Cremaster 3

How do you conclude a cycle of art films as infamous as that of Cremaster? With the most opulent and lavish one of all, of course. Matthew Barney's Cremaster 3 is three hours of visual insanity, complete with an Irish giant, prohibition-era pubs, foot-potato cutting, the Chrysler Building, a showdown between hardcore bands Agnostic Front … Continue reading Cremaster 3

Cremaster 2

The fourth installment of this rapidly evolving series is also the first one shot in HD, with a lot more money, displaying another step forward in Barney's command of his visual craft: the images are slicker, more gorgeous, more tactile, more emotionally charged as they push their abstract narrative forward. It's also the first installment … Continue reading Cremaster 2