The Great Silence

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If you like your westerns without a lot of jibber-jabber, we give you The Great Silence, which features a character named Silence who is, you guessed it, silent!  This also features German madman Klaus Kinski.  Strap in Basement Dwellers, this one is a bumpy ride. In Seen It, we discuss flies, Hobbits, horses and the [...]


Day Of The Dead

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October continues here in the basement, so get ready for madness, gore and undead horror with George Romero’s Day of the Dead!  But in the midst of all the chaos, you do get to meet a nice fella named Bub, so it’s not all bad.  Happy Halloween! In Seen It, we flee from poltergeists, lagoon [...]


The Devil’s Rain

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Happy October!  Down in the basement we’re serving up a whole heap of Satanic mayhem with The Devil’s Rain.  A movie with William Shatner AND John Travolta?!  Hard to believe, but it’s true. In Seen It, we scare the pants off of ourselves by discussing horror: funny vampires, dangerous cabins and a movie about Australian [...]

This man is not a cabbie.

A Picture That’s Worth 5×200 Words

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A couple of weeks ago, the Isthmus, Madison’s free weekly assigned me to do a quick 200 word review of Jafar Panahi’s “Taxi” which was showing at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art. I submitted the review and have been rewriting it in my head ever since. 200 is not that big of a number, [...]



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Don’t let the dull title fool you, this one is a lot of fun. What’s standing in the way of immortality?  Why only miles of unstable glacier, murderous cave dwellers and of course, She Who Must Be Obeyed!  It’s 1935 and we’re going on an epic adventure called She. In Seen It, we discuss films [...]