Part II plays the opening and closing shots of 70 films side-by-side. Like the first video, some of the opening shots are strikingly similar to the final shots, while others are vastly different–both serving a purpose in communicating various themes. The side-by-side comparison can communicate an entire story, but also allows us to develop new theories about a given film. So once again, what can we learn from examining the first and final frames of a film?
Even if you suspect the answer to be ‘not much’, this is a a divertingly smooth five minute montage.
Padraig Stan Staunton writes:
Unfortunate placement of the window pane. Spotted it while in Toronto at the Festival of Beer at the weekend.
The ‘Erembald’ by eleventwentyseven design is a custom made, limited edition, bespoke dandyhorse made in Bruges, Belgium.
The laser-cut stainless steel frame is inspired by ‘cellular structures’, rather appropriately, what with the inner-thigh-slicing, finger-twisting potential of that bad boy.
Watch a video of the small batch production process here.
With the assistance of a police escort and friends working to clear the way ahead, he managed 20 miles without falling off, stopping only once.