Wednesday, January 22, 2014

You Haven't Given Her Anything, Have You, Billy?

(Cross-posted on FB.)

I love Microscopic Liquid Subway to Oblivion - an exceedingly odd Italian film from 1970 with an commendably random genre cast (Ewa Aulin from Candy, Eugene Pomeroy from The Garden of the Finzi-Continis [!], and Alex Rebar from The Incredible Melting Man), ridiculous narrative, and production values that are nearly impossible to discern, as every version I've ever seen comes from someone's low-res rip of a pan-and-scanned Greek VHS release. Which, naturally, only makes the movie better. Long overdue for a proper restoration, as there are only so many horny-professor-throws-acid-laced-heroin-party-with-each-bedroom-wired-for-sound films to go around...



Requiescat in pace: Cecil Taylor

I saw Cecil Taylor perform only once, at the Baird Auditorium of the Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC, on November 30, 1984. It ...