Kuso by Flying Lotus

Hello my little chimpanzees who’ve just learned sign language. I’m all of a flap today because I’m in the middle of a mad dash to get everything done before a writer and artist’s retreat at my friend’s in September and October, so I hope you don’t mind me leaving you with this interview link and some clips from music man Flying Lotus‘ recent film Kuso.

I saw it recently (it’s streaming on Shudder) and really loved it, but also really hated bits of it, and if a film can do that it’s worth recommending, no?

Parts are like a beautiful psychedelic dream while others are a juvenile, scatalogical nightmare, which is a bit like life really. Filmed under his record label (and production company too, I suppose) Brainfeeder, it was also co-created by animator David Firth and writer/artist/music man/etc Zack Fox. If you can stomach the really gross bits the originality is more than enough to tickle your brain cells.

Here’s an interview with the three filmmakers. Warning: Clips may be sweary

Shudder promo clip (with the voice of Hannibal Buress)

The first three minutes, featuring Busdriver:

 

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