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  • A Colour Box

    A Colour Box 1935

    ★★ Watched 15 May, 2016

    Like the bulk of the early avant-garde films of the 20th century, this has not aged well. What was once widely original experiment in color and form has been thoroughly out done by multiple generations of film makers with more imagination and skill.

  • Eveready Harton in Buried Treasure

    Eveready Harton in Buried Treasure 1929

    Watched 05 May, 2016

    It shouldn't be surprised that first animated porno came from the silent era. It's naive, but I just suppose I thought that there was a prudishness that would have stopped animated porn from existing prior to the 60s. On reflection, for as long as dudes have been scrawling on paper and walls, they've drawn huge dicks and titties.

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  • I'm Tryna Tell Ya

    I'm Tryna Tell Ya 2014

    ★★★ Added

    'I'm Tryna Tell Ya' is a documentary of Chicago's Teklife Crew, a loose coalition of producers and dancers that make and perform heavily syncopated, sample heavy, 160bpm club music known as both footwork or juke music. Although the rest of the world first got a taste of this style of music around 2010, it has a much longer history in it's native Chi-town, being the latest in a long lineage of club music styles to originate from the area.


  • Kraftwerk and the Electronic Revolution

    Kraftwerk and the Electronic Revolution 2008

    ★★★★½ Watched 02 Feb, 2014

    An exceptional documentary on one of the most pivotal bands in modern music, Kraftwerk. I'm watching a lot of documentaries on different electronic bands and musical genres right now. Most are amateurish and full of hype, failing to function as little more than content-less ego trips or audio-visual stuffing for press kits.

    Kraftwerk and The Electronic Revolution thankfully sidesteps many of these pitfalls by contextualizing the importance of it's subject. A great deal of time is spent overviewing the Krautrock…