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Bellflower

BellflowerEvan Glodell, the director and star of this lavishly lurid youthquake psychodrama, has a true filmmaker's voice. Shot in a druggy daze of late-afternoon...BellflowerAction/Adventure, DramaPT105MREvan Glodell, the director and star of this lavishly lurid youthquake psychodrama, has a true filmmaker's voice. Shot in a druggy daze of late-afternoon...2011-08-02Oscilloscope Pictures
MASS DESTRUCTION Flame-thrower in Bellflower

MASS DESTRUCTION Flame-thrower in Bellflower

B+

Bellflower

Genre: Action/Adventure, Drama; Starring: Tyler Dawson, Jessie Wiseman; Status: In Season; Runtime (in minutes): In Season; MPAA Rating: In Season; Distributor: Oscilloscope Pictures

Evan Glodell, the director and star of this lavishly lurid youthquake psychodrama, has a true filmmaker’s voice. Shot in a druggy daze of late-afternoon sun, the movie starts as a fever dream about Woodrow (Glodell) and Aiden (Tyler Dawson), two buddies fueled by their obsession with the Mad Max films. They’re building a flamethrower (it really works), but when Woodrow falls for Milly (Jessie Wiseman), a sexy-sincere femme fatale, the testosterone nihilism gets drenched in romantic doom. Bellflower is stylishly watchable — even when it’s preposterous. B+

Originally posted August 2 2011 — 12:00 AM EDT

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