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Science Fiction Double Feature (+3): New Views of Future Past Edition

12 a.m. – “High-Rise” – Drama/Thriller (2015, Magnolia Home Entertainment) The haves and the have-nots settle their differences through murder and anarchy in this gorgeously photographed nightmare by Ben Wheatley (“Kill List”), based on the dystopian novel by J.G. Ballard. … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: TV Party Summer Reruns Edition (Part 1)

12 a.m. – “Ash vs. Evil Dead: El Jefe” – Horror/Comedy (2016, Lionsgate) Once again, it’s that rare combination of stupidity and inflated ego that lands Ash Williams (Bruce Campbell) in trouble with the supernatural. After accidentally unleashing monstrous demons … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: Norwegian Rock and Roll Mystery Rollercoaster Invasion Edition

Midnight – “Green Room” – Thriller (2015, Lionsgate) Trapped inside the green room at a ratty music joint in Oregon is the Ain’t Rights, a punk band who have had the bad luck to witness the murder of another musician … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: TV Party IV

12 a.m. “Freaks and Geeks: Kim Kelly is My Friend” – Comedy (2000, Shout Factory) Mathlete turned aspiring underachiever/freak Lindsay (Linda Cardellini) accepts an offer to visit the home of tough girl Kim Kelly (Busy Phillips), thinking that it will … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: A Month of Monsters, Week 1

12 a.m. – “Blood and Lace” – Horror/Thriller (1971, Shout Factory) Pity poor Melody Patterson (“F Troop”): an orphaned emotional wreck after the brutal murder of her prostitute mother, she’s shipped off to a group home, where her situation turns … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: Programmer’s Notes – New and Notable

“The Wolfpack” (2015, Magnolia Home Entertainment) The story of the Angulo brothers, a septet of siblings virtually imprisoned in a New York apartment by a delusional father, and who found solace in watching and then meticulously recreating Hollywood action films, … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: TV Party II

12 a.m. – “Deutschland 83” – Drama/Political Thriller (2015, Kino Lorber) While waiting for the return of “The Americans” in 2016, you might enjoy this U.S.-German suspense series, which hinges on a similar premise of assumed identities and espionage set … Continue reading

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