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Favorite Criterions of 2010

by Erik Villasenor
From most to least favorite My Top 3: 1.Hausu was a release I couldn’t wait for! It’s the first dvd I ever preordered. I couldn’t help but put this in number one. Wacky horror, terrifying effects, and the obvious hard work Obayashi put into this film has me coming back for more, again and again! I didn’t know being eaten by a house could be so much fun! 2.By Brakhage two is incredible. I’ve always been attracted to the man’s work. He turned physical film into art, lived entirely outside of the mainstream, and changed the way I look at film. Visually stunning, cognitive, and a distinct love for film make Brakhage one of the greatest… Read more

From most to least favorite

My Top 3:

1.Hausu was a release I couldn’t wait for! It’s the first dvd I ever preordered. I couldn’t help but put this in number one. Wacky horror, terrifying effects, and the obvious hard work Obayashi put into this film has me coming back for more, again and again! I didn’t know being eaten by a house could be so much fun!

2.By Brakhage two is incredible. I’ve always been attracted to the man’s work. He turned physical film into art, lived entirely outside of the mainstream, and changed the way I look at film. Visually stunning, cognitive, and a distinct love for film make Brakhage one of the greatest directors of all time (in my opinion). This release really stands out in criterion’s catalogue.

3. Modern Times is both socially charged and conserned with the human condition, but is also one of the funniest films in the history of cinema. Calculated and masterful, warm and comforting, exciting and deeply moving; Modern Times is all of these things and more. The trailer says it all, proclaiming “Chaplin the Great!”

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