Some people look at the CN Tower and feel a sense of civic pride. I get the same feeling from watching a short musical made by York film students that features giant robots, a necrophiliac, ‘The Japanese Diana Ross,’ a green-vegetable man and an orgy involving oversized Styrofoam hand tools. A highlight of Pleasure Dome’s 15th-annual New Toronto Works Show, David Frankovich’s adamantly odd Exquisite Corpses is one of many stimulating examples of the city’s ever-prodigious output of experimental film and video.
– Jason Anderson
13 March, 2008