Punch & Judy

Today at Anglia Ruskin we looked at Swankmajer’s Punch & Judy, 1966, 9’55”,  as well as Cordell Barker’s Runaway,2009, 9’10”.
I was thinking about editing and Swankmajer has the magic.  Of course it’s also hard to resist a film in which a guinea pig is pampered in turn by two violent puppets.  Cordell Barker’s Runaway is a virtuosic piece of animation, it really rattles along, no baggy bits.  We also saw Wisdom Teeth, 2010, 5’55” by Don Hertzfeldt, one long, slightly shrill, crazy joke.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s