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  • Birth of a Flower

    Birth of a Flower 1910

    ★★★★ Added

    A lot of early cinema requires the intentional mindshift of the historian. The adoption of the "What if?" attitude to put your self in the time when the work was created. And with that mindset, the miracle of cinema has allowed you to sync with the majesty of nature as it unfurls before your eyes. It'd take a cold hearted, a-cinematic cretin to not be utterly enchanted by this.

  • Kool FM: Pirate Radio Documentary

    Kool FM: Pirate Radio Documentary 1996

    ★★★★ Watched 16 Jul, 2016

    I've watched so many British television documentarys from 94-96 about Jungle music that they've all blended together in my mind. Each absolutely has it merrits, historical or otherwise, but few are distinct in the angle they take as this.

    Pirate radio was what really broke Jungle to the masses back then, bringing into the bedrooms of kids too broke, too young or just plain out of the loop of the raves this music had developed in. Retrospectively, pitrate radio actually…

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  • How a Mosquito Operates

    How a Mosquito Operates 1912

    ★★★½ Rewatched 19 Apr, 2016

    A animation vastly ahead of its time only marred by the too frequent reuse of cells. I'm shocked that a century old animated short should creep me out this much.

  • Wonder

    Wonder 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 20 Mar, 2016 2

    Being an adult is the pits. I spent today in a policy meeting, mediating a beef between two of my sales staff, and researching how to increase my credit score. But then I stumble across something as playful and delightful as this and suddenly I want to bust out a pack of markers and shamelessly doodle for the first time in decades!