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There’s been some really interesting efforts from filmmakers merging horror, comedy, and sex.  There was Mitchell Lichtenstein’s Teeth, a movie that punished hormonal cravings with a violent medical disorder, and David Robert Mitchell’s It Follows, a more sobering film about when careless passivity meets vulnerability during intimacy.  Keola Racela’s Porno should be another ambitious example but, instead, it’s rather a raunchy B-movie that has more in common with Piranha 3D and Piranha 3DD – films that use the…

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Wylie Writes @ Inside Out 2014: Many Lives in One Great Doc

I Always Said Yes: The Many Lives of Wakefield Poole (DIR. Jim Tushinski) By: Addison Wylie Jim Tushinski’s doc is exactly like his subject when Wakefield Poole is dancing.  The film is nimble, lovely, and tells a story.  We’re always willing to go for the ride. When it comes to the arts, Poole has nearly done it all.  He’s a dancer, a choreographer, a teacher, and has been described as a wonderful cook.  His most famous forte,…

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Run Run It’s Him

By: Addison Wylie If I have one positive to say about Matthew Pollack’s autobiographical documentary, it’s that the film is rightfully titled.  By the end credits, I didn’t want anything to do with Pollack.  I actually wished I hadn’t bothered with this icky film in the first place. Run Run It’s Him is supposed to serve as a coping tool and a means of comprehension for Pollack with his obsessive addiction to pornography.  Matthew’s fascination…