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Wonderful little video/track by Oren Lavie.  Tip of the hat to The Mute Oracle. Advertisements

After months of staring wistfully from outside camera stores, I finally went ahead and bought the Canon Vixia HF10 (uhuh, High Def).  Shooting has been a somewhat humbling experience but I’ll get there. Sooner or later. Moving files around has been a tad tricky so I thought I’d document (sort of) what I did. Linux: […]

Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror: F W Murnau (1922) German Expressionism, it is said, rose not because of an artistic revival but because German film makers found it hard to compete with the extravagance of their Hollywood counterparts; so they resorted to symbolism and darker subtexts. F W Murnau‘s Nosferatu was one of the earlier […] Whatever happens in the end, I don’t wanna lose you as my friend. I promise, I will never be your friend. No matter what. Ever. I’ve been a huge Wes Anderson fan ever since I saw Rushmore back in college. His visual style is unlike that of any other director what with the use […]

The new Apple iPOD Nano ad (video link) has an extremely catchy tune. After humming it on trains, at work and in the shower, I decided to find out who the artist was. The track, 1234 is sung by the beautiful Leslie Feist (the video is quite interesting as well) whose album The Reminder is […]

I take risks; sometimes patients die. But not taking risks causes more patients to die, so I guess my biggest problem is I’ve been cursed with the ability to do the math. Dr Gregory House is arguably one of the coolest people on TV (along with the likes of Alan Shore from Boston Legal and […]

The Cannes Film Festival opened with a screening of Wong Kar Wai’s My Blueberry Nights. However what interests me more are the short films screened there. Having seen a few shorts that were screened at Sundance (on my computer; I didn’t go to Sundance), I’m blown away by the potential of this medium. This year […]