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Tuesday, April 7, 2009

What THEY Don't Want You To See!

HK and Cult Film News recently received a postcard promoting the upcoming DVD release of the Adam Rifkin film LOOK. We should've gotten a second one shortly thereafter, but didn't. In fact, the U.S. Post Office pulled the second card saying it was "too obscene" to send out in the mail. Here's why...

From NY Post’s Page Six Today:

Director Adam Rifkin (" Detroit Rock City ") is no smut peddler, but the US Postal Service is refusing to mail promotional postcards for his new movie, "Look," which show a man in his boxers entwined by a woman's legs. They say its obscene, even though there's no nudity. "We're all in shock," Rifkin told us. "Not only is it censorship, but with the post office in such financial straits, it's ridiculous they won't mail it."

Anchor Bay Entertainment will release LOOK, the provocative award-winning film, on DVD May 5, 2009. The film was written and directed by Adam Rifkin. It’s not surprising that the movie LOOK is stirring up a debate about personal freedom and our right to privacy.

Humorous, often disturbing, and always thought-provoking; LOOK is a film that reminds how we are all living our lives in the public (and government) eye. Cell phone cameras, webcams, reality TV and hidden security are now watching our every move. There are an estimated 30 million surveillance cameras in the U.S. and the average American is captured on camera more than 200 times daily. Raising the question: Are we ever really alone?


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