Monday, May 21, 2007

A couple of tremendous shorts

Night & Fog (1955): amazing, but probably more so in 1955 than 2007, considering how much we've all been inundated with Holocaust documentaries that it's lost some of its edge; but it would be unfair to criticize a film on its imitators or add-ons, so, A...

The Pier/The Jetty/La Jetee (1962): a staggering narrative told only with still frames, and the basis for the fabulous Twelve Monkeys (and this film made me want to rewatch that one something fierce), very different in the details but still with the same stunner of an ending, fabulous, A

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