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Slamdance 2021 Movie Review: Jurgis Matulevicius’ ‘Isaac’ (2021) Is A Web Of Guilt

A man stands menacingly in front of a defeated, restrained man in a dark garage.

Guilt is always a complex emotion with a lot of nuance. Survivors guilt, deep guilt over a life changing mistake, guilt over neglecting a partner… guilt can manifest (and be handled) in a lot of ways. At its core, Jurgis Matulevicius’ directorial debut, Isaac (also known as Izaokas) uses it …

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Slamdance 2021 Review: Matthew Wade’s ‘A Black Rift Begins To Yawn’ Lovecraftian Horror Never Looked So… Bright?

Synopsis for A Black Rift Begins to Yawn: Through a mysterious circumstance, two former classmates come into possession of their deceased professor’s set of cassette tapes, which possibly contain recordings of strange signals from beyond the stars. As the women dig into the recordings, they begin to feel memories, the …

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Interview with Matteo Bernardini, Director of the Hauntingly Brilliant New Series, ‘The Little Broomstick Rider’

Matteo Bernardini

Over the last week, I had the privilege of chatting with the incredibly talented director, Matteo Bernardini. He created a new series called The Little Broomstick Rider, which recently premiered at the 2021 Slamdance Film Festival. We talked about how he got involved in the industry, his inspirations, how the …

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