Missing The Rainbow

In 1994 film, Dumb and Dumber, the two main characters, Lloyd and Harry, have travel to Aspen and in spite of their stupidity and ineptitude, save the day. Lloyd, who had persuaded Harry to travel with him, had crossed the country having become smitten with Mary after a brief encounter as her driver. Unfortunately, Mary…

Outerstellar

Sometimes, many times actually, reviewers get carried away and lavish praise on films that, frankly speaking, are the equivalent of the emperor's new clothes. You know the sort of thing; not a bad film by any means, in fact, they tend to be good films. They're just not as fantastic or brilliant as the reviewers…

What about the rules?

For your fledgling scriptwriter, filmmaker, auteur, there are certain precepts that are recommended. Try and avoid voiceover; don't film conversations flat on; don't be static. For the director, Ivan Barge and screenwriter, Matthew Harris, these loosely defined rules were obviously missed. In their seven minute short film, "Snooze Time" they happily ignore all those rules,…