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    Death Becomes Her

    While sloppy at times, Robert Zemeckis’ Death Becomes Her is an often delicious trifle, of which the core ingredients are so rich that the film is as much fun as any of Zemeckis’ comedies (if not quite as polished). Death Become Her Directed by Robert Zemeckis Although it managed to walk away with the Best […] More

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    Sound On Sight Radio Rewind: Episode #156 – Life During Wartime

    Since his 1995 breakthrough Welcome to the Dollhouse, director Todd Solondz has been one of the most audacious and controversial voices to come out of recent American independent cinema, and thanks to the arrival at TIFF of his latest, Life During Wartime, Ricky and Simon decided to take on three of his demented, blackly funny […] More

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    Sound On Sight Radio #111 – Observe and Report

    listen download show in a separate window Jody Hill’s first studio feature, “Observe and Report,” is already one of the year’s most contentious films; critics are divided right down the middle, including us. In our altest comedy special, ee hash out our differences while also exploring three connected films – Hill’s low-budget debut, “The Foot […] More

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    Just For Laughs 2008: Baghead

    Baghead 2008, USA directed by Jay and Mark Duplass At once a deconstruction of the creative process and an extended look at the mechanics of fear, Baghead is an engaging little indie that flirts with “mumblecore” drama, low-budget horror, and awkward comedy, before ultimately revealing itself as just one of them – it would qualify […] More

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    Naked Lunch Radio #31 – Art School Confidential

    listen now Download 1st hour Listen Now Download 2nd hour The term “alternative comics” is one of several labels applied to a range of comics that have appeared since about 1980, in the wake of the undergound comix movement of the late 1960s and early 70s. Typically, these are authored independently by a single creator; […] More

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    Naked Lunch Radio #26 – Swatch Watches & Diet Coke Heads

    listen now Download show Views on suicide have been influenced by cultural views on existential themes such as religion, honor, and the meaning of life. Most Western and Asian religions-the Abrahamic religions, Buddhism, Hinduism-consider suicide a dishonorable act; in the West it was regarded as a serious crime and offense against God due to religious […] More