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Film Review: River of Fundament (Dir. Matthew Barney)

River of Fundament Dir. Matthew Barney [Laurenz Foundation; 2014] Rating: 4/5 You know a movie has something going for it if it actually manages to get me to read Norman Mailer. To be fair, I only made it about 50 pages into Ancient Evenings before deciding to pause with a firm “ALRIGHT, ALREADY,” but that still ain’t nothing. Matthew Barney’s six hour epic opera River of Fundament is a loose, predictably feces-heavy adaptation of Ancient Evenings.
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