“A film is – or should be – more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what’s behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later.”
The final installment of editor Jacob T. Swinney’s rather fine four part series on the Tao of The Quent. To wit:
Out of all of the trademarks that define Tarantino’s style, the filmmaker may be most recognized for his gratuitous use of blood and violence. The excessive bloodshed often seems to serve as a tribute of sorts to a style or genre of filmmaking (Japanese cinema, Westerns, etc.), but according to Mr. Tarantino himself, he indulges in the red liquid simply because “it’s so much fun” (see end of video). Here is a look at some of Quentin Tarantino’s bloodiest moments.
Who doesn’t know the saying ‘throw some shrimp on the barbie’ and not think of Australia? Who goes to France without eating bread and cheese? And who makes a Brazilian caipirinha without a fistful of limes?
New Zealand gets kiwi fruit, India gets spices, Japan gets seaweed, we get…
Pity poor Wales. Chocolate-coated yet spurned by the great tripartite Biscuit Union.
Thanks Bob Coggins
Filmmaker Francis Emerick’s fast-cut montage study of the diverse faces and places of New York City, recorded this month. Sez he:
I visited NYC for 12 days in June and brought my Canon 7D with me everywhere. I shot everthing at 60 fps and slowed it down in post using FCP X. I color graded it with VSCO using Aperture.