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The opening is sensational. I like how the sound comes in first. The photography is beautiful. I found the old-time voice-over very effective; it was filled with information but had a floaty tone.
The editing has a serious pulse and energy. The vibe conveys such vibrancy in an average New York day. It’s exactly what I want to feel in a video postcard.
The series Making Art explores artists of different genres and an aspect of each artist’s motivation. The pieces are insightful.
Documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock has a show exclusively on Hulu that follows a famous person around for 24 hours to get a glimpse into his or her day. It’s a quick 24 hours with insight and personality. The one about Richard Branson made me like him very much. Will.i.am, of Black Eyed Peas fame, is unexpectedly mellower than I had perceived, and I learned who Jason “Mayhem” Miller is. These vignettes reveal a personality that seems more true to reality than the public images of these individuals.
Bonus: John Crawford
WARNING: Nudity is involved in a whimsical, not sexual, way.
These photographs are fun. This project is a real conversation piece. I do enjoy photography that makes me smile, and these did so effortlessly. Take a look to perk up your day. Thanks, John Crawford, for your creativity.
Images: Screen grabs. Top left: “America’s Dead Sea.” Top right: “The Beat of New York.” Bottom left: “Making Art: Texture.” Bottom right: “A Day in the Life: Richard Branson.”
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