Magazine article Artforum International

John Waters: JOHN WATERS RECENTLY HITCHHIKED ALONE ACROSS THE USA. HE IS CURRENTLY WRITING A BOOK ON HIS EXPERIENCE, TITLED CARSICK, TO BE PUBLISHED BY FARRAR, STRAUS AND GIROUX NEXT YEAR

Magazine article Artforum International

John Waters: JOHN WATERS RECENTLY HITCHHIKED ALONE ACROSS THE USA. HE IS CURRENTLY WRITING A BOOK ON HIS EXPERIENCE, TITLED CARSICK, TO BE PUBLISHED BY FARRAR, STRAUS AND GIROUX NEXT YEAR

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1 THE DEEP BLUE SEA (Terence Davies) 1 The agony and passion of obsessive love and a broken heart are so well wrought here that you'll wish you were suicidal over someone who didn't love you back.

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2 PARADISE: FAITH (Ulrich Seidl) 4 Fassbinder died, so God gave us Ulrich Seidl. I laughed uproariously throughout this horrifying portrait of a religious fanatic, and if there's something the matter with you, you will, too.

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3 PARADISE: LOVE (Ulrich Seidl) Middle-aged women sex tourists can be just as piggish as their male counterparts. But when the sexually exploited begin to exploit back, who's the victim? The audience, that's who, and we deserve it.

4 AMOUR (Michael Haneke) Misery is really in this year. "Hurts! Hurts! Hurts!" yells out the dying elderly wife to her longtime-caretaker husband, and ticket buyers will agree. Makes Saw seem like a romantic comedy.

5 KILLER JOE (William Friedkin) The best 0 Russ Meyer film of the year--only it's not directed by him. Gina Gershon, you shocked me raw!

6 BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD (Benh Zeitlin) Directed as if the film crew snuck aboard a Weather Channel boat during Hurricane Katrina, kidnapped the skipper, hijacked the storm chasers' equipment, swam ashore, and made a boldly original movie. …

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