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The Brood (1979) & The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014); And the Mind, Body, and Disease Dilemma.

The human brain is capable of extraordinarily terrifying reactions while undergoing stressful situations. Traumatic stress can do irreparable damage to the human body causing hair loss, jaw and dental problems from teeth grinding or clenching, skin rashes, weak immunity, and extreme weight gain or loss. 1,441 more words

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Art House Pick of the Week: W.R. Mysteries of the Organism (1971)

If you ever find yourself with the desire to watch something in the realm of artsy and obscure on a whim, then go to Hulu and find… 638 more words

Drama

MERMAIDS DON'T REAL!

So, a couple of days ago my room mate told me that I have to watch this show, Mermaids on Animal Planet.  I watched a portion of it and as always I deconstruct the micro expressions, body language, and tone of voice as well as my linguistic deconstruction.   547 more words

Killer of Sheep (1977); and its Connection to My Childhood

Among the pioneers of the L.A. Rebellion film movement, Charles Burnett emerged with a bold, pseudo-documentary styled film debut, Killer of Sheep. Combining influences from Italian Neorealism and French New Wave, … 1,140 more words

Humans

V/H/S 2 (2013)

When the ending credits of last year’s V/H/S traversed on screen, I squirming eagerly in my seat craving to leave the theater for a cold shower and some time alone to rethink the society I live in. 630 more words

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INTERVIEW WITH THE ASSASSIN (2002)

Imagine your neighbour, whom you’ve known for many years, says he needs to make a confession to you; maybe you think it has something to do with his unkempt lawn or the loud parties you’ve been having on weekends. 254 more words

Movie Reviews

Samsara (2011)

Film is an exceptionally special medium that can tell a story through mashed up moving pictures. Ron Fricke’s Samsara is a breathing testament of a quote from French filmmaker and part-time lunatic, Jean-Luc Godard: “it is not a just image, it is just an image.” Samsara shows why cinema is such a poignant tool that can explore places miles apart, presenting viewers with images they would otherwise never witness. 510 more words

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