Would have liked an analysis of what the beat is doing that is special. Like, I get it intuitively but I wanted to know if it was swingy or something.
This is one of the most ambitious pieces of media I've ever seen. The People of California v Timothy Heidecker is a five hour experiment in deadpan absurdism. It is a realistic, unedited court case presented as if on C-SPAN. The pace at which details emerge about the case and the relationships of the witnesses to the defendant is just slow enough to keep the feeling of realism. Importantly, it's not afraid to be outright boring, which grounds the absurdism…