Review of Genius Party (2007)

Parts only

This page describes the individual parts of Genius Party. The work as a whole is reviewed elsewhere.

“Baby Blue” (2007Moving picture, 15 minutes)

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“Deathtic 4” (2007Moving picture, 11 minutes)

Tack för den, Japan. I’ve talked to the brother of the girlfriend of the Swedish man who was hired ad hoc to make up the script for this one. Does that make me famous?

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“Doorbell” (2007Moving picture, 20 minutes)

I prefer Kim Ki-duk.

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“Happy Machine” (2007Moving picture, 15 minutes)

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“Limit Cycle” (2007Moving picture, 20 minutes)

The content of the monologue adds almost nothing, but the voice is nice.

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“Shanghai Dragon” (2007Moving picture, 20 minutes)

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“Genius Party” (2007Moving picture, 5 minutes)

The ghost of Norman McLaren smiled on this one. Ironic how, exactly as with Robot Carnival (1987), the title sequence made for the collection is actually the best part.

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