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Movie Barcode

Whoever came up with this idea is a person after my own heart; taking something otherwise complex and multi-layered, and literally laying it out bare, for all to see visually. Basically the people behind Movie Barcode have dissected the best and most interesting movies of all time and stitched a slice of each individual frame together, side by side, to show the film's inner visual soul. Early cinema is included, with silents and black & whites right next to the latest blockbusters like Inception or Black Swan. You can also purchase prints of these depictions which I'd say make a great gift for passionate film…

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Dali & Disney – ‘Destino’

For those of you like me, who weren't aware of it's existence, I've featured here the animated short from the surrealist painter Salvador Dali and his friend, a Mr Walt Disney. "In 1937, Salvador Dali wrote to his dear friend Andre Breton, founder of the surrealist art movement in Paris, and said, “I have come to America and I am in contact with three great American surrealists – the Marx Brothers, Cecil B. DeMille, and Walt Disney.” Breton envisioned Surrealism as an art form that would draw its content from the unexplored realm of the subconscious human mind, ferreting out unparalleled honesty and otherworldly images…

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