Given that the film came out in 2006, it seems a rather opportunist bit of packaging, wouldn’t you say?
Author: John (Page 2 of 121)
So I’ve gone all radio-silent again, but that’s because I’m in the midst of a housemove.
And after a weekend of lugging boxes and finding bruises on my arms and in places I didn’t realise had even been involved in the lifting process, all our stuff now looks like this:
So I’m rather nomadic and untethered at the moment, but as soon as I get a bit more settled (into, hopefully, a very lovely new home with the very lovely Mrs Soanes), I’ll be back on a more regular basis (regular readers may recognise this promise from its previous appearances since 2010 or so).
Until then, hope you’re well, and that wherever you are, tea and friends aren’t far away.
Videos on Thursday appear to be turning into a habit round here, don’t they?
Anyway, this is a cracking short film made by writer Simon Guerrier and his director brother Thomas, and I think it is very classsy – good and unsettling, with a very strong ending.
I heartily recommend you invent the 5mins or so in watching it – seriously, check this out:
Told you it was good. Simon’s posted an interesting write-up on the production process here, which provides insight into how it all came together.
Impressive stuff, and very good work, I feel.
“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic” – Arthur C. Clarke
“Any sufficiently advanced special effect is indistinguishable from reality” – Me
A little bit of magic to start your Thursday. Have a smashing day, eh?
Doesn’t matter if you apply it to writing or to anything else, I think this video has something to say to all of us who hesitate to begin a project, or procrastinate on continuing, or in any other fashion getting on with it: