The Claim
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The Claim

“The Claim isn’t an unpleasant movie, just a boring one…” Inspired by the novel “The Mayor of Casterbridge” by Thomas Hardy, The Claim is an epic morality tale that takes place in Kingdom Come, a snowy Sierra Nevada claim town, twenty years after the Gold Rush of 1849.  Although the setting is somewhat unique, the … Continue reading

The Closet
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The Closet

“Make no mistake: The Closet is silly, silly, silly…” Once a year, all over America, thousands of otherwise “ordinary” men and women dress up in flamboyant clothing of the opposite gender, consume excessive amounts of drugs, flout the values of civilized society, and conduct themselves in intentionally shocking, offensive and totally self-indulgent behavior. All of … Continue reading

The Crimson Rivers
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The Crimson Rivers

“The Crimson Rivers has almost everything it takes to be a first-rate thriller…all it lacks is a satisfying ending.” The Crimson Rivers has almost everything it takes to be a first-rate thriller.  It takes place in a suitably eerie, remote valley. Plenty of creepy shadows permeate its otherwise lush cinematography.  It features a goosebump-inducing score.  … Continue reading

The Good Old Naughty Days
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The Good Old Naughty Days

“What’s amazing is how little has changed in porn over the years. Naughty’s shorts feature nearly all the hallmarks of today’s hardcore videos: Bad lighting, horrible sets, terrible acting, and ridiculous story lines…” It’s easy to think that, here in the 21st Century, we’re pushing sexual boundaries as never before. Au contraire, mon frere! Lest … Continue reading