ENTHUSIASM (Dziga Vertov, 1931)

One of the most dazzlingly inventive films ever made, especially in its symphony of natural (or purportedly natural) sounds, Entuziazm is still my least favorite film by Polish-born documentarian Dziga Vertov (Denis Abramovich Kaufman), who also made one of my ten favorite ones, The Man with a Movie Camera (1928). Entuziazm is essential viewing, of […]