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  • In this lingering Twilight Sparkle.

    In this lingering Twilight Sparkle.

    There’s something about this... I can't put my finger on it.
    This is the kind of thing I would presume I would take a strong disliking to, but somehow I'm beguiled by it's looseness and eeriness in its paradoxical non-art approach.

    Cinema concrète.
    Hauntological bastards abound.

    The monologue at the end is special. Rupert Spira meets Beckett's The Unnamable meets Artaud... and some kind of Lovecraftian shadow lies beneath, outside.

    Very interesting piece of work.

  • Sangha

    Sangha

    Kyle understands filmmaking better than most, because he doesn’t think it; he feels it. What I find most admirable about his work of the last few years is how much experimentation — both image and sonics — are interweaved into his work, yet with such subtlety. It’s something very few filmmakers have any idea, concern or craft for: subtlety.

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  • Sleep Has Her House

    Sleep Has Her House

    For anybody who wishes to see Sleep Has Her House (or wants to simply own a copy) it can now be purchased as a Blu-Ray quality digital file (16GB) from my website: scottbarleyfilm.com/Store

  • Werckmeister Harmonies

    Werckmeister Harmonies

    Language, you are, in all your beauty, so inadequate, so incapable of expressing what this film did for — and to — me.

    After being in a oneiric state of true awe for 144 minutes, with the final shot of the film, I surrendered something within me. That’s what it felt like. Something was released, forced out of my chest, and I saw it rise, and I saw my body turn black, charred and withered, like a dead tree. Then…