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Lav Goes Long

Vincent Warne

February 25, 2015

It's been a while since I last posted, but that's because I've been watching a lot of movies. Long movies. I've watched bunch of long movies this year overall, from the intimate 3-hour opus "Yi Yi", to the 4-hour mindfuck "Love Exposure", to the dense 4.5 hour "Historie(s) du Cinema". But longest ...

The Horror of the Unseen in ‘Berberian Sound Studio’

Vincent Warne

October 21, 2014

I've been watching a lot of horror movies lately in anticipation of Halloween. One that stood out was "Berberian Sound Studio", an independent British film from 2012. Directed by Peter Strickland, it tells the story of a shy sound engineer named Gilderoy and his slow descent into madness while he mixes...

Beck’s New LP Marks Impressive Change

Vincent Warne

February 20, 2014

Beck has been curiously absent from the music scene for the past few years, or at least hiding in the background. He has kept himself busy producing, collaborating with other artists, occasionally touring and releasing the occasional single, as well as undertaking his odd 2012 Songbook project. But he...

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