The 7 Films You Will See In Your Freshman Film Class

1. The Avant Garde
It may be just the first assignment, but this art house wannabe isn’t wasting any time to prove how “deep” he is. His film is shot entirely in black and white, and the actors are all behind a sheet with disconcerting images continuously projected onto it. It’s bad when the language suddenly changes to Bulgarian, but it’s even worse when there are no subtitles. Every eight seconds or so, the shot cuts quickly to a fly struggling in a spider web. The pretension is almost unbearable, but the lengthy shots of the director laying on a slab of pavement covered only in cold cuts and holding a bible with a hole through it make this vomit-inducing. But you don’t vomit, because you know he would just incorporate that into his next film.
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The 7 Films You Will See In Your Freshman Film Class

1. The Avant Garde

It may be just the first assignment, but this art house wannabe isn’t wasting any time to prove how “deep” he is. His film is shot entirely in black and white, and the actors are all behind a sheet with disconcerting images continuously projected onto it. It’s bad when the language suddenly changes to Bulgarian, but it’s even worse when there are no subtitles. Every eight seconds or so, the shot cuts quickly to a fly struggling in a spider web. The pretension is almost unbearable, but the lengthy shots of the director laying on a slab of pavement covered only in cold cuts and holding a bible with a hole through it make this vomit-inducing. But you don’t vomit, because you know he would just incorporate that into his next film.

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(Source: College Humor)