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Teenage Badass
Teenage Badass
The rise of a fictional indie rock band named Stylo and the Murder Dogs.
Lapsis
Lapsis
After a series of two-bit hustles and unsuccessful swindles, Ray takes a job in a strange new realm of the gig economy: trekking deep into the forest, pulling cable over miles of terrain to connect large, metal cubes that link together the new quantum trading market.
Castle In The Ground
Castle In The Ground
A former carer devastated by the loss of his mother finds relief in her painkillers and bonds with a local junkie as his former friends move away to attend college.
Drunk Bus
Drunk Bus
A directionless, young campus bus driver and a punk rock, Samoan security guard named Pineapple form an unlikely friendship.
Game Of Death
Game Of Death
Seven millenials discover an obscure electronic board game and decide to test their wits against it. When it tells them they need to kill 24 people in the next 24 hours, mayhem ensues.
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