After gaining notoriety for their burn-it-down deconstructionist covers of popular hits (including songs by the Beatles, the Rolling Stones and James Brown), the anonymous Residents produced their own insincere iteration of a Top 40 chart. The second of their "One Minute Movies," was ACT OF BEING POLITE, a hazy moment of relationship turmoil between a man and a woman with the iconic Residents eyeballs for heads. - Tom Fritsche
A New York University professor returns from a rescue mission to the Amazon rainforest with the footage shot by a lost team of documentarians who were making a film about the area's local cannibal tribes.
When Jake LaMotta steps into a boxing ring and obliterates his opponent, he's a prizefighter. But when he treats his family and friends the same way, he's a ticking time bomb, ready to go off at any moment.
Misery is brought to a small group of Sho in the Kalahari desert in the form of a cola bottle. In his quest to throw the evil object over the edge of the earth, Xixo encounters Western "civilization," a haphazard doctor and a tyranical despot.
Have you watched Act of Being Polite yet? What did you think about it?