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The legendary and often Avant-garde National Film Board of Canada has slowly been putting its archive online. There are many of the old favorites there, many I have seen over the years and can still name. Then there are others I viewed once in the odd hours of the morning never to be seen again without so much as even an inkling of a title for me to help find it later in life. Not all of them are up there yet, but you can subscribe to an RSS feed and check in on the new goods each week.
Posted by Listener Kliph Nesteroff on April 26, 2009 at 02:31 AM in Video Clips | Permalink
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The moral is: Beware of neighbors. Anything can set them off in a homicidal rage.
April 26, 2009 at 08:15 AM
Delightful little gem from an era of experimentation.
April 26, 2009 at 12:18 PM
great little analogy for wars and border disputes over resources or beliefs. pleasantly shocked at how cartoony the violence against the babies was....!
doomsday fartshadow |
April 26, 2009 at 01:56 PM
my dad brought this home from the library on reel. it must have been late 70's/early 80's...it's been so long now i don't remember, but suffice it to say, i was just a teeny-weeny young lad, a tot if you will. i don't remember much from that long ago but i do remember this film, vividly. it scared me and made me cry. i may have even peed my pants. looking back, i realize now just how much of a pussy i must've been!
April 26, 2009 at 02:33 PM
oh yeah, randy quaid starred in a film...i think it was called "the neighbor" for HBO(?) it's sort of an expanded remake of this film. really good. i've always wondered if it would come out on dvd, don't know if it ever did. did anybody see this besides me? great little film! late 80's/early 90's?
April 26, 2009 at 02:37 PM
Not once did those two stop to check their i-phones.
Percy Trout |
April 27, 2009 at 04:02 PM
and they didn't Twitter passive aggressive veiled statements about each other either. it was a golden age.
doomsday fartshadow |
April 27, 2009 at 04:17 PM
i like turtles
zombie kid |
April 27, 2009 at 11:55 PM
NFB films underlined my childhood insomnia. I spent many nights shaking beneath their weight, or maybe everything else was shaking and I was perfectly still, etc.
Brad Nelson |
April 28, 2009 at 10:59 PM
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