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/slash 2017 – Day 4: The Mole Song – Hong Kong Capriccio

The Mole Song – Hong Kong Capriccio Japan 2016 Written by Kankurô Kudô, based on the manga by Noboru Takahashi Directed by Takashi Miike Watched on 24.09.2017 Placing a 128-hour-film (and thus the longest of the bunch) as the final … Continue reading

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/slash 2017 – Day 4: It Stains the Sands Red

It Stains the Sands Red USA 2016 Written by Stuart Ortiz & Colin Minihan Directed by Colin Minihan Watched on 24.09.2017 I had high hopes for this one, since the concept – a woman fleeing through the desert, pursued by … Continue reading

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/slash 2017 – Day 4: Sweet, Sweet Lonely Girl

Sweet, Sweet Lonely Girl USA 2016 Written by A.D. Calvo Directed by A.D. Calvo Watched on 24.09.2017 “Sweet, Sweet Lonely Girl” would already be sobering enough if it would be someone’s feature film debut, but taking into account that writer … Continue reading

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/slash 2017 – Day 4: Dave Made A Maze

Dave Made A Maze USA 2017 Written by Steven Sears & Bill Watterson Directed by Bill Watterson Watched on 24.09.2017 “Dave Made A Maze” was one of the biggest surprises and discoveries of the festival (so far) for me. While … Continue reading

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/slash 2017 – Day 4: This Giant Papier-Mâché Boulder Is Actually Really Heavy

This Giant Papier-Mâché Boulder Is Actually Really Heavy USA 2016 Written by Andrew Beszant & Christian Nicolson Directed by Christian Nicolson Watched on 24.09.2017 More than anything else, I’m a fan of Science Fiction, be it the new stuff or … Continue reading

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/slash 2017 – Day 3: Verónica

Verónica Spain 2017 Written by Fernando Navarro & Paco Plaza Directed by Paco Plaza Watched on 23.09.2017 “Verónica” offers very typical horror-fare, but since it’s well made and also quite elegant and charming, I have a hard time being too … Continue reading

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/slash 2017 – Day 3: The Tingler

The Tingler USA 1959 Written by Robb White Directed by William Castle Watched on 23.09.2017 For their special screening of “The Tingler” (one of the three films out of the program which were chosen by John Waters), the /slash-crew really … Continue reading

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/slash 2017 – Day 3: JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable – Chapter 1

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable – Chapter 1 Japan 2017 Written by Itaru Era, based on the manga by Hirohiko Araki Directed by Takashi Miike Watched on 23.09.2017 “Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure” once again suffers from the seeming inability of … Continue reading

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/slash 2017 – Day 3: My Entire High School Sinking into the Sea

Mayhem USA 2016 Written by Dash Shaw Directed by Dash Shaw Watched on 23.09.2017 I’m afraid this animated feature wasn’t really my cup of tea. The story was rather unimaginative and uninteresting, the inherent social criticism too on the nose, … Continue reading

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/slash 2017 – Day 2: Mayhem

Mayhem USA 2017 Written by Matias Caruso Directed by Joe Lynch Watched on 22.09.2017 “Mayhem” turned out to be the perfect midnight movie. A funny, entertaining and highly energetic romp from start to (almost) finish, it managed to grip and … Continue reading

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