Razzle Dazzle: The Lost World
Razzle Dazzle: The Lost World (2008)

One of America's leading experimental filmmakers embraces the technical and aesthetic possibilities of digital filmmaking in this project from Ken Jacobs. In RAZZLE DAZZLE The Lost World, Jacobs takes image elements of the past --… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 27, 2008
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Nathan Lee
New York Times

An eye-popper and brain-boggler, Razzle Dazzle is also, remarkably, a thing to stir the soul.

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Matthew Nestel
Boxoffice Magazine

In a sense, Jacobs is curating his own world with choice grabs that, when squished together, have a wounding effect: Each image is another bullet that's hit its target.

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David Fear
Time Out

You sense that Jacobs's exhumation requires either the punch of a short or the contemplative scope of a 14-hour video installation to properly work its avant-magick.

Eric Monder
Film Journal International

It has a relevant and important style and message of its own.

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J. Hoberman
Village Voice

Once more into the breach, Ken Jacobs further explores the ground zero of cinematic representation.

Eric Henderson
Slant Magazine

A penetrating contemplation of the American industrial-military complex's obstreperous legacy.

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