Tuesday, July 16, 2013

#WatchlistScreenCaps, 7/5 - 7/16 (short films edition)


Here are the last ten films I watched (all of which happen to be short films), with a screen-captured image and quick sentence on the subject. Follow this feature on Twitter here, read about the kickoff here, and view the previous #WatchlistScreenCaps roundup here. Links below are to my post on the film in question.

Lick the Star (1998), dir. Sofia Coppola
viewed July 5, 2013
The auteur emerges fully-formed, smirking at her haters

 Alone. Life Wastes Andy Hardy (1998), dir. Martin Arnold
viewed July 5, 2013
Only unique shot identifiable by screen-cap. The experiment is folded/hidden in the original.

 Steamboat Willie (1928), prod. Walt Disney/dir. Ub Iwerks
viewed July 9, 2013
Angry rodent wields a knife

The Band Concert (1935), prod. Walt Disney
viewed July 9, 2013
The conductor confronts the piper from the peanut gallery

Bad Ol' Putty Tat (1949), dir. Fritz Freleng
viewed July 9, 2013
Taking a nail-biting habit to extremes

Bosko's Holiday (1931), prod. Hugh Harman, Rudolf Ising, Leon Schlesinger
viewed July 9, 2013
A familiar hood ornament has ideas of its own

De l'origine du XXIe siecle (2000), dir. Jean-Luc Godard
viewed July 16, 2013
"The Garden of Eden is the garden of earthly delights"

 Prom Night (2012), dir. Celia Rowlson-Hall
viewed July 16, 2013
The ultimate, ironic selfie

These Hammers Don't Hurt Us (2010), dir. Michael Robinson
viewed July 16, 2013
Rabbit ears on a pyramid, picking up signals from the other side of sanity

And They All Shine On (2006), dir. Michael Robinson
viewed July 16, 2013
A lonely video game landscape, haunted by shadowy memories of a civilization which created it

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