Jun 16, 2007
Sep 23, 2007
"Retake with Evidence" (2007), with its large empty room and large projection of actor Harvey Keitel standing before an empty background, at first sent my minimalism-appreciation neurons happily firing. But it was awful listening to Keitel drone on for minutes which seemed like days, reciting some melancholic soliloquy in a perfect monotone: "Oh site of woe, what fury hast seized thee? Wretch that I am, where art thou now? Where do I wander? Wither art thou fled? Sunk, into unutterable horrors. Detested never-ending night, the cloud of darkness thickening round beyond expression, beyond hope..."