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Hundreds Of Pixelated Dead Bodies

All Units is an anatomy of the thriller. Every two weeks Sean McTiernan creates a double bill in the hopes of exploring and understanding another aspect of thriller cinema.

Every other week, Calling All Units will answer questions from listeners, the host and, if necessary, the authorities.

If you keep a running list of movies you want to watch, prepare for it to get much, much longer.

Jun 29, 2017

"that which is neurotic in the individual is, in capitalism, normal and socially desirable for functioning society" - Harry Braverman, Labour and Monopoly Capital

Election - 2005 - Johnnie To
Election 2 - 2006 - Johnnie To

Human Factor - 1979 - Otto...

Jun 22, 2017

I briefly discuss the interchange of molecules between a policeman and a cyclist before failing to distinguish between horror and thrillers. Then I settle into that familiar, beautiful space that is telling you how good Zodiac is. 

Jun 15, 2017

"From this point of view, the key element in the evolution of machinery is not its size, complexity, or speed of operation, but the manner in which its operations are controlled" - Harry Braverman, Labor and Monopoly Capital

A Man in Uniform  - 1993 - David Wellington 

Fires On The Plain - 1959 - Kon...

Jun 8, 2017

This week on Calling All Units: LA Takedown Vs Heat, Heist Movies I Left Out, a special reading of IMDB credits and answering a question about my unifying theory of art. 

Jun 1, 2017

The Hole - 1960 - Jacques Becker

Accident - 2009 - Soi Cheang