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Celluloid Jukebox: I Like the Christian Life

Celluloid Jukebox I Like the Christian Life by Jen Burke Anderson illustration by Aaron Farmer MY CHILDHOOD church lashed us with warnings about the rampant Satanism of rock ’n’ roll. Pop music could provoke commentary from my elders that now … Continue reading

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Instant Replay: Joe Versus the Volcano

Instant Replay Joe Versus the Volcano John Patrick Shanley’s Joe Versus the Volcano came and went pretty fast in 1990. I still managed to catch it twice, the second time finding myself behind a couple who argued loudly about whether they … Continue reading

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Celluloid Jukebox: Prince, Auteur

Celluloid Jukebox Prince, Auteur by Kaya Oakes illustration by Ethos PRINCE IS many things to many people: brilliant musician, albeit arguably past his prime as a composer; spiritual dilettante; hardcore eccentric; lover of a series of practically identical muses; and, yes, … Continue reading

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Bottom Shelf: Pompoko

Bottom Shelf Pompoko It’s a little-known fact that Studio Ghibli, best known for Spirited Away (2001) and Princess Mononoke (1997), is responsible for what is probably the only pro-raccoon propaganda film in history. Pompoko (1994), or Heisei Tanuki Gassen Pompoko … Continue reading

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