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May 25, 2016

Humor in general not in general

A few days ago I rediscovered an old DVD I wrote with various backup files. Making movies also comes with the usual paranoia of “Oh my God, what if the computer blows up?” Scanning through them out of curiosity, I stumbled upon a text file. Not a word document but a single text file, its […]

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May 23, 2016

So you want to start a Hobby

If you haven’t been on planet Earth for long, you might be asking: What is a Hobby? Well, the definition is “an activity done regularly in one’s leisure time for pleasure.” But that could mean almost anything: Eating, sleeping, jogging, reorganizing your folders, etc. Right? Normally when we think of that word it revolves around […]

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May 18, 2016

A green(screen) question

If you happened to take a glimpse at behind-the-scenes features on a dvd, you most likely have seen the famous greenscreen used for effects in various movies. Maybe you’ve even seen its “brother”, the bluescreen, used for the same things. It is not an unknown concept to most people – the idea of filming someone […]

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May 11, 2016

The Sims 5 with Virtual Reality

For a simulator of real life, this game did a lot of stuff right. It gave the younger audience a glimpse of what it meant to be an adult. For teens it was a subtle way of teaching them how to interact with others and live orderly. Also, having a very simple and intuitive building […]

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May 09, 2016

When does a Movie talk to us?

If you talk to the movie, that is ok. If the movie talks back, that is psychosis. I’ve recently been recommended to watch “Blade Runner”, a movie which one of my workmates loved. Or perhaps not loved, but rather considered it to be a very, very good movie. I didn’t like it. This basic event […]

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May 06, 2016

What’s in a sequel?

“To be continued” – I was left with these words at the end of “Back to the Future”. What an extraordinary experience for me, as a kid, and how I wished I could see Part 2 right away! From a personal point of view, the idea of a sequel meant more of the same good […]

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