Michael Mariani
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Freudian Trip: Why We Still Can't Get 'The Shining' Out of Our Heads | 26 Jan 2014 // 9:14 PM

Freud theorized that to experience the uncanny was to awaken intellectual uncertainty. Kubrick's The Shining understands this to a masterful degree.

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Big Scary: Not Art | 25 Mar 2014 // 9:04 PM

Big Scary continues their musical pastiche adventure, employing Iansek's raspy falsetto, minimalist drum lines and inventive, affecting piano interludes to create a compact work of commendable ingenuity

Ghost Beach: Blonde | 10 Mar 2014 // 9:05 PM

Whether it's the jaunty beats, syncopated guitar rhythms, or dramatic drops, Blonde feels like the soundtrack to a neon-swathed beach house party, a joy ride on a cool summer night, or a nostalgia-fueled recreation of the original passion pits.

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Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

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"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

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