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TIFF 2018: Gaspar Noé’s Climax Uses Sex And Drugs To Provoke

Climax

Climax

Gaspar Noé, one of the standard-bearers for modern perv film directorship, has a new film called Climax. It’s about a dance troupe who unintentional dose on LSD and then do pervy things.

Sarah reviewed this intentionally provocative piece of cinema for Consequence Of Sound at the Toronto International Film Festival this year.

To read her review go here.

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Ninja Ballet Is A Real Thing

Ninja ballet

Ninja ballet

There’s such a thing as “ninja ballet.”

Sarah wrote about this union between dance and martial arts for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

To read her piece go here.

 

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Rae Spoon’s Bathroom Dance Party

Rae Spoon

Rae Spoon

Musician Rae Spoon’s “I Hear Them Calling” video is more than just a dance party in a bathroom.

It’s also a musical metaphor that confronts the monster that is transgender rights.

Spoon explained the video in an interview I did with them for Samaritanmag.

To read it click here.

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Paige VanZant: Dance Fighter

Paige VanZant

Paige VanZant

Though not quite in the same league as Ronda Rousey, one of UFC’s breakout out fighters (at least in terms of pop culture resonance) has been Paige VanZant.

VanZant was recently a contestant on the current season of Dancing With The Stars.

Sarah weighed in on VanZant’s dance-fight themed appearance for Fightland.

To read the story go here.

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Randy Couture vs. Chuck Liddell 4: Dance-Fight

Randy Couture

Randy Couture

As UFC history tells it, there have been three fights between Randy Couture and Chuck Liddell, with Liddell scoring two victories to Couture’s one.

History is wrong, though.

The pair have (sort of) squared off in another field of battle as well — the hardwood floor of Dancing With The Stars.

Sarah analyzed the respective foxtrots the two did while on the dancing reality show.

To read about who the better dancer is go here.

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