Reviews // 4 Articles
Past Imperfect: Luis Buñuel's Early Work
23 Oct 2007 // 4:59 PM
Sometimes, filmmaking genius is evident in every movie a cinematic master makes. In the case of this famed Spanish surrealist and his two early efforts, the future achievements are well hidden.
Simon of the Desert
16 Mar 2009 // 4:00 PM
This has the confounding, irrational quality of a Zen riddle or Christian parable -- its comic and secular, to be sure, but revelatory nonetheless.
The Exterminating Angel
26 Feb 2009 // 2:00 PM
The point in Buñuel is that there is no point -- only subversive play.