Greg Christie

Fear & Loathing At TIFF 2013, Part 2: In The End, Every Festival Is The Same

CHAPTER 4: CUSTOMS & COSTUMESWe haven't even reached the U.S. Canadian border and the trip has already turned into a Kafkaesque nightmare turned FX series. I desperately need a drink.  My hands are trembling at the wheel and my foot... More »
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Fear & Loathing at TIFF 2013, Part I: Daddy Didn't Love Me Stories

CHAPTER 1: THE FOUR STORIESCHAPTER 2: HOOKERS, METH, LOFTS, AND CONDOS. IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA. It's just a little past one in the morning on a Saturday night.  It's Labor Day weekend, it's officially the last weekend of the... More »
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Fantasia 2013: Boozie Movies Reviews Clive Barker's HISTORY OF THE DEVIL

Streams have been crossed and worlds have collided because Boozie Movies has set out to review a theatrical live production with Title 66's presentation of Clive Barker's History of the Devil at the 2013 Fantasia International Film Festival. Whew. That... More »
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FANTASIA 2013 Review: BOOZIE MOVIES Has An Existential Crisis With 24 EXPOSURES. But The Boobs Were Nice!

After seeing 24 Exposures at its international premiere at Fantasia, I was inspired to take a good, long, hard look at myself. That night, I spent a large portion of time staring into my hotel room's bathroom mirror with a... More »
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Fantasia 2013: Boozie Movies Falls Asleep Before Reviewing ACROSS THE RIVER. But The Nightmares Were Worth It.

Boozie Movies has been struggling with its review for Across the River for well over a week.  This is not because the film is polarizing or difficult to summarize and critique or praise. It's just that there's not much to... More »
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Fantasia 2013 Review: Boozie Movies on THE WEIGHT - Dude, It's Pretty Heavy

Within the first 20 minutes of The Weight, you will witness a graphic autopsy performed by a horribly malformed man, immediately followed by graphic necrophilia. There's also a suicide and a nearly pornographic sex scene that also includes a disturbingly... More »
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Fantasia Film Festival Preview! New! Expanded! More Picks From More People!

The 2013 Fantasia Film Festival is now officially upon us! One of the largest, longest running, and just plain longest genre film festivals in the world, Fantasia has an overwhelming number of films and film related events to offer every... More »
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Boozie Movies Rants, Raves, and Still Complains About the New Voltran, Gundam, Robot Jox, Gamera Movie

Say hello to this summer's Speed Racer, the next John Carter, the next Scott Pilgrim, the next Dredd. Say hello to every film blogger's new obsession. Say hello to the next big cult film that's inevitably going to receive heaps... More »
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FEAR & LOATHING AT CANNES PART 5: THE NSFW CONCLUSION!

CHAPTER 12:  THE SCARIEST SEX ORGY I'VE EVER BEEN TO or IT'S JUST LIKE A 4CHAN THREAD BROUGHT TO LIFE, CAN I GO HOME NOW?Mike's moved up fast in the world.  I'm standing in front of the Hotel Plage Brougham... More »
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FEAR & LOATHING AT CANNES PART 4: MOMMA NEVER SAID THERE'D BE DAYS QUITE LIKE THIS

CHAPTER 9:  I'VE DATED THROUGH CRAIGSLIST BEFORE, TRUST ME, EVEN THOUGH I'M GETTING ATTACKED BY A GROUP OF DRUG INDUCED RAGE ZOMBIES, I'VE STILL HAD WORSE DATES THAN THIS. If you're a critic and a supposed film journalist and your... More »
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FEAR & LOATHING AT CANNES, PART 3: EVERYTHING IS WONDERFUL AND I'M TRIPPING BALLS

CHAPTER 6: THERE'S NOTHING MORE BEAUTIFUL THAN A PURPLE BEACH SMOTHERED IN MELTING TROMMETTES DURING A CRIMSON TINGED SUNSET ON THE FRENCH RIVERIA, HOLY SHIT I'M TRIPPING MY FUCKING FACE OFF.It's night. When the fuck did it become night? I'm... More »
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FEAR & LOATHING AT CANNES, PART 2: I'M IN LOVE WITH EVERYBODY'S GIRL

CHAPTER 4: THE PHILOSOPHY OF ANNA KARINA AND BUTT PLUGSI'm sitting outside at a small Café that my editor told me to meet him at. I'm a 10 minute walk from the Marche Du Film convention hall and I'm still... More »
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FEAR & LOATHING AT CANNES, PART 1: A MAN'S HANDSHAKE SAYS EVERYTHING

CHAPTER ONE: THE BIGGER THE SIDEBURNS, THE BIGGER THE ASSHOLE. I've hit the big time now. I've finally made it. I'm in like Flint from here on out. I'm boarding a plane to France where I'll be attending the Cannes... More »
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Boozie Movies: EVIL DEAD and Falling Out of Love With Sam Raimi

As with any Boozie Movie piece, caution should be exercised when proceeding. There are spoilers ahead and I was a little bit drunk and more than a little bit cranky. But beyond exposing my state of mind it's intended to... More »
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CINEDELPHIA FILM FESTIVAL, Philly Gets Weird And Goes DIY April 4 - 27

There's a very fundamental problem that plagues most film festivals in America today, particularly newer, smaller, still fledgling festivals. "Just what purpose do film festivals even serve now?"It's a frustrating question that most of us programmers, curators, and festival organizers... More »
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FEAR & LOATHING @ YUBARI INTERNATIONAL FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL: Prologue, Leaving Madame Butterfly

DISCLAIMER: Before I begin this story, I should probably say upfront, I'm an asshole. I've only come to this realization fairly recently. I don't wish to be an asshole. In fact, I've always believed that I had spent my life... More »
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FEAR & LOATHING @ SUNDANCE PART V: The Epic F*cking Conclusion You've Been Waiting For!

CHAPTER 14: CASH FOR GOLD, FILMS FOR GUNSAnother morning, another hang over. I'm now on day 4 of the festival and I still can't be sure if I've actually gotten any sleep in the last 96 hours. Dementia is starting... More »
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FEAR & LOATHING @ SUNDANCE PART 4: Boozie Movies Gets In Too Deep

CHAPTER 7: YOGA PANTSI'm standing outside of a small floral boutique that has been temporarily remodeled into a gifting suite.  I'm chain smoking Newport 100s and getting plenty of ugly looks from the V.I.P. fest goers coming and going through... More »
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FEAR & LOATHING @ SUNDANCE PART 3: Boozie Movies Nurses A Hangover With Bullets And Coffee

CHAPTER 5: V IS FOR DILDOI wake up in the back of a van. I immediately recognize that waking up covered in your own blood in the back of a van is not a good thing. Why am I not... More »
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FEAR & LOATHING @ SUNDANCE PART 2: Leaving Park City

CHAPTER 2: THESE FUCKERS MAKE THE BOURGEOIS LOOK THE PROLATERIATThe moment you reach the entrance of the Salt Lake City airport, the first thing you realize is that you truly are out in the middle of nowhere. I look around... More »
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