Ephemera of Vision

This is my place for ramblings about sequences of images that exploit the human visual limitation know as persistence of vision.

Author
somini

  • Paterson

    Über-hipster slice of life
    of a bus driver who is nice,
    writes poems about his wife
    and their bulldog has no lice.

  • Deconstructing Harry

    Fucking hell, what a fucker the main character is. Fucks around so much he is dumped by all woman he dates and/or marries. The dipshit will bed everything that moves.

  • She's Out of My League

    Bog standard, formulaic rom com with swear words. Poor Jay Baruchel. This is so predictable you can almost use it a clock.

  • Spring Breakers

    The missing Saints Row 3 adaptation, with some introspection casually thrown into the mix.

  • Die Another Day

    The one with Halle Berry, Rosamund Pike and Maddona.

  • Tomorrow Never Dies

    The one with Michelle Yeoh. Vincent Price is Rupert Murdoch on steroids. Hired Ricky Jay to hack “SSL2 with 128 bits” links or something.

  • The World Is Not Enough

    Surprisingly introspective plot about oil pipelines in Asia Minor countries.

  • GoldenEye

    Modern (about my age) Bond doesn’t really deviate from the formula. An above average action film.

  • On Her Majesty's Secret Service

    The one filmed in Portugal posing for Sicily, with George Lazenby.

  • You Only Live Twice

    Now this is just preposterous. SPECTRE is doing false flag rocket launches from their hollowed out volcano lairs with monorails

  • Kick-Ass

    Ludonarrative Dissonance: The Film. Yet another childish comic book adaptation that pretends to be edgy by using cuss words.

  • Thunderball

    The one that starts the silliness. This starts with a funeral for a “JB”, Bond sucker-punches the widow (which turns out to be the dead man) and eventually ends with Bond escaping on a jetpack.

  • Goldfinger

    The one with Pussy Galore, Oddjob and the titular Goldfinger attempting to blow a nuke on Fort Knox to irradiate the gold and make all other gold more valuable.

  • From Russia with Love

    The quintessential James Bond. The one with all the recognisable elements:

  • Dr. No

    A badly paced risqué version of North by Northwest. Kinda underwhelming.


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