Please turn your pages to the Auteurs’ Notebook for an article by yours truly profiling Luis Bunuel’s DEATH IN THE GARDEN.
Archive for November 24, 2009
“So, is this the man who shot you, turned you into a perfume, then hit you with his sled? Well, is it?”
What do these films have in common? That’s right — opera!
Can I do another of these? VERTIGO opening credits eyes — or mouth — or maybe big shiny sunglasses in something — DUNE big mouth (“The tooth!”) — nasal ECUs are hard to come by though, which is why I resorted to the lamentable Tykwer PERFUME. Lots of style (or “style”) in that movie, lots of imagination even, not enough taste and judgment.