Magic Lanterns

Feb 7

A Movie (Bruce Conner, 1958)

Thematically and stylistically radical, A Movie is a landmark film. A dead elephant, a car crash, a firing squad, a nuclear submarine, an atomic bomb, a motorbike stuck in the mud; Conner sculpts a model of society’s ceaseless collapse from archives and snippets swept of a hundred cutting room floors.


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    YES YES YES YES YES. This is the first movie I ever watched on film. And this was the first found footage film made. Oh...
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