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  • Depression Focus Please
  • Sweating Blood
  • Army of Love
  • Exorcist II: The Heretic

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  • Fantasy Island

    ★½

  • Slapstick (Of Another Kind)

    ★★★½

  • Smorgasbord

    ★★★½

  • Blue Black Permanent

    ★★★½

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  • Either Or Neither

    Either Or Neither

    ★★★★½

    These are notes from a close reading of the Sweet dreamer’s trilogy, watched in one sitting.

    It should be mentioned that Dan Barnett's own book "Movement as meaning in experimental cinema" makes a foundation for many of these thoughts, as it makes a foundation for the films. And vice/versa the trilogy of films anchors the text in a doing, and they entangle in very intricate ways. I cannot imagine the text without the films either.

    This book has swiftly become…

  • Night and Fog

    Night and Fog

    Rerated, and more appreciated this time... Yet I want to elaborate on what I find problematic about the work: I find sort of inappropriate its belief in an aesthetic subtlety when dealing with some of the most horrific images ever captured on film... Had the images of the convicts not been so deafeningly horrific at first glance they could have melded with the «artistic» work – like it does in Shoah or even Hiroshima mon amour, where a certain restraint…