Buñuel: Brilliance or Bollocks?

I’ve spent over an hour of my precious life viewing two important Luis Buñuel films: the 1929 short film Un Chien Andalou, and the hour-long classic L’Age d’Or. The former film was a collaboration between Buñuel and Salvador Dali, who intended the piece to anger the young bourgeoisie, but to their horror, one cannot easily…

Horror Short Film – Bedfellows

Since October is famous for goblins, spooks, and other beasties, Raw Naked Art will be featuring short, scary (or funny) films this month with a Halloween-like theme. Here’s the first, “Bedfellows,” produced by Drew Daywalt. SPOILER: No, she’s not in bed with Donald Trump. Halloween should be fun, not terrifying.

Wednesday Short Film Festival, Week 2: Palabras

Well, it’s time for another Wednesday Short Film Festival, and since I’m getting to it late, let’s jump right in. No big thoughts or political agendas, just a few smiles. Sin: First up, here’s “Dandelions” by Illimite Productions, directed by Syam Chandrasekhara Menon. Now, for a dramatic change of pace, here’s “This Way Up.” Finally,…

Wednesday Short Film Festival

I’m starting a weekly feature, a short film “festival” of one or two films. I won’t tell you what they’re about, except that they have a common theme. This week: “Identity” and “Boy.”