Is there a better way of showing a text message in a film? How about the internet? Even though we’re well into the digital age, film is still ineffective at depicting the world we live in. Maybe the solution lies not in content, but in form.
For educational purposes only. You can follow me at twitter.com/tonyszhou
Here are three short films that take place on your desktop
Internet Story (2010): youtu.be/g-SL4ejpP94
Noah (2013): vimeo.com/81257262
Transformers: the Premake (2014): youtu.be/dD3K1eWXI54
Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross - In Motion (from The Social Network)
David Arnold & Michael Price - On the Move (from Sherlock)
Daft Punk - End of Line (from Tron: Legacy)
Al Hirt - Green Hornet Theme (from Kill Bill Vol. 1)
NEAT NEAT NEAT NEAT!! Watch this. I wrote my thesis on the relationship between the internet and physical space and my views on it have evolved dramatically since then, but investigating how it is portrayed in film is such a cool way of analyzing it. Still much work to be done…I can’t wait to watch the first movie that takes place entirely on the internet.
being too shy to ask for wi-fi passwords
my favorite marco bodt factoid is that the creator of SNK got asked why marco kept showing up in the list of people who are alive and he said that he had forgotten who marco even was
Strange Sea-Creature with Horns
The decomposed remains of a strange sea-creature washed up on shoreline of Luis Siret Beach in Villaricos, Spain. A woman first discovered the head of the creature and later found the rest of its body. All together it Stretched to about 13 feet. There was wide-spread speculation among people as to what it could be. People speculated everything from sea dragons, to water dinosaurs and the lochness monster.
Early speculations by experts led them to believe that it was the remains of an oarfish, but they were later debunked. One scientist from FSU states that it is a shark skeleton. [X]
Some think its a species that is unknown to man. The decomposed body just happened to wash up on shore.
Apparently one of the experts who think it’s a shark thinks the horns are actually for pectoral support. This somehow makes it more magical to me