review: “my video project”

part one: a description Taylor wends public access, point of view (POV) clips of drag/formula racing with racing footage of her own. part two: an addendum Want to know what it’s like to be, well, punched at without stepping into a dojo? As a martial arts junkie (taekwondo, karate, and ninjutsu), I appreciate how POV … Continue reading

review: “different worlds”

part one: a description To a folk-ish cover of Louis Armstrong’s “What a Wonderful World,” Michelle splices a public access video of a crow perched on power lines into home point-of-view/weather shots of the ocean. part two: an addendum Just as a good, dry red pairs with pasta, jazz gives soul to our surroundings. A … Continue reading

review: “going inside CNN”

part one: a description Paula links a public access clip of CNN’s Anderson Cooper introducing Jon Hammond with home footage—point-of-view shots filmed entering the CNN Center in Atlanta, Georgia. part two: an addendum Even in Michigan, Hurricane Sandy is wreaking havoc. A nod to the CNN reporters stationed (cold and damp) along the Eastern Seaboard … Continue reading

review: “the myth of lincoln”

part one: a description Aaron pairs clips from public access documentary Monumental Myths with home footage—point-of-view shots filmed at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC. part two: an addendum Say what you will about Stephanie Meyer’s Twilight book and movie series but it is, indeed, vamp season. So, considering Aaron’s montage and theme, I thought … Continue reading

review: “f22 demo”

Sidebar: I’m channeling Kenny Loggins and Goose. part one: a description Tyler juxtaposes a public access video of a tricking Lockheed Martin/Boeing F-22 Raptor with home footage—a shot tracking his entrance into Langley Air Force Base. part two: an addendum Interestingly, YouTube recommended the feature-length trailer for Sony Pictures’ Skyfall—the 23rd installment of the James … Continue reading

carry on.

An English-made tea mug and holder, a tea infuser, McVitie’s Biscuits, an era photograph of my grandmother, and an era letter written by my grandfather juxtaposed with a clip from Why We Fight: a seven-part documentary series commissioned by the United States government during World War II. Directed by Frank Capra.