In the early 1980s, home video was in its infancy… the result is a punky, DIY aesthetic that manages to be both simple and moving
it specializes in gibier (game) meat, but presented in a Japanese rather than French format. You cook the meat on a charcoal-fired griddle.
Yang gives a moving performance as the stuttering, socially inept ex-barber with the ring-name of “Barikan” (“Clipper”).
Imagine a cross between J.G. Ballard and “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy”, with elements of Kafka, Saki and magical realism
Just as you get the politicians you deserve, you get the works of art you deserve too.
His blend of Aubrey Beardsley-like eroticism with sixties psychedelia helped to establish the underground ambience…
“Through the seething jungles of Mindanao, across the baking emptiness of Mongolia and into the Dear Leader’s personal pleasure dome.”
Ground-breaking film director Nagisa Oshima, peddled cockroach-repellent and air-freshener.
“When Terayama first heard her sing “When the Night Ends” he felt as if an electric shock had run through him…”
The amoeba is older and slower now, but still dreams its neon dreams