Archive for the ‘2001’ Category
USA, 93 min
USA, 6 min
“BlueBob [David Lynch & John Neff] is a music idea based on the pounding machinery of the smokestack industry and the raw amplified birth of rock and roll. The music is inspired by machines, fire, smoke and electricity.”
Shots of nature + gradeschool morality. In one part, they go to a delicate rock ecosystem (Mt Maranya) and dip their hands in the clear pure water, lift up beautiful small plant growths from the rock. It was like watching skin being torn off, pretty inconsiderate. Cringe cringe. I can’t believe it got 7.5 on imdb. “They’ll be back with supplies in three days… if they can. I had mixed feelings watching the helicoptor leave. It was like being left alone on another planet, surrounded by images from the dawn of time.”
That being said, plants that digest insects are awesome.
el Espinazo del diablo
SP/MX, 106 min
A new student at a school for orphans attempts to uncover the killer of the ghost who haunts the orphanage during the final days of the Spanish Civil War.
i’ll give it a “really rather good”. not really sure i understand who the target audience is supposed to be, considering the adult themes present, but it’s certainly more satisfying and less derivative than its “spiritural sequel”, which, in spite of del toro’s clear skill with imagery…