...and everyone laughed. The End.
I took the assassin job as functioning as a stand-in for any random high-functioning job and a sly comment on the corporate world. The guy trims himself to absolute efficiency, lives for his job, breathes for his job, is on a Keto diet with McDonald's meals by removing the buns from his burgers. I think it also feeds into the self-improvement and health-craze. A practice that at its core is a good thing but that has been co-opted by industry…
Peter Rose, perhaps the bravest adventurer of our time, aims his camera directly at the sun, ceaselessly, for us to fathom what it means to live, for we would not live if we didn't have our sun; a sun we don't see in 'Solaristics', any more than we can look at the sun with our naked eye, in our everyday life we know it exists not by seeing it, but by experiencing its presence with all the other senses and emotions that we have, and through our eyes we see its works.
Also, this conceptual reversal of a Paul Clipson film is full of humor.
I've never seen editing like it, I found it riveting and was amazed that the film could keep up that peculiar, almost consistent rhythm without it ever becoming tiresome or losing its appeal, nor did it get in the way of the film's contemplative mood, describing it with a word like "inserts" I think is completely missing the point. The editing and of course the compositions that look at people, objects and places alike, I think, has the purpose of…