Part of the 2017 Queer Films Challenge
Week 14: A film directed or produced by Andy Warhol.
Surprisingly captivating in certain moments, but ultimately not for me.
Since this is basically an anthology film, I’ve decided to review it in segments.
Toccata and Fugue in D Minor - This is kind of the perfect way to start out the film, with total gorgeous abstraction set to music. It starts off a bit slow but ends up pretty spectacular-looking and even kind of freaky. It’s nothing too substantial but it’s a nice intro. (8/10)
Nutcracker Suite - Gorgeous and sophisticated animation is the main takeaway here, with a…
Excellent, riveting film. Feels like Hitchcock made a Jazz Musician Psychological Drama, but slicker, wound even tighter, etc. Most intense movie theater experience of 2014 so far. Feels like a Best Picture Front-runner, to me anyway. Only con: Its early, sudden ending feels like a cop-out.