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This art experiment by Andy Warhol captures the simple act of a man eating mushrooms. This one-man show starring Robert Indiana presents the actor slowly eating some mushrooms, having an ... See full summary »
Lacking a formal narrative, Warhol's art house classic follows various residents of the Chelsea Hotel in 1966 New York City, presented in a split screen with a single audio track in conjunction with one side of screen.
At a New York City restaurant, the patrons are men, nude but for a G-string, waited on by one woman, also clad in a G-string (played by Viva) and a G-bestringed (bestrung?) waiter. Some of ... See full summary »
Andy Warhol's experimental reconstruction of the assassination of the President of the United States, John F. Kennedy, which serves as his critical commentary on the way the media presented the tragic event.
This is "Mario Banana II" and as the number in the title already tells you it is the sequel to a film with the same name also from 50 years ago. The writer and director here is Andy Warhol and the "star" is Mario Montez who is dressed in drag and lustfully eating a banana. I think this is the very same as the first film, it also runs for slightly over 3 minutes, and has Montez eat a banana again only this time it is all in black-and-white. But it stays equally tasteless and a failed attempt at sexual provocation. Plot is not existent, basically just like direction. Maybe film may not be the right medium for Warhol to express his ideas. At least these two very short films were a major disappointment and I highly recommend everybody not to watch this garbage.
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