Media

Posted On December 19, 20100 Comments

State of play, great political thriller

State of play, great political thriller . The 2009 release political thriller state of play is a brilliant film. I remember that when watching it, i was totally sucked into the story. It’s says a lot about the corrupt nature of some politicians. Although this is a fictional story you could just believe this sort... Read More

Posted On December 18, 20100 Comments

The art of breakdancing

The art of breakdancing . Breakdancing or the preferred term by practitioners of this art B-boying is in its very definition incredible. The physical barriers these people are able to overcome. Imagine a ballet pirouette upside down. These dancers are able to literally spin on their head, do multiple somersaults through the air and support... Read More

Posted On December 16, 20100 Comments

Needle sized art, micro sculpture

Needle sized art, Microsculpture. . Micro sculpture is incredible. Looking around on line though it doesn’t seem so established. But there is one particular artist called Willard Wigan who seems to have popularised it to some extent. The guy’s art is brilliant. Check this video out. . Needle sized art. . Willard also has a... Read More

Posted On December 14, 20100 Comments

Harper Lee, to kill a mockingbird.

Harper Lee, to kill a mockingbird. . At school as a kid we read quite a few books but one that stood out for me personally was Harper Lee‘s novel, To kill a mockingbird. A very interesting story about two children growing up in the american deep south during the 1930′s when segregation and racism... Read More

Posted On December 12, 20100 Comments

Enigma, a brilliant music group.

Enigma, a brilliant music group. . We all know Enigma, a music group founded by Michael Cretu. Michael Cretu and enigma have now been going on for over twenty years and have produced some amazing songs. My three favourite songs are embedded on this post, Return to innocence, Why and I love you, i’ll kill... Read More

Posted On December 11, 20100 Comments

League of extraordinary gentlemen, good movie.

League of extraordinary gentlemen, good movie. . The league of extraordinary gentlemen is in my view a very good movie, although not all critics would agree (apparently). I like the way they took the characters from novels of the past. Characters like Dorian Gray and Dr Jekyll, it brought a sense of actual history to... Read More

Posted On December 11, 20102 Comments

Awesome hip hop dance performance.

Awesome hip hop dance performance. . Whilst on youtube yesterday searching for dance videos i stumbled on this curious little video. After watching it i did a bit of research but couldn’t find much information except that it is a performance whereby dancers come from all over the place and come up with these performances.... Read More

Posted On December 5, 20100 Comments

Interesting media used in art.

Interesting media used in art. . Over time artists have been known to create art from some very odd but interesting forms of media. Here are a few. The first is a youtube video i discovered in one of my regular visits to Echostains. . It is a speed painting session using Barbecue sauce. .... Read More

Posted On December 5, 20100 Comments

Tim Burton, film director.

Tim Burton, film director. . Tim Burton is probably best known as a film director. He is renowned for his strange but brilliant movie making style. I would best describe it as macabre. He often brings to life stange characters in even stranger settings. His recent film, a remake of Alice in wonderland perfectly proves... Read More

Posted On December 4, 20100 Comments

Silent movies, slapstick comedy

Silent movies, slapstick comedy. . When we hear about silent movies our mind is immediately drawn to Charlie Chaplin. Who can argue it, he is an undisputed master of the medium when silent movies were in their heyday. Check out this video of one of his comedies. . Charlie chaplin, boxing. . But there is... Read More

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