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Our weekly look at what’s weird in theaters, on hot-off-the-presses DVDs and Blu-rays (and hot off the server VODs), and on more distant horizons…
NEW ON HOME VIDEO:
Sátántangó (1994): Read Alfred Eaker’s review. ‘s “seven-and-a-half hour long, glacially paced, acerbic adaptation of László Krasznahorkai’s novel” (this description is meant as a compliment) is spread out over 12 Blu-rays (just kidding: Arbelos fit it on two discs, with space left over for extra features). Buy Sátántangó.
CANONICALLY WEIRD (AND OTHER) REPERTORY SCREENINGS:
Theaters across North America still mostly shuttered, but we saw a few screenings listed this week. As always, it’s up to you to decide whether you think it’s safe to visit theaters at this time. By the end of the year we should be back to normal.
- Kansas City, MO
- Tustin, CA
WHAT’S IN THE PIPELINE: Barring some kind of miracle comeback, it looks like our January Weird Amazon party (scheduled for the 23rd) will be The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972). You still have a day to vote, though.
For next week’s reviews, Giles Edwards will direct your attention to a low budget experimental flick—Solve et Coagula—a sort of mythological poem on film, but with explicit sex. Then,
What are you looking forward to? If you have any weird movie leads that we have overlooked, feel free to leave them in the COMMENTS section.