A refreshing idea inspired by the one minute video based on Forrest Gump. Thanks to the hip flop dance crew, Yoshio Goto and Elizabeth Sia, and the music by Zac Gvirtzmann and Ed hiller I managed to edit together the video above. Some folks wanted me to make the entire trilogy in one minute, but they’re sleeping with the fishies now.
Thematically speaking, a science fiction is no more mature than a fantasy with fools and horses, unless burdened with the weight of a place in time, an existential question. Things change when you start to say ‘this story can happen, it’s very very unlikely, but yet, I can vividly imagine it being a reality’.
This is why mature science fiction films are difficult to make, and in the evanescence of special effects becoming commonplace in all films, making them can only get harder. Continue reading