Burden of Dreams: Criterion Collection
//Features

Part 4: Challenging Convention | 20 Jun 2007 // 6:00 PM

As cinema went completely commercial, abandoning art for artifice, true aesthetic acumen was hard to come by. Luckily, for the movies included herein, it was their difference, as well as their diversity, that helped them stand out from the rest of the high concept hackwork.

//Reviews

Burden of Dreams: Criterion Collection (1982) | 2 Aug 2005 // 8:00 PM

Complex, ambitious, inspired, Herzog here talks his way through the making of his movie with a remarkable self-consciousness.

//Mixed media
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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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