As Pitch local cinema critic Alan Scherstuhl points out in this column, History of America, the new film by local animators MK12, is full of "gorgeous animation" and "imaginative sequences." Too bad the masses can't see this all-too-limited release.
At least there are snippets of MK12 on the Internets. First up, the trailer for History of America, which, I’d dare to say, blows away the trailer for most of this summer’s blockbusters:
And there’s loads more at YouTube. For instance …
The animation in "Sweaterporn" is as sexy as the title, but I still have no idea what it’s about, beyond existing as an example of what MK12 can do:
They call this one "Summer Reel 2006." Again, no clue what’s going on. But the eye candy factor is high:
The info line on this one, a video for a catchy tune from the Faint called "Agenda Suicide," claims MTV banned it in the United States. This one's clear what it's about: a dude goes nuts from the mundane nature of his existence. Stay tuned for the jacked-up ending:
-- Eric Barton