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April 2006

Thank you for a good movie.

I recently saw Thank You For Smoking. The film is a hilarious satire telling the story of a tobacco lobbyist in Washington DC. I think it is very interesting editorially due to its use of a lot of post production tricks to bring across a proper mood and feel to frame this story. So often ...

"un-pimped" – behind the scenes

I love cars. And I love a good 30 second spot trying to sell me a car. Volkswagen recently began air a series of "Un-pimp My Ride" spots that feature a great/creepy performance by Peter Stormare. While Peter is great, the real star is the GTI. The statement that Volkswagen makes is that their new ...

Video sharing sites compared

The guys over at DV Guru recently did a nice comparison of 10 video sharing sites. It a nice article as I didn't even know there were that many out there. There's even one called Jump Cut that allows you to edit! I often wonder how some of these sites afford their hosting and bandwidth ...

A movie that made me smile : )

Every now and then a movie comes along that when the end credits begin to roll, I can’t help but just sit there and smile; to take a few moments and bask in the afterglow that only a finely crafted piece of cinema can give. When writing, directing, editing and all the other elements that ...