I found these characters very relatable because I too cannot remember what happened in It: Part One.
Lisa and the Devil 1973
Jotting down my dream before I completely wake up:
The stop motion tarot cards on red velvet
The Telly Savalas fresco devil
The seafoam green jacket and heels
The curiosity shop
Dragging a mannequin around the labyrinth streets of wherever
The Devil’s lollipop
The guy who looks like Percy Bysshe Shelley with his plunging neckline and velvet waistcoat
The wobbly cigarette mirror kiss
So many broken watches and clocks with ominous drums
The Devil offering a radish to a taxidermied…
The 'Teddy' Bears 1907
Brutal home invasion flick.
Spiral Jetty 1970
The first time I watched this (two years ago?) was late at night in the back room of a specialty salt facility. An old print on original film played through a rickety projector. The perfect way to experience this odd and inspiring semi-documentary. Smithson's deadpan delivery reminds me of listening to John Ashbery reading his poems aloud. I was enthralled.
The film is fascinating companion to the monumental piece out in the Utah desert, which my father and I made…