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Upstream Color

Upstream Color, directed, written, and starring Shane Carruth, is a movie that I’ve watched at least 5 times…and I still don’t completely understand what it’s trying to say. 441 more words

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The Top 10 Films of 2013

This is the last piece of the puzzle and then I’m caught up to 2014. Check out the top 10 films of 2013 after the jump. 1,045 more words

Best Of

Review: Primer (Carruth, 2004)

We’d had Primer on hold at the San Francisco Public Library for almost a year before it finally came in last weekend. Then, late on a Saturday night, we proceeded to watch the 77-minute movie nearly three times, with pauses to look at each other quizzically and say, “Wait, what just happened?” and for me to draw diagrams that only ended up confusing me further. 592 more words

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Upstream Color

I’ve come to the conclusion that this is more of a visual art-work than an entertainment movie. It was written and directed by Shane Carruth (Primer 2004) who also stars in the co-lead role of Jeff. 618 more words

Sci-fi

Upstream Color (2013)

A man and woman are drawn together, entangled in the life cycle of an ageless organism. Identity becomes an illusion as they struggle to assemble the loose fragments of wrecked lives.

Drama