Tuesday, October 23 2007
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.
Monday, March 16 2009
This has the confounding, irrational quality of a Zen riddle or Christian parable -- its comic and secular, to be sure, but revelatory nonetheless.
Thursday, February 26 2009
The point in Buñuel is that there is no point -- only subversive play.
Monday, September 17 2007
In this surrealist masterpiece, Luis Buñuel poses important questions about religious beliefs and organized religion.
Sunday, January 9 2005
Made in 1929, Un Chien Andalou is based on the exchange of 'dreams' between two young Spanish artists.
Saturday, December 31 1994
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie has lost none of its relevance or power, and is well worth seeing again on the big screen, if only to remind ourselves how good it is not to be unscrupulously comfortable.