The film is an artistically spare depiction of the Greek myth of Sysiphus, sentenced to eternally roll a stone up a mountain. The story is presented in a single, unbroken shot, consisting ... See full summary »
The world is divided into factions, on opposite sides of issues; each side is, of course, right. And so the gap between the people grows, until someone challenges the absolutist view of what's "right."
An animated film about the British engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel, who spearheaded numerous engineering marvels of the early 19th century - including the Thames Tunnel, the Great Western ... See full summary »
A devoted and happily-married housewife organises a surprise party on the occasion of her husband's birthday, unbeknownst to her that her dentist spouse is experiencing a sudden mid-life crisis at his office.
A man and a woman sit in a room and when the wind blows the window open, the man imagines what would happen if he kills the woman and the following drama blurs the boundaries between reality and fiction.
This animated film won the 1977 Oscar for Best Animated Short Film--which proves that either 1977 was the worst year in history for animation or the Academy lost its collective mind. I am not just some crank who hates animation--I love animation. No, this crank just happens to like GOOD animation and animation that isn't duller than dust!! The film itself is basically a boring lecture about the advent of leisure time combined with relatively simple animations--some of which are vaguely reminiscent of Terry Gilliam's animations from Monty Python (except the ones in LEISURE are NOT funny). If I want a lecture, I'll either enroll in a college course or read a book. When I watch animation, I want to be amused or amazed or challenged--this film did none of these.
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