Monday, October 20, 2008

Kitten in Agitated Repose...

Reckon it's no secret my three favorite films are Bresson's Au hasard Balthazar, Welles' Touch of Evil, and Meyer's Beneath the Valley of the Ultra-Vixens. Each so thoroughly plumbs the elemental that only dark matter remains.

Below, a grab from UV's absurdly brilliant second set-piece:



(The great Francesca Natividad as "Lavonia Shedd" in Meyer's flawless 1979 exegesis. As Roger Ebert noted in his script for the film, she was a "pulverizing crucible of fulfillment." Now there's an epitaph!)

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