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Thursday, May 11

Thighbeca Film Festival
Day 7 - Part 2

The Road to Guantanamo
Part Dramentary, Part Documama,
All Around Important Movie Rama Rama
US Release Date - a limited one startin June 23rd
althoughs you can rent/own it NOW thru a UK site

Documamas rule! So does yer mother, but that's another lay for another day. While somehow not totally as enthralling and leg breaking as the finest documama of this decade, Touching The Void, The Road to Guantanamo will still will pique yer interest, hispecially if yer a liberal media loving bastage like myself who aint no big fan of our country's current terrorism policies and practices. Eye-openingly co-directed by my effin man Michael Winterbottom and not yet my effin man Mat Whitecross, Road recreates the real journey of three British Muslim friends who ended up in the mos def wrong place (Afghanistan) at the mos def wrong time (the beginning of the US' war on the Taliban). After being picked up by a headhuntin hungry group of US soldiers, and not having any good reason for being where they were, they're shipped off to Guantanamo Bay in Cuba for more mental and physical abuse than an evening at Joan Crawford's. Btw, Guantanamo makes no sense at all to me. How is it possible that we have a military base on Cuba, a country we don't even have any diplomatic ties to, besides probably any backlashin that may have occurred from Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights. Look, I'm sick of seeing shaz about the war and terrorism and terrorists (unless it's Cobra, duhvs course), and stoopid pointless movies like Jarhead, but if you should see this, and hate our gov'mint some (guantana) mo!

Recommended for those who like: borders without doctors, Afghanimation, and the improbable possibility of Ruhel Ahmed marrying Mercedes Ruehl and taking her last name to become Ruhel Ruehl

Possible Porno Name: The Road Into Laura San Giacomo's Crotch

Unsatisfied with this? Netflix Midnight Express [trailer] or for mo thighs wide opening
Winterbottomness, 'flix his franztastic In This World [trailer]

Apt MPupil3: 'Somebody's Watching Me' by Rockwell [d]

IMDb Sweeney: the Guantanamo scenes were filmed in our current Axis-of-Evil flavor of the month, Iran

Pumping Even Mo Irony: after returning from the Berlin Film Festival, two of the movie's principle actors and the two actual people they portray were detained at a British airport

TFF Thighspotting: the lesser-known co-director Mat Whitecross, who hopefully was lucky enuff to do all the additional camera operation for the fucking scenes in MW's 9 Songs [NSFW]

John Grisham's Jizzum (aka Verdict): Breast In Show