I recommend Schroeder’s earlier films, which also feature adventurous cameras and transitions. Bike Ride is an early work from 2001, and his 2010 film, Bike Race is a nice bridge between Ride and Marcel, with hints of texture, color, and delicate, dancing vegetation.
Note: NSFW around 0:38 if a momentary cartoon wang is not going to fly at work.
Well, its here again: searing heat, freezing water, jelly rolls and mosquitoes.¬† Although the proper start of Summer isn’t until late June, Memorial Day Weekend in the US is the unofficial spark of mid-year festivities surrounding the fire in the sky – namely, the opening of swimming pools.¬† (Personally, I frightened guests at two different bathing locales this past weekend.)¬† So, let’s pay homage to this annual tradition with a few favorites from recent years:
And while many of us are preoccupied with the elasticity of our swimming garb, let us also remember the true reason for Memorial Day and pay respect to those who have served and lost their lives for our freedoms.
‚ÄĘ Related: The Tourists by Malcolm Sutherland