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Prepare yourselves for the best five minutes you will have all day. The Chickening, the amazing short film from the demented minds of Nick DenBoer and Davy Force in which chicken focused violence is done to Stanley Kubrick's The Shining, is now available online. The short has traveled the World, once, twice, three times around the world (maybe?) on the festival circuit. This is one of those things that you simply have to experience for yourselves. We cannot begin to describe what you are about to see, except that it is damned hilarious stuff. Experience the glory of volcanoes, fried chicken and Shelley Duvall's wandering eyeballs! ...
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This is definitely the time of year when film critic types (I’m sure you know who I mean) spend an inordinate amount of time leading up to awards season—and it all leads up to awards season, don’t it?—compiling lists and trying to convince anyone who will listen that it was a shitty year at the movies for anyone who liked something other than what they saw and liked. And ‘tis the season, or at least ‘thas (?) been in the recent past, for that most beloved of academic parlor games, bemoaning the death of cinema, which, if the sackcloth-and-ashes-clad among us are to be believed, is an increasingly detached and irrelevant art form in the process of being smothered under the wet, steaming blanket of American blockbuster-it is. And it’s going all malnourished from the siphoning off of all the talent back to TV, which, as everyone knows, »
- Dennis Cozzalio
2 items from 2016
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