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Michael Robinson, The Dark, Krystle
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The cabin is on fire! Krystle can't stop crying, Alexis won't stop drinking, and the fabric of existence hangs in the balance, again and again and again. – MR

"The Dark, Krystle brilliantly re-purposes the artificiality of stock gesture,...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: camp, media analysis, television

Dani Leventhal Videoworks: Volume 1
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The work of Dani Leventhal explores the complicated space that exists between decay and renewal, intimacy and disconnection and the sacred and mundane. The six pieces that comprise Dani Leventhal Videoworks: Volume 1 each examine these...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Artist Compilations, Compilations

Tags: animals, body, death and dying, diary, expedition/travel, family, jewish, lgbtq, middle east, religion/spirituality, sexuality, youth/childhood

Psykho III The Musical
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Psykho III The Musical is an intriguing play on the tension between “authentic” and “pop” camp. This celebration of artifice was originally conceived by Mark Oates as a stage musical parody following the release of Psycho II in...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: camp, hollywood, humor, lgbtq, music video, psychoanalysis

The Advice Shape
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The sense that you are about to be shown something wrong lingers throughout this bizarre semi-narrative. Appropriated imagery of natural disasters, paper crafts, mutated animals, abject beauty and genocide form an exquisite corpse of uncanny...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: blu-ray, mental landscape

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