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Artist, filmmaker and traditional animator.

Eater of sausages and student of squirrels.


Jan
7
revised Why didn't Locke say he saw the monster?
grammar
Jan
7
answered Title of a movie with monster and a squad
Jan
7
answered Has Sony spoiled the endings of the Amazing Spider-man films?
Jan
2
awarded  Enlightened
Jan
2
awarded  Nice Answer
Jan
2
awarded  Nice Answer
Jan
1
comment What are the key differences between the movie and TV versions of Quatermass and the Pit?
Oh, really? Feel free to edit my answer then - thanks for doing the research.
Jan
1
awarded  Nice Answer
Dec
24
comment Film franchise forced to change actors due to unforeseen circumstances
The latest Fast and Furious springs to mind, as I've read that they are considering using Paul Walker's brother to fill in for the late actor in order to make some sense of the shots paul had already filmed.
Dec
24
comment Film franchise forced to change actors due to unforeseen circumstances
If this indeed too close to a list question for comfort, perhaps it could be reworded as there is a potentially interesting question there - more along the lines of "How do production companies change actors during production due to unforeseen circumstances?"
Dec
21
answered On the elements of a internationally successful comedy movie
Dec
21
comment End of the world movie
Did that already. Now I'm eating a cookie and getting a foot rub from a trained squirrel monkey.
Dec
21
comment End of the world movie
You have to click on the checkmark so that it goes all green and I can bask in the glory of superior film identification ;)
Dec
20
comment Camera sway as cinematic technique?
Opinion-based, yes. Do I heartily agree? Yes ;) I can't stand the Bourne films for this very reason, and Spielberg had an interesting comment to make about hand-held action scenes which addressed the lack of 'geography' in the framing. If the viewer has no sense of the space around the characters, then a vital element is lost from these scenes. Of course, Private Ryan was supposed to be frantic/confusing and documentary-style, so we'll let Steve have his moment too ;)
Dec
20
comment Camera sway as cinematic technique?
Probably because Zero dark 30 was based on a true story and meant to simulate news footage - however, see my MoS point in my answer below.
Dec
20
answered Camera sway as cinematic technique?
Dec
20
comment Are IMDB ratings objectively credible?
Yep - don't feel bad for the question, kashan, there is the basis of a decent discussion here. I see no reason for a close vote either - let's get it re-worded and kicking ass.:)
Dec
20
comment Are IMDB ratings objectively credible?
You are right, this is highly subjective, considering V for Vendetta has probably been forgotten by the masses while the Marvel films have a longer shelf-life. That said, each to their own opinion :) It should also be noted that the IMDb ratings are heavily influenced by fan campaigns and even production companies - so they really can't be relied on for objective opinions of the films.
Dec
20
revised Are IMDB ratings objectively credible?
deleted 6 characters in body
Dec
20
awarded  Nice Answer