MULLHOLLAND DRIVE - is a complex tale of suspense, set in the unreal universe of Los Angeles. Along Mulholland Drive nothing is what it seems. In the film, Writer/Director David Lynch explores the city's schizophrenic nature, an uneasy blend of innocence and corruption, love and loneliness, beauty and depravity. He skillfully constructs a mesmerizing puzzle, propelling us through a mysterious labyrinth of sensual experiences until we arrive at the intersection where dreams and nightmares…

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SEVENTH SEAL- Ingmar Bergman's medieval morality play about man in search of the meaning of life is set in 14th-century Sweden. But it's a magically powerful film–the story seems to be playing itself out in a medieval present. A knight tormented and doubting, returns from 10 wasted years in the Crusades, and Death  comes to claim him. Hoping to gain some revelation or obtain some knowledge before he dies, the knight challenges Death to a game of chess.

"Seventh Seal"-----starring Max Von Sydow and Bibi Andersson. Bengt Ekerot as "Death". Directed by Ingmar Bergman.

THE HOLY MOUNTAIN is an epic exploration of religious experience and global socio-political trends. A scathing indictment of the abuse of power by both first and third-world nations, while simultaneously a wonderfully clever fantasy that exposes art and religion as hilarious tools of mass-mind-control. It is a truly sweeping masterpiece full of amazing imagery and even more impressive thought. And it also has one of the best endings you are likely to see -ever.~review by Benwar

The Holy Mountain: cinematic occult revelation, divine acid trip, science fiction-fantasy, socio-sexual-religio-cultural critique.

VIDEODROME Its philosophy questions if media images have the power to influence our unconscious on their own, or if some kind of change occurs only when the viewer allows it. Amid themes of overstimulation & transmigration through technology, Cronenberg employs an arsenal of grotesque makeup effects that align with the hallucinatory narrative, and constructs an unforgettable experience where pain and desire are interchangeable, obscuring the lines between horror and eroticism to disturbing…

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PEEPING TOM -A lonely, unfriendly, sexually repressed fellow, Mark is obsessed with the effects of fear and how they are registered on the face and behavior of the frightened. This obsession dates from the time when, as a child, he served as the subject of some cold-blooded experiments in the psychology of terror conducted by his own scientist father. As a grown man, Mark becomes a compulsive murderer who kills women and records their contorted features and dying gasps on film.....

A young man murders women, using a movie camera to film their dying expressions of terror.

STALKER plunges us into a Russian-inflected shamanic realm of over-abundant visionary experience. Via a surfeit of lyrical, dream-toned imagery photographed in alternating color and black and white; soundtracks suffused with allusive effects & music; shapeshifting narratives; and tortured, Dostoyevskian characters whose traumas mirror the confusion of an audience’s attempt to puzzle out the promise of meaning lurking around every corner...

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UN PROPHETE -here's a seething tension to "A Prophet" that never really settles down. It's the kind of film that keeps you squirming until the end.  That's because its title character, a 19-year-old Arab-Corsican with little savvy tossed into a French prison, lives on the edge, initially by necessity but ultimately because he seems to thrive on both danger and the quest for power.....WATCH TRAILER by pressing on the picture

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Set against the surreal dreamscape of a vanishing city, Billy (Christina Hendricks), a single mother of two, is swept into a macabre and dark fantasy underworld while her teenage son, Bones, discovers a secret road leading to an underwater town. Both Billy and Bones must dive deep into the mystery if their family is to survive.

Johnny Jewel's official soundtrack to the Ryan Gosling-directed film Lost River blends clipped, opiated pop from Chromatics, Desire, and Glass Candy, with contributions by the film's actors and ambient works by Jewel.