Looking: Aaron Ruell

13 Mar

Whenever I hear a movie was selected for the Sundance Film Festival, I’m instantly worried. Sure, they uncover more gems than anywhere else, but I’ll never get back the two hours I spent watching Napoleon Dynamite.

I absolutely hated the film. It was juvenile, poorly scripted and just not funny.

Aaron Ruell is a photographer-cum-actor who played Kip in Napoleon Dynamite, and also shot the film’s title sequence. While his choice of movies may be questionable, his photography is just marvellous, with a pastelised, saturated 1970s-USA kinda feelin’. More here.

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Posted by on March 13, 2009 in looking, photography


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