Amazon Women on the Moon

Ironic takes on our campy, cheesy, American pop culture (everything from B-Movies to Infomercials) have been done to death a million times over, but Amazon Women on the Moon did it best, way back in 1987. Basically a collection of comedy sketches woven together through the conceit of a late night UHF television broadcast, we're … Continue reading Amazon Women on the Moon

A Wedding

Robert Altman developed a unique, instantly recognizable style that no one has ever come close to imitating well, with his enormous ensemble casts, consciously sloppy camera work and fly-on-the-wall sound design. Sometimes, that organized chaos ends up in a mess of a film Altman himself can't save, like Prêt-à-Porter, and sometimes it ends up as … Continue reading A Wedding

Allegro Non Troppo

Debussy, Dvorak, Ravel, Sibelius, Stravinsky, and Vivaldi all get to see their masterpieces turned into bawdy, earthy satire in Allegro Non Troppo, Brono Bozzetto's very Italian sendup of Fantasia. That pretty much says it all; the great Maurizio Nichetti plays "the Animator" to a pretentious Conductor, a hack Producer and an orchestra full of Old … Continue reading Allegro Non Troppo