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  • If I Had Four Dromedaries

    If I Had Four Dromedaries


    "The photo is the hunt. It’s the instinct of hunting without the desire to kill. It’s the hunt of angels… you track, you aim, you fire and--click! Instead of a dead man, you make him eternal."

    If I Had Four Dromedaries seems like precursor to his masterpiece Sans Soleil, a bridge between it and his still photography work. A collection of images shot around the world, Dromedaries searches for what connects us and comments on the nature of the still…

  • Pig-Chicken Suicide

    Pig-Chicken Suicide


    Bizarre, surreal, brutal, dripping with symbolism, and utterly incoherent. Matsui has a lot of amazing ideas here, and deeply cares about fighting prejudice, but it doesn't seem like he knows quite how to put them together. It's also extremely obvious how much of an influence Shuji Terayama is on him; the films visual style, use of color, and even the way he uses music echos him. Too bad that when Terayama saw this film, he supposedly called it garbage (though…