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¶ Short of the Day #20: Bobby Yeah

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¶ Short of the Day #20: Bobby Yeah

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Post by Perception de Ambiguity » March 4th, 2017, 10:51 am

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Bobby Yeah (Robert Morgan, 2011) :ICM: :imdb:

https://vimeo.com/83521683
https://vk.com/video1421617_165280342
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=thxuug3Fyhs
Length: 23 minutes 18 seconds[/color]

Suggested by: monty

Bobby Yeah is like a Coen Brothers acid trip in which small compulsions spiral out of control, a Pandora’s box fashioned after a Russian doll where characters frantically try to undo their mistakes by ill-advisedly opening box after forbidden box, only managing to make things worse.
- http://www.dreadcentral.com/reviews/257 ... hort-2011/

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Post by monty » March 4th, 2017, 12:45 pm

This is a sick ride, folks. Prepare to have your minds blown.

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Post by Mario Gaborović » March 4th, 2017, 1:32 pm

Something like wicked version of Czech stop-motion animation, eh?

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Post by Perception de Ambiguity » March 4th, 2017, 8:12 pm

Bobby Yeah sure knows how to push people's buttons.
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Post by Carmel1379 » August 6th, 2017, 1:45 am

Now in HD: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3W3fHaLHD4

I just went through Robert Morgan's filmography, and I found his entire output creative and appealingly grotesque, but there's a distinct lack of ideas-saturation, such that overall it seems like he's making weirdness "for the sake of it", which isn't discouraged, but also doesn't amount to much. At least in my case, since claymation rarely tends to be very effective for me insofar as the unsettling/"sick" aspect is concerned.
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