Posts tagged film
Posts tagged film
"I’m just interested in people and the idea of objectivity versus subjectivity. We’re all trapped within our own perceptions of the universe. I think that naturally leads towards mental processes."
— Christopher Nolan, on why his films are so focused on human psychology.
Stop motion is a technique to make a physically manipulated object appear to move on its own. The object is moved in small increments between individually photographed frames, creating the illusion of movement when the series of frames is played as a continuous sequence. Dolls with movable joints or clay figures are often used in stop motion for their ease of repositioning. Stop motion animation using plasticine is called clay animation or “clay-mation”.
-There is a natural order to this world, and those who try to upend it do not fare well. This movement will never survive; if you join them, you and your entire family will be shunned. At best, you will exist a pariah to be spat at and beaten— at worst, to be lynched or crucified. And for what? For what? No matter what you do it will never amount to anything more than a single drop in a limitless ocean.
-What is an ocean but a multitude of drops?
Film Meme: [3/3] Genres: Black Comedy
“…is a comic work that employs black humor, which, in its most basic definition, is humor that makes light of otherwise solemn subject matter. Popular themes of the genre include murder, suicide, depression, abuse, mutilation, war, barbarism, drug abuse, terminal illness, domestic violence, sexual violence, paedophilia, insanity, nightmare, disease, racism, homophobia, sexism, disability, chauvinism, corruption, and crime.” -(x)
The whole article is fantastic, as is pretty much everything Linda Holmes writes.