Tony Zhou, who heads up the Every Frame a Painting series on Vimeo, recently wondered how filmmakers can better depict text messaging and the Internet in cinema. In a new video essay, he explores the ways television series like Sherlock and films such as The Fifth Estate have done away with the cell phone screen cliché to depict text messages between characters.
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It appears that R&B superstars Drake and Chris Brown are vying for Rihanna’s affections yet again.
Brown, who was arrested for his brutal beating of the Barbadian beauty five years ago this month, has been exchanging text messages with the “Umbrella” singer, which, insiders tell the NY Post, has those close to the pop princess very concerned she’ll give the historically-troubled relationship another go.
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Award-winning documentary filmmaker Werner Herzog has trained his lens on a serious new subject: texting while driving.
Herzog teamed up with AT&T to make “From One Second to the Next,” a harrowing and haunting 30 minutes of interviews with victims and perpetrators of car accidents caused by distracted drivers.
The short film flowed out of commercials the director made for a… Continue reading Werner Herzog Makes Documentary About Texting While Driving
Only in America. Meet Cathy Cruz Marrero, the web’s newest viral sensation. Marrero amassed over 2 million views on the Interwebs this week after a video of her falling into a mall fountain erupted to the resounding sound of chuckles all over YouTube. But nobody at the mall is laughing now. You see, the leading [...] Continue reading Woman Who Fell In Fountain While Texting Eyeing Lawsuit