It might be the most narcissistic binge-watch of all time: actor Shia LaBeouf’s "#ALLMYMOVIES” project is a livestream of the actor watching all 27 of his feature films in reverse chronological order at the Angelika Film Center in New York through Thursday.
It’s the latest eccentric performance-art piece by the actor, including a piece titled "#IAMSORRY,” which found LaBeouf sitting in a largely empty L.A. art gallery with a paper bag over his head emblazoned with the words “I am not famous anymore.”
The cornerstone of all art pieces by LaBeouf, 29, seems to be watching LaBeouf be LaBeouf. This holds a strange fascination for a devoted subset of people at the Angelika who have remained in line for hours waiting for a chance to sit in the theater with LaBeouf watching “Transformers” and “Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd.”
Watching the livestream of "#ALLMYMOVIES” is a bit like watching a livestream of baby animals at the zoo, although baby animals occasionally do something cute. LaBeouf just sits in his theater seat wearing a white hoodie and a big green jacket with a fuzzy collar, staring at the screen, which flickers with light across his face.
LaBeouf’s movies, taken in a single dose, do not seem to impress LaBeouf. He looks bored at times, rubbing his eyes and rolling his head back as if in an attempt to stay awake. At other times he looks thoughtful, and one wonders if at a certain point he might just get up, deciding he has had enough of his own antics.