Critics' Top Ten 2006

Film Comment

commissioned for Film Comment Vol.43 No.1, January-February, New York, 2007
(But for some reason unpublished ....)

In alphabetical order:

ASSPLOITATIONS 4 (2005, dr. Aurora Snow)
(Self-directed/produced DP DVD porn by Aurora Snow.)

CROMARTIE HIGH (2005, TV series dr. Hiroaki Sakurai)
(Anti-anime JD-parody from the manga by Eiji Nonaka.)

FUNKY FOREST (2005, dr. Katsuhiro Ishii with Hajime Sihimine & Shunichiro Miki)

IS THIS THE WAY TO ARMADILLO? (2005, dr. The Munganator aka Sgt. Roger Parr)
(UK Ministry of Defense-posted amateur lip-synch video by The Royal Dragoon Guards in Al Faw, Iraq, to the song "Is This The Way To Amarillo?" by Tony Christie.)

LINDA LINDA LINDA (2005, dr. Nobuhiro Yamashita)

MIND GAME (2004, dr. Masaaki Yuasa)
(Based on the Osaka manga by Robin Nishi.)

(Second CBS series based around band formed by Jason Newstead, Gilby Clarke and Tommy Lee.)

THE SUN (2005, dr. Alexander Sokurov)

TAKESHIS (2005, dr. Takeshi Kitano)

THREE TIMES (2005, dr. Hsiao-hsien Hou)

Text © Philip Brophy. Image © Aurora Snow.