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YOU’RE NEXT TRAILER: Irony, Mystery, Interpellation

Made in 2011 and screened for festival audiences that year, You’re Next, directed by Adam Wingard from a script by Simon Barrett, is that rare, lucky horror film, plucked from obscurity and given a big-budget, full-press campaign by major studio, … Continue reading

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THE DICTATOR POSTER: The Audacity of Sacha Baron Cohen

Today, I veer from my typical attention to a/v materials to consider the key art (poster) for Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest film, The Dictator, in which he impersonates a Middle-Eastern dictator with the promotional savvy, indifference to taste and solicitation … Continue reading

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