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A Boy and His Dog (L. Q. Jones, 1975)

“America in 2024 is as harshly divided as the diametrically opposed landscapes against which the film’s action takes place—the barren aridity of life aboveground and the ersatz fecundity in the “downunder” called Topeka whose citizens cling desperately to outmoded forms … Continue reading

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Killer Smiles and Satanic Wiles: Mr. Sardonicus and The Brotherhood of Satan

“Mr. Sardonicus is one of Castle’s most effective films. As a director, he proves he has some real chops, steadily and expertly building tension until the terrifically effective reveal of Sardonicus’s hideous visage. The Brotherhood of Satan, on the other … Continue reading

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