Richard Elfman
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Reviews // 2 Articles
//Features

Madness. Shame. Humiliation: Richard Elfman on Growing Up Absurd
28 Oct 2015 // 8:00 PM

In 1980, Richard Elfman released a very strange movie called Forbidden Zone. No one saw it. At least not in theaters. Today it's one of the best-known underground films around.

Off the Radar - The Top 30 DVDs of 2008
12 Jan 2009 // 2:00 PM

Oddly enough, while the major studios continue scratching their heads over how to sell yet another new format (Blu-ray) to disinterested consumers, several outside distributors made sure that this would be a digital year to remember.

//Reviews

Richard Elfman's Cult Masterpiece Gets a New Lease on Life Ahead of the Imminent Sequel
9 Dec 2015 // 8:15 PM

Released in 1980, this absurd musical comedy would influence a decade of absurdist flirting film and television despite being met with almost universal revulsion.

The Forbidden Zone
19 Aug 2008 // 4:59 PM

Richard Elfman and his traveling musical theatre troupe The Mystic Knights of the Oingo Boingo re-create their eclectic – I want to say psychotropic – stage show on film. Yay?

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Exposition Dumps Don't Need Dialogue in 'Virginia'

// Moving Pixels

"Virginia manages to have an exposition dump without wordy exposition.

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