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All This

The heart is hard to translate. It has a language of its own. It talks in tongues and quiet sighs, prayers and proclamations, in the grand deeds of great men, in the smallest of gestures, in short, shallow gasps. But with all my education, I can’t seem to command it. The words are all escaping and coming back all damaged. I would put them back in poetry, if I only knew how. I can’t seem to understand it. I would give all this, and Heaven, too– I would give it all, if only, for a moment, that I could just [ . . . ]

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Compare & Contrast

Our first production assignment in film school was to film and edit together a silent short, then give it a soundtrack that completely altered the emotional response of the viewer. It was a demonstration of the equally-matched emotional power of picture and sound. It was a challenging exercise. Today, I present you with two videos, both of which use nearly the same soundtrack, but with different pictures. This inverts the exercise. Watch them both, then tell me how each made you feel. Don’t think too much, and don’t try to limit yourself by thinking which is better. Just watch and [ . . . ]

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Twelve Days of Kylie

Here they all are, in (almost) one playlist: httpvp://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=BAA076F15D7DE89F Now go buy Aphrodite, on sale today! (No, I didn’t get a free copy, or anything else at all from Kylie or her record company.)

Twelve Days of Kylie: Day 12

“All The Lovers”, from her eleventh studio album, Aphrodite, (2010). Aphrodite goes on sale tomorrow!

Twelve Days of Kylie: Day 11

“I Believe in You”, from her compilation album, Ultimate Kylie, (2004). Kylie’s new studio album, Aphrodite goes on sale Tuesday July 6th.

Twelve Days of Kylie: Day 10

“Come Into My World”, also from her eighth studio album, Fever, (2001). This video takes a really complicated concept and makes it look simple. Kylie’s new studio album, Aphrodite goes on sale Tuesday July 6th.

Twelve Days of Kyle: Day 9

“Can’t Get You Out of My Head”, from her eighth studio album, Fever, (2001). Sorry, the quality on this one is pathetic. I can’t find a better one though. Kylie’s new studio album, Aphrodite goes on sale Tuesday July 6th.