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'My Winnipeg': Cinema for Insomniacsnew

A babbling, narcissistic voiceover dooms Guy Maddin's despite occasional flashes of brilliance.
Tucson Weekly  |  James DiGiovanna  |  08-21-2008  |  Reviews

Guy Maddin, Now With More Hockeynew

With My Winnipeg, Maddin attempts a heroic midlife flight from his mythic Manitoban birthplace.
Willamette Week  |  Chris Stamm  |  08-06-2008  |  Reviews

Is 'Winnipeg' for Real?new

Guy Maddin's docu-fantasia describes a surreal city.
Los Angeles CityBeat  |  Andy Klein  |  06-20-2008  |  Reviews

Guy Maddin Explores His Hometown and Childhood in New Docufantasianew

When someone grows up on tales of stampeding racehorses being frozen in a river, leaving just their rearing heads above the ice, how can they not be a little off-kilter in their sensibilities?
New York Press  |  Mark Peikert  |  06-12-2008  |  Reviews

Guy Maddin Doses Audiences with Another Mad Vision of Yesteryearnew

Experimental fantasist Maddin continues his somewhat prolific career of weirdness with Brand Upon the Brain!, a curiously anachronistic horror-mystery the filmmaker describes as "semi-autobiographical."
Weekly Alibi  |  Devin D. O’Leary  |  12-11-2007  |  Reviews

'Brand Upon on the Brain!' is a Deranged Spectaclenew

It's too bad everyone can't see Guy Maddin's latest in the form it was originally intended. Presented in Toronto and New York with live sound effects, narration, and even singing, Maddin’s silent movie was created with the idea of being "a lavish spectacle for the masses," in the director's own words.
Montreal Mirror  |  Mark Slutsky  |  10-01-2007  |  Reviews

'Brand Upon The Brain!': A Fitting Evolutionary Step for Maddin

Guy Maddin is a kind of lo-fi David Lynch.
Maui Time  |  Cole Smithey  |  06-11-2007  |  Reviews

Cerebral Vortexnew

The Guy Maddin brand is always guaranteed to be demented.
San Francisco Bay Guardian  |  Jason Shamai  |  05-02-2007  |  Profiles & Interviews

Director Guy Maddin Unleashes Surreal Notes Among the Macabrenew

Guy Maddin's "Dracula" dances in surreal grandeur. The creaky but effective passion of silent movies is spiced with touches of the surreal.
Orlando Weekly  |  Richard C. Walls  |  05-07-2004  |  Reviews

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