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30 seconds of nothingness
26 September 2015 | by (Berlin, Germany) – See all my reviews

"Rage Net" is a Stan Brakhage movie from over 25 years ago and it only runs for not 30 seconds. It is his usual kaleidoscope style where we have a black background and wild, quickly-changing colors in the foreground. However, nothing significant happens, also as usual. Brakhage was in his 50s when he made this and his style was already clearly defined. Unfortunately, I must say that I did not like his style at all and I almost never see anything of significance in his works. That is also why I am glad that this little movie was over as quickly as it began. Weak watch and I do not recommend it. Also I see no "rage net" in here. Then again, Brakhage's titles are always somewhat pretentious and have little to no connection to what we see in his works. Thumbs down.


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