B-Movie: Lust & Sound in West-Berlin 1979-1989

The official trailer for B-Movie: Lust & Sound in West-Berlin 1979-1989

Saw the film showing Wednesday night as part of the Chicago European Union Film Festival at the Gene Siskel Film Center; as I wrote on Twitter: “highly recommended look at lost world.”

The German Democratic Republic and its absorption into the Federal Republic are what have fascinated me, but this movie shows the (at least) equally peculiar and unique case of die eingemauerte Stadt–the walled-in city–of West Berlin, an island within the east, that, like the east, was also absorbed into the west.

PES dispenses Fresh Guacamole

PES dispenses Fresh Guacamole PES’s low-fi, stop-motion shorts specialize in visual puns, using familiar items to stand in for similar-looking objects or even people. Guacamole shows PES making the title dish

Indiana Jones Mystery Solved

Indiana Jones Mystery Solved The journal and packaging originated from Guam, where an Ebay seller who specializes in replica Indiana Jones props sent it off to the highest bidder who lives in Italy. On its way, the smaller package, addressed to Indy at U. of C., fell out of a larger package. Not realizing what … Read more