Category Archives: cinema

1968 Plymouth commercial with Petula Clark

They don’t make car commercials like they used to.

Posted in cinema, music, music (eclectic)

Island of Lost Souls

From 1932 comes this pre-code (meaning it’s somewhat racier than the typical fare of the period, but innocuous by today’s standards) strange & weird film Island of Lost Souls featuring a hammy Charles Laughton in the role of Dr. Moreau, a … Continue reading

Posted in cinema, movie posters, trailers

“a s c e n s i o n” : a heavenly experience

This is a finished version of the “Cloud Mirror” post from February.  Didn’t change much:  extended the length of the cloud segments & added the rising spheres.  Meditate on this, we are part of something greater !

Posted in awesome, cinema, personal reflection

“Night Trips”: nocturnal experiments

A collection of photographic abstractions stemming from a disparate collection of nocturnal time-lapse shots collected over the last few years.  Improvisations, if you will.

Posted in art, cinema, work in progress

Forbidden Planet 1956

Forbidden Planet was MGM’s lavish entry into the pantheon of great 1950’s Science-Fiction Films.  The plot was loosely based on Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” (I never read it either, but there’s a recent film version with Helen Mirren, maybe I should check … Continue reading

Posted in cinema, movie posters, trailers

April 20th (4/20, 4:20, 420, whatever)

Let us reflect on the madness of reefer.

Posted in cinema, ephemera, trailers

Going The Wrong Way

This made me laugh when I first saw the movie Planes, Trains & Automobiles and it still makes me smile today, almost 30 years later.  There’s something deep going on here.

Posted in cinema, personal reflection

Son of Kong: stop-motion fight scenes

These scenes are from Son of Kong, the justly neglected 1933 sequel to King Kong.  Most of the original Kong cast & crew contributed to this film, which was marketed as a comedy.  Few would argue that this film captures … Continue reading

Posted in animation, cinema

InnerGalactic

Outerspace themed doodles & graffiti with hints of a story, as imagined by a young boy.  This was created as a gallery installation, to be run continuously as a seamless loop.

Posted in animation, cinema, personal reflection

pavemented graffiti (a strobe film)

Repeating patterns occur in a single frame matrix of mainly pavement textures.  Can induce headaches, or spiritual revelations.  Yes, I like this sort of thing.

Posted in animation, art, cinema