Friday, May 13, 2011

Los Angeles Plays Itself!

OK I'm sure this breaks all kinds of copyright laws, but since we didn't post it we don't care -


What is Los Angeles Plays Itself you ask? Why it's an amazing documentary/video essay by Thom Andersen about the various ways the city of Los Angeles (not LA) and it's architecture, have been used and misused over the course of film history! 

We know to many of you that sounds pretty damn dry but we also know that a small portion of you will find this film fascinating...or at least find it a suitable way to kill a few hours.

Also - this might be your only chance to ever see it since the film consists entirely of clips from other films and therefore will probably never be on DVD due to rights issues. 

Here's part 1 of 12:

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