Posts Tagged: Film

Any Conscious Entity

I am putting myself to the fullest possible use, which is all I think that any conscious entity can ever hope to do. — HAL 9000

Black Swan

I can’t wait to see the new Darren Aronofsky film Black Swan. The soundtrack is from regular Aronofsky collaborator Clint Mansell who has used Tchaikovsky’s music as a base for his; which sounds intriguing. Every time I watch the trailer the hairs on my neck stand on end.

The Social Network Soundtrack

The Social Network is the recent film from David Fincher about the founding of Facebook. Tim Van Damme recommended the soundtrack on Twitter, and at $5 – yes $5 – it seemed a veritable bargain; quick preview confirmed that to be so. It’s a dark suite of electronica, which having since seen the film doesn’t Continue Reading

Blade Runner Revisited

This is fantastic. From Vimeo: An experimental film in homage to Ridley Scott’s legendary futuristic film “Blade Runner” (1982). Created by extracting 167,819 frames from ‘Blade Runner’s final cut version, then assembling all these images to obtain one gigantic image of colossal dimensions : a square of approximately 60,000 pixels on one side alone, 3.5 gigapixels. Continue Reading

The Facts of Life

 You’re born, you take shit. You get out in the world, you take more shit. You climb a little higher, you take less shit. Till one day you’re up in the rarefied atmosphere and you’ve forgotten what shit even looks like. Welcome to the layer cake son. — Eddie Temple

Grand Central Station Waltz

One of the things that I kept thinking about in New York was how important films and TV shows had been in setting some of my expectations about the city, and also in making it feel oddly familiar at the same time. I saw a number of locations from films in my all too short Continue Reading