Daunting, dark and verbose - Manor House may just be scaring away audiences with its 201-minute runtime and promise/threat of non-stop philosophy and theology on screen. Sparse in setting and exposition, the action takes place entirely within and outside a large estate, the titular Manor House, as the residing couple and their guests - all members of the ruling class - enjoy an elaborate Christmas dinner. Throughout the evening engage in in-depth discussions of Christianity, war, politics, morals, enlightenment, good…
Radical in both form and content, Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn opens with literal porn - or rather, a graphic sex tape, which will set the form for everything that follows. The real question is however far more scathing: What is indecent - this tape, or society itself?
The film is constructed in 3 clear acts, each presented with bright pink title cards and mischievous music.
But do not be fooled!
While BLB certainly qualifies as a dark comedy,…
6x2 was the first TV series produced and directed by Anne-Marie Miéville and Jean-Luc Godard and was part of their company's (Sonimage) focus on TV/Cinema - and finding new ways to work with the medium.
The concept is quite unique - as the 12 episodes are divided in 6 sets - 1 essay and 1 interview - creating a greater whole. The style is almost all-encompassing, with the essays varying from near performance art - to direct commentary - to…