Saturday, June 8, 2013

Top Five Short Films of May, 2013

Usually when I'm listing my top films, I don't put short films in a sub-category.  However, the problem was that I saw so many great films in May that I had to list the top 5 features and shorts separately to include them all.

Click on the name of the film to view it.

Swinging the Lambeth Walk (Len Lye) 
Bring Me the Head of Charlie Brown (Jim Reardon)
Bugs and Thugs (1954, I. Freleng)
Draftee Daffy (Robert Clampett)
Milk of Amnesia (Jeffrey Noyes Scher)

Honorable mention:
Changer d'image - Lettre à la bien-aimée (Jean-Luc Godard)

Top Five Films of May, 2013
3 hommes et un couffin        (Coline Serreau)
Balzac      (Josée Dayan)
The Power of Nightmares: The Rise of the Politics of Fear  great
Take Shelter        (Jeff Nichols) emotional
Time Indefinite        (Ross McElwee)

Honorable mention:
Bright Leaves   (Ross McElwee) a great sister piece to Time Indefinite
Boca de Ouro        (Nelson Pereira dos Santos) shown at the Hammer Museum recently