Friday, September 13, 2013

#WatchlistScreenCaps, 9/9 (short films edition II)


Here are the last ten films I watched, with a screen-captured image and quick sentence on the subject. Visit my #WatchlistScreenCaps archive for more arresting images, and the previous short films edition to see more mixed-media short films.


The malevolent master of disguise, lurking in the light
La Morte Rouge (2006), dir. Victor Erice

Wim Wenders, dressed for the beach
A Weekend at the Beach with Jean-Luc Godard (1979), dir. Ira Schneider

Family of the fallen in Castalia, Iowa
December 7th (1943), dir. John Ford

Shapes in the sky echo shapes in the sea
Torpedo Squadron 8 (1942), dir. John Ford

Don Hertzfeldt's presentation of courtship rituals
Ah, L'Amour (1995), dir. Don Hertzfeldt

Entertaining under duress
Genre (1996), dir. Don Hertzfeldt

They make an art of awkward chitchat
Lily and Jim (1997), dir. Don Hertzfeldt

This can't end well.
Billy's Balloon (1998), dir. Don Hertzfeldt

Marie Antoinette's new bonnet?
Rejected (2000), dir. Don Hertzfeldt

Baby Moby Dick absorbed by the heavens
The Meaning of Life (2005), dir. Don Hertzfeldt



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