YEP, WORKING FOR A CORPORATION CAN BE A DRAG. A GIANT, SOUL-CRUSHING DRAG
If you missed the screening of Visioneers at Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, here's another chance to see director Jared Drake's offbeat vision of corporate dystopia. The story concerns spiritless salaryman Zach Galifianakis, who's increasingly troubled by the frequency of his co-workers' combustion. Do his dreams of being President George Washington indicate his impending immolation? Quirky to be sure, this flick's saturated with symbolism and apparently not for everyone. The comments on IMDB.com careen from "Blew me away" to "Completely unendurable." Maybe you've had to have worked in an office to get it (the Jeffers Corporation's company salute is the middle finger). You've certainly got to respect the filmmaker's DIY chops: Rather than relying on Hollywood distribution deals, Visioneers is screening via DVD wherever, whenever and by whomever. This time your host is Cinema Speakeasy's Saskia Wilson-Brown, and she requires a secret password for admission. (FYI, it's "montevideo.")
Tue., Aug. 4, 8 p.m., 2009
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