Friday, November 28, 2008

No one can bring me down quite like Chris Ware

Cinefamily organizes classic movie showings at a movie theater in Los Angeles. Tonight they're showing "Tokyo Story" and "Brothers and Sisters of the Toda Family." Chris Ware illustrated the cover of the latest Cinefamily program, which I believe is inspired by Tokyo Story. Three panels, no dialogue, and almost no movement, and yet it's tremendously depressing:

Here's the trailer for Tokyo Story, which does seem to be pretty depressing:

You can download a pdf of the Cinefamily program here, and view the calendar of events here. They're showing Alice in Wonderland tomorrow. Via.

*Previously: Batman papercraft by Ware.

*If you've been a little too cheerful, buy Chris Ware comics at Amazon.