The Fabulist Reviews

Reviews, essays, interviews, and other nonfiction “related works.”

I’m No Angel (1933)

A circus lady likes to find’m, fool’m and forget’m.Mae West is still pretty funny 87 years later. Almost all of her jokes are of the ...
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Shivers (1975)

A stylish apartment building is overrun by a parasitic sex leech.This is David “What Can I Put My Penis In?” Cronenberg’s first movie and I ...
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The Day-Glo Apocalypse of ‘Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts’

They had me at the Mod Frogs. Attired in tailored suits, with skinny ties, pointy shoes, pencil moustaches, and all as green as Kermit — ...
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Crazy Mama (1975)

A family of fun females find freedom using fistfulls of forty-fives.Jonathan "Silence of the Lambs" Demme directed this ultra-low-budget road romp starring Cloris "I won ...
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Event Horizon (1997)

Something weird is happening on a spaceship."Alien" meets "Hellraiser" starring Sam "Possession" Neill? Yes please! Larry "You Probably Know Him As Laurence" Fishburne plays Captain ...
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Johnny Mnemonic (1995)

A human hard drive is going to self-destruct unless the singer from Black Flag can remember where he left his photobooth photos. This movie takes ...
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