Shane Carruth
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The Best Films of 2013
5 Jan 2014 // 9:13 PM

After a shaky start, 2013 ended up a stellar cinematic year, covering subjects as varied as young love, '70s (and '80s and '90s) con men, our country's horrific history of slavery, and perhaps most importantly, giant robots battling equally elephantine alien monster.


The Best Film Scores of 2013
10 Dec 2013 // 9:30 PM

This year saw no shortage of innovative, exciting film scores. Notes on Celluloid counts down the ten soundtracks that lingered the longest in our minds.


Is Love Just an Addiction? 'Upstream Color'
6 Jun 2013 // 9:10 PM

In a time when films ask so little of their audience, Shane Carruth's masterpiece is a breath of fresh air.

'Upstream Color': A Metaphorical Exploration of What It Means to Have a Self
18 Apr 2013 // 12:55 AM

Upstream Color emulates the experience of trauma, as the personal turns abject and absolute, shaping all the rest of the victim's world and time going forward.


Best Supporting Actor, An Interview with Andrew Sensenig of 'Upstream Color'
15 Nov 2013 // 3:09 AM

In a film so full of meaning, fascinating ideas and a unique use of image and sound, Sensenig’s performance becomes perhaps the film’s most haunting element.

Breaking the Cycle: 'Upstream Color'
19 Apr 2013 // 2:00 AM

For all its impenetrable possibilities, the most obvious thing one can say about Upstream Color is that it is great.

//Mixed media

Indie Horror Month 2015: 'Dark Echo'

// Moving Pixels

"Dark Echo drops you into a pitch back maze and then renders your core tools of navigation into something quite life threatening.

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