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July 15, 2019

#ObscureObject by Greg Cwik Music

Thom Yorke | Anima

July 15, 2019

“Strange how paranoia can link up with reality now and then,” Philip K. Dick wrote in A Scanner Darkly. Thom Yorke, modern music’s paranoid soothsayer, has, since OK Computer in 1997, often been called “prescient” for his neurotic, cryptic lyrics, so obsessed with systems of communication, with the existential angst of modernity, with the inchoate history of technology and its pervasiveness in our lives. Yorke isn’t exactly a Luddite (though his new album, Anima, does contain the line: “Goddamn machinery / Why don’t you…

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#BlockbusterBeat by Matt Lynch Film

Stuber | Michael Dowse

Another in a long line of action comedies made by people who can’t shoot action, Michael Dowse’s Stuber is frequently funny and buoyed by two capable leads, but it fails to toy with the tropes in the buddy film sandbox, and is not particularly…

July 15, 2019
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