Police

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Police is a 1985 French romantic crime drama film directed by Maurice Pialat and starring Gérard Depardieu, Sophie Marceau, and Sandrine Bonnaire. Written by Catherine Breillat, the film is about a moody, jaded police detective investigating a drug ring who falls for a mysterious woman and is drawn into… Continue Reading

You are the right one by Sports

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Sports is an American indie rock band from Gambier, Ohio. Sports formed in 2012 when all members were attending Kenyon College. They released their first full-length album in 2014 on Bandcamp titled Sunchokes. In 2015, Sports signed to Father/Daughter Records, where they released their second full-length album titled All Of… Continue Reading

I love Luci

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Colin Kennedy’s award-winning, unconventional romantic comedy, I Love Luci, is a film about missing teeth, unrequited love and a dog’s destiny to bring two people together. A short with surprising depth, Kennedy’s film cleverly skates between comedy, romance and social commentary,… Continue Reading

Strassenkaiser

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Strassenkaiser is a a road movie through the streets of Berlin, from backyards, parks and bars up to a tower. In an intoxicated Berlin by the summer carnival, there is Noah, a 12 year old boy, non-local, supposed to meet… Continue Reading

Breaking glass

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Breaking Glass is a 1980 British film directed by Brian Gibson; starring Hazel O’Connor, Phil Daniels and Jonathan Pryce, that depicts the rise and fall of Kate (O’Connor), an angry but creative young singer and songwriter from London in the 80’s, backed by a hustler (Daniels) and… Continue Reading

Smithereens

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Smithereens is a 1982 film directed by Susan Seidelman and starring Susan Berman, Brad Rinn, and punk rock icon Richard Hell. The film follows a narcissistic young woman from New Jersey who comes to New York City to join the punk subculture, only to find that it’s gravitated towards Los Angeles;… Continue Reading

Le Ballon Rouge

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Le Ballon Rouge (The red balloon in the english version) is a 1956 French fantasy comedy-drama featurette written, produced, and directed by Albert Lamorisse. The thirty-five-minute short, which follows the adventures of a young boy who one day finds a sentient, mute, red balloon, was filmed in the Ménilmontant neighbourhood… Continue Reading

Holes by Mercury Rev

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Mercury Rev is an American indie rock band formed in 1989 in Buffalo, New York. Original members were David Baker (vocals), Jonathan Donahue (vocals, guitars), Sean Mackowiak, a.k.a. “Grasshopper” (guitars, clarinet), Suzanne Thorpe (flute), Dave Fridmann (bass) and Jimy Chambers (drums). With their early records, Mercury Rev offered experimental, psychedelic rock, which gradually shifted to a melodic,… Continue Reading

The switchblade sisters

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The Switchblade Sisters is a 1975 action and exploitation film detailing the lives of high school-aged female gang members. It was directed by Jack Hill and stars Joanne Nail, Robbie Lee and Monica Gayle. The film is also known as The Jezebels. The movie was not a success at the box office, but garnered a cult… Continue Reading

Bad boy Bubby

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Bad Boy Bubby is a 1993 Australian-Italian black comedy/drama film written and directed by Rolf de Heer. Bubby is a 35-year-old man who has never set foot outside his mother’s dingy apartment in the back of a printing press in an industrial area of… Continue Reading

The birds

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The Birds is a 1963 American horror film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, loosely based on the 1952 story of the same name by Daphne du Maurier. It focuses on a series of sudden and unexplained violent bird attacks on the people of Bodega Bay, California over the course of… Continue Reading

Gardens of the night

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Gardens of the Night is a 2008 drama film, starring Gillian Jacobs, John Malkovich, Ryan Simpkins and Tom Arnold. After being abducted as children, and suffering years of abuse, a teenage boy and girl find themselves living on the street. The film was described by The… Continue Reading

Hala

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Hala is a short film written and directed by Minhal Baig, which follows a 16-year-old Muslim teenager Hala (Tess Granfield) as she attempts to explore her sexuality and identity while growing up in a conservative, religious household. Striking in both style and… Continue Reading

Sommer vorm Balkon

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Sommer vorm Balkon (Summer in Berlin in the english version) is a 2005 German tragicomic film directed by Andreas Dresen, which focuses on two women and their daily struggle for survival during a summer in Berlin. Katrin, a jobless single mom, and Nike, a nurse,… Continue Reading

Style wars

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Style Wars is an American 1983 documentary on hip hop culture and its American roots, directed by Tony Silver and produced in collaboration with Henry Chalfant. The film has an emphasis on graffiti, although bboying and rapping are covered to a lesser extent. The film was originally aired on PBS television… Continue Reading

Ode to Viceroy by Mac DeMarco

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Macbriare Samuel Lanyon “Mac” DeMarco  is a Canadian singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer. He is best known for his solo career, during which he has released two full-length studio albums, (2012) and Salad Days (2014), and one EP, Rock and Roll Night Club (2012). His style has been… Continue Reading

The show by Mike Mago

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Michiel Thomassen, stage name Mike Mago, is a Dutch music producer. Mago collaborated with the Canadian electropop act Dragonette on the joint single “Outlines” (2014). He also had a few solo singles, including “The Show”, “Man Hands”, and “Hey!” He is the founder of his own… Continue Reading

Wild style

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Wild Style is a 1983 hip hop film produced by Charlie Ahearn. Released theatrically in 1983 by First Run Features and later re-released for home video by Rhino Home Video, it is regarded as the first hip hop motion picture. Wild Style takes place in early… Continue Reading

Victoria

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Victoria is a 2015 German drama film directed by Sebastian Schipper, starring Laia Costa and Frederick Lau. The film is shot in one single long take by Sturla Brandth Grøvlen from about 4:30 to 7:00 in the Kreuzberg and Mitte neighbourhoods. Victoria, a runaway party girl, is asked by three friendly men to join them… Continue Reading

Manhattan

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Manhattan is a 1979 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Woody Allen and produced by Charles H. Joffe. The screenplay was written by Allen and Marshall Brickman. Allen co-stars as a twice-divorced 42-year-old comedy writer who dates a 17-year-old girl (Mariel Hemingway) but falls in love with his… Continue Reading