Sunday, May 16, 2010

And now for something completely different

One of the greatest scenes in the history of cinematography.



A little less exciting:



Of course, Russian movies also had good stuff:

12 comments:

The Real Shliach said...

Really? One of the greatest?

A Suede Ḥossid said...

The first one — yes, in my opinion. Up there with Eisenstein.

The Real Shliach said...

Huh?

A Suede Ḥossid said...

It’s up there with the classics.

The Real Shliach said...

I mean, I know I've heard of it, the name sounds familiar, but what is it?

The Real Shliach said...

Oh! Of course! The illusionist, right?

A Suede Ḥossid said...

What?

The Real Shliach said...

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0443543/

I agree that it's excellent.

A Suede Ḥossid said...

I know the movie you’re talking about, but what does it have to do with anything?

The Real Shliach said...

Eisenstein, Eisenheim, same difference.

A Suede Ḥossid said...

You start thinking like me: in leaps of non-sequitur pseudo-logic.

Eisenstein was a famous Soviet cinematographer. He is for cinematography what Seifer HaBahir is for Kabbala.

The Real Shliach said...

Oy. I'll have to work on that.

Ahh.