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NONFICTION: THE MASON LANG FILM CLUB PRESENTS 'THE THIRTEENTH FLOOR'

Our resident Occultist and Shepherd of  the Weird, Ian 'Cat' Vincent, returns with another thought-provoking essay of film criticism. This time he introduces a lesser-known classic of the 'Your Reality Isn't Real' genre, 'The Thirteenth Floor.'



Unlike The Matrix, The Thirteenth Floor was not a success, either financially or critically. It came and went pretty much without notice. I only found out about it when it showed up in the bargain bin of a local video shop. It’s a shame, really - not only is it a nicely-constructed and performed little thriller, but it actually goes far deeper into the ramifications of the Your Reality Isn’t Real sub-genre than its better-known counterpart. It also has a history that stretches back to the year I was born - one that along the way takes in one of Europe’s most well-regarded cinematic auteurs, Ranier Werner Fassbinder ...READ PART 2 OF 'THE MASON LANG FILM CLUB' NOW!

READ PART 1: THE MASON LANG FILM CLUB PRESENTS... THE MATRIX

READ THE MASON LANG FILM CLUB INTRODUCTION

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