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"Upstream Colour": a heartfelt review

For all science fiction movies have managed to become in the last decades – bigger, broader, better – there’s an adjective that’s too often missing from the descriptions of this genre: poetic. 350 more words


Upstream Color (2013)

Director: Shane Carruth

Writer: Shane Carruth

Stars: Amy Seimetz, Frank Mosley & Shane Carruth

How do you review a film that is unlike anything else you have ever seen before? 714 more words

Film Reviews

Film Review: Upstream Color

Whilst a club Kris (Amy Seimetz) is kidnapped and drugged using some kind of larval parasite which makes her incredibly susceptible to suggestion. After eventually being freed by her captor, Kris has no knowledge of what’s happened to her and meets Jeff (Shane Carruth) who appears to have suffered a similar experience and with whom she has some kind of instinctive bond.  449 more words


Squeal Like A Pig

Watching “Upstream Color” (2013) , I was reminded of the Malcolm McDowell character in “A Clockwork Orange” (1971)who is strapped to a chair with his eyelids propped open and forced to watch images of violence. 244 more words


"I have to apologize. I was born with a disfigurement where my head is made of the same material as the sun."

“Upstream Color” DIR. By; Shane Carruth

Rating; 9/10

One of the most beautiful films made in 2013. It’s amazing and gorgeous to see, and just like Carruth’s previous film, is one hell of a mind bender. 80 more words