Dr. Strangelove Dr. Strangelove

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In Dr. Strangelove Dr. Strangelove, Kristan Horton imitates the satirical movie Dr. Strangelove and creates a new world for the film—silverware become an airplane, plastic and coffee grounds become the sky. Dr. Strangelove Dr. Strangelove

An Interview with Walter Murch

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There are little hints of underlying cinematic structures now and then. For instance: to make a convincing action sequence requires, on average, fourteen different camera angles a minute. I don’t mean fourteen cuts – you can have many more than fourteen cuts per minute – but fourteen new views. Let’s say there is a one-minute action scene with thirty cuts, so that the average length of each is two seconds – but, of those thirty cuts, sixteen of them will be repeats of a previous camera angle.

Urban skiing is taking off in Britain

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You can hear the shout of outrage from an attendant at Angel station as the young Norwegian casually straps on his skis and begins a terrifying descent of the London tube network's highest escalator with a camera strapped to his head. What London Underground called a "dangerous, stupid and irresponsible" stunt has, predictably, become the latest YouTube sensation, generating 2,000 views every hour yesterday. The skier, a publicity-shy Norwegian in his 20s, whom friends say is called Arild, hurtles down the 90-metre up escalator in north London, skidding safely to a halt at the bottom to the applause of passersby.