You might think the world of experimental film is actually filled with experiments. But the genre's series of tropes are often beaten to death by one generation after another. Stan Brakhage's hand-painted films, Bruce Conner's found footage remixes and Kenneth Anger's surrealist narratives have infl ... More >>
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender cinema is becoming the new norm, according to Denver Film Society programmer Matthew Campbell: Festivals such as Sundance now feature films about LGBT characters who are fully fleshed out and whose stories have less to do with their sexual identity, he points o ... More >>
Johnny Minotaur, surrealist poet and artist Charles Henri Ford's 1971 film, is a lyrical explosion of taboos: Incest, man-boy love and power dynamics, pansexuality and autoeroticism are just a few of the issues he grapples with. After the film was lost for two decades, the New American Cinema Group ... More >>
While the Afghan Whigs are probably not the first band people think of when they think of the '90s, album for album, the band consistently put out quality material. The outfit's soul-inflected rock, which could just as easily be called power pop even though it packed a lot more punch than some of th ... More >>
Tyson WirtzfieldDum Dum Girls As a rare drummer and frontwoman, Dee Dee Penny (aka Kristin Gundred) was part of experimental pop band Grand Ole Party. Once that band split, Gundred took it upon herself to learn how to write songs on an instrument well outside her comfort zone. When that expe ... More >>
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Gus Van Sant returns to disaffected youth and shoestring budgets in Paranoid Park.
I'm Not There and the changing face of Bob Dylan on film.
Charles Burnett’s revered, rarely seen South Central-set film finally gets its theatrical due.
It's the real thing.
Showbiz noir investigates TV Superman's real-life tragedy.
Matthew Barney's Cremaster cycle concludes with outrageousness and unfamiliarity.
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