Great short films from worldwide.
Cheehaur Tan | Malaysia | 06/14/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)
"If you are looking for quality short films from worldwide, 'Short' dvd series definitely is the one to go for. 'Short 8: Vision', the 8th dvd from the 'Short' dvd series, has optimized the usage of dvd format as previous issues, providing commentaries, behind-the-sense, production notes of the films which will let viewers have further understanding on the flim makers' concept behind their works. Compare with previous issues, 'Vision' also has better menu navigation."
From Nazis to Liberace and best of all the "whazzup" short
Cheehaur Tan | 08/29/2000
(4 out of 5 stars)
"What a strange yet compelling collection. The cover promises a rarely seen Leni Riefenstahl short, which turns out to be 20 odd minutes of Nazis marching. Amazing imagry and historically interesting, but it's certainly not her best work. There's an oral essay by a Riefenstahl expert that you can play and listen to as you watch the film, and it helps explain who she was and why her work is important. There's a piece on Liberace which is fun for the kitch value. But best of all is the short film that inspired those omnipresent Budweiser "whazzup! " ads. The short is very similar to the first ad, but somehow seems much better, much funnier than the ads. It's a real film! And how great to see it before it was corrupted by "having a bud.""
Serpent and The Sandman
Cheehaur Tan | 01/31/2002
(5 out of 5 stars)
"Wow! The first Short fim DVD on Spoken Word Poetry of it's kind
Groundbreaking indeed. Beautiful Nevada Landscape paint a great background for this epic poem. I think in five Minutes Ben Porter Lewis give a vivid and insightful impression of images and metaphor recreating in oral tradition over two thousand years of History, Amazing. Furthermore the Interview is A concise Five minute diatribe on the history and current state and future of modern poetry. this is the Kind of Poem You must listen to over and over again. Jeff Wood's Three Tricksters Poem On Short 11 is A similar and Like styled Spoken word Masterpeice riddled with Metaphysical Questions and Mysticism. Both are undeniable and replete with wisdom and truth..."