Movie Diary 3/11/2015

It Follows (David Robert Mitchell, 2014). Teens, sex, and horror – and the good news is, there’s a way to work a spooky variation on the familiar conventions of the genre. In particular, the movie acknowledges (from its eerie opening shot on) that screen space is a pregnant and dangerous element. (full review 3/20)

An Honest Liar (Tyler Measom, Justin Weinstein, 2014). Docu-bio of the Amazing Randi, the longtime magician whose second job as a debunker of supernatural claims makes him a hero in our faith-filled world. The movie’s no F for Fake, but it’s a fine portrait of a skeptic – and the footage of spoon-bending huckster Uri Geller is worth its weight in gold. (full review 3/20)

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