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Artist, filmmaker and traditional animator.

Eater of sausages and student of squirrels.


Aug
7
comment The choice to switch from POV in the remake of 'Maniac'
Excellent answer - just what I was looking for - many thanks for the research.
Aug
7
comment The choice to switch from POV in the remake of 'Maniac'
Yes, I recall that shot, Andrew. However, it was a reflection and not a third party view. The shot I am referring to happens during the murder itself, as if we are watching it unfold. Thanks for the digging though.
Aug
5
awarded  Custodian
Aug
5
reviewed Reviewed What was the Yellow-Eyed Demon's Plan?
Aug
5
revised What was the Yellow-Eyed Demon's Plan?
spellings
Aug
5
answered Motivation of Killer in The Vanishing (1988)
Aug
5
comment The choice to switch from POV in the remake of 'Maniac'
It's a good point though, Sonny. perhaps other meta users should weigh in on the subject.
Aug
5
comment The choice to switch from POV in the remake of 'Maniac'
Good question. I don't see any harm in adding dates to tags, in fact it might be useful when separating remakes/reboots (ie Robocop). I specifically added it here though, as the 1980 version is not shot in POV whereas the 2012 is, and I wanted to make that distinction (even though it is noted in my introduction).
Aug
5
revised Did Vin MoCap the Dance?
Added quote.
Aug
5
answered Did Vin MoCap the Dance?
Aug
5
asked The choice to switch from POV in the remake of 'Maniac'
Aug
5
comment Did Vin MoCap the Dance?
I know the guy who animated that bit - I'll find out for you.
Aug
2
awarded  Custodian
Aug
1
comment What determines when a book will be split into multiple films?
As much as I'd love to say these decisions are driven by artistic vision, it probably all boils down to the mighty $$$. Movie making is a business, the suits aren't looking to entertain you, they need to see a decent return for their investments. The Hobbit is a prime example of two potentially amazing films being turned into three bloated chores, not because Jackson thought it was the best way to do it, but because New Line wanted another mega-trilogy. (All highly opinionated BTW, which is why I didn't put this as an answer :))
Aug
1
awarded  Custodian
Aug
1
reviewed Edit and Reopen Extra meaning in “Panem”
Aug
1
revised Extra meaning in “Panem”
deleted 3 characters in body
Aug
1
reviewed Close Are those movie masks for real where A impersonates B?
Jul
30
comment In Lucy, are the inserted predator/prey shots an example of Expressionism?
Could it be said that these shots were simply used as visual metaphors for the themes in the film? I haven't seen it, so I'm just going on your description.
Jul
29
answered What was the first film adaptation of a comic?