klub? We haven’t! And yet it might be an odd choice to start with 1940’s Rebecca, even though it was Hitchcock’s first American film and his only film to win the Academy … Continue reading

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This Week’s Movie: MAGIC MIKE

The great filmmakers make it look so easy, sometimes to their own detriment. Steven Soderbergh got the worst of it in a couple different ways with 2012’s Magic Mike: the studio knew it could practically print money among the female audience … Continue reading

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This Week’s Movie: WAYNE’S WORLD

At the end of Penelope Spheeris’ 1992 film Wayne’s World, there’s a mid-credits “stinger,” a scene in which our hero Wayne (Mike Meyers) says farewell directly to the audience like so: Well, that’s all the time we have for our movie. … Continue reading

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