Experimental Tag Archive


Altered States

Though written by three-time academy award winning writer Paddy Chayefsky (adapting his own novel), Altered States had a surprisingly tough trip to the big screen. Pawned off by production companies, plagued by budgetary issues, and shunned by a litany of directors, the film eventually found salvation in Ken Russel. Altered States’ heady, sometimes silly, mix […]

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EIFF 2016Festival Coverage

Seat in Shadow – EIFF 2016

Accomplished sculptor and avant-garde artist Henry Coombs arrived at Edinburgh film festival this year with his psycho-drama directorial debut Seat in Shadow. It’s a studied and emotional look at artist and muse, a close-up look at alienation, and an uplifting expose of life and love through the prism of gay experience.

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Festival CoverageSundance 2015

The Forbidden Room – Sundance 2015

Like a foreign lucky bag, you just don’t know what you’re getting with Guy Maddin’s latest feature The Forbidden Room. It looks like sweets and tastes like

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