Capital Celluloid 2019 - Day 229: Sat Aug 17

The Doom Generation (Araki, 1995): BFI Southbank, NFT3, 8.45pm

This 35mm presentation, which is also screened on August 4th (details here), is part of the Nineties season at BFI Southbank. Full details here.

Time Out review:
Welcome to Hell': this 'heterosexual movie' by Gregg Araki is not for the faint-hearted. A couple-on-the-road movie, with a sexually voracious third party along for the ride, this is a highly stylised, luridly coloured provocation, aimed squarely at the moral majority (not that they'd be seen dead at a flick like this). Firing on all cylinders for the first time, Araki throws in decapitation, spunk munching, outrageous visual and structural puns, Hollywood madam Heidi Fleiss, and a running 666 gag, all in the service of American sexual liberation. Imagine Natural Born Killers with a sense of humour.
Tom Charity

Here (and above) is the trailer.

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