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Daily Archives: November 9, 2017

Tarkovsky’s Trance: TIFF Retro Explores the Work of an Austere Master

Just seven. Seven features over twenty-four years. That’s the sum of Andrei Tarkovsky’s output. Each one is a starkly entrancing masterpiece, evidencing a unique metaphysical vision. They’re about as far from easy films as you can get. They’re rich, nuanced and spare, and hugely influential in an oblique way. Art house giants like Lars von Trier and Terrence Malick owe a tremendous debt to Tarkovsky, and the existential science fiction of films like Stalker and Solaris casts a long, looming shadow into the present day.

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Creations of Chaos: April and the Extraordinary World

On this edition of Creations of Chaos, it’s the science fiction Steampunk fantasy of your dreams. It is the indeed extraordinary April and the Extraordinary World.

april and the extraordinary world

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