Twin Peaks: The Return
By "emotionally impactful" I mean details like how mounting a camera to a quadcopter drone enables a director to slowly zoom in on a real-world establishing shot while also keeping it perfectly steady. It's repeatedly used to communicate the scale of a location or to show it at unconventional angles, which is used (effectively, IMO) to create dread
Twin Peaks: The Return
Listening to commentary about the story now that I've watched it through, I love it when people talk about details they find emotionally impactful and what they think story events are meant to represent (as opposed to treating it like a jigsaw puzzle you're meant to solve). I like thinking of it as a series of open-ended questions with definite intent behind them but no explicit answers beyond what the audience creates for themselves
Mental health adjacent
I'll be fine; take care of yourselves, everyone. <3
Twin Peaks: The Return, mildly hot take
Binged the rest of this today because after episode 8 I had to. I generally loved it, I also feel sorry for the people who approached this revival hungry for concrete answers about what elements of the story exactly are, because even the relatively straightforward bits are on a whole different level of abstraction from the end of season 2
Resident Evil: Vendetta (2), spoilers
the *entire movie* is like this
I was one of the folks making Adult Swim-styled bumper videos about Snouts and other furry-friendly communities every now and then, following the trend set by JD, Ace, and some other very good dogs. I'd prepared one in advance celebrating the instance's second anniversary, but with everything starting to implode right around the end of September, there was never a “good time” to post it.
Anyway, here's Wonderwall.
Digimon Adventure Episode 51: Piemon, The Clown From Hell
Despite the title, most of this episode sets aside the ongoing battle between Wargreymon and the dark carnival master himself to focus on Yamato, Sora, and Jyou just talking out their (understandable) insecurities with one another and their Digimon pals. It augments this by depicting characters sinking into an anxiety-spiral abyss and being thrown lifelines, providing visual language for concepts central to basic emotional intelligence
Attention all duelists: hunnidp, the rapper behind Pumpkin Hill Zone released a sequel like YESTERDAY.
Twin Peaks: The Return, mildly personal
Dale/Dougie stares into negative space at his dinner table and sees Mike beyond the veil patiently telling him not to die; it's cinematically depicted as a turning point but to me it feels like one that reflects how severe the his internal despair seems to be. While he does seem to be physically released from imprisonment, he lost years off his life and returned to an unfamiliar world. The fact that he appears to be recovering this soon is miraculous to me
From what I can tell, they removed the stamina system altogether and made it so every consumable/gacha element is bought with ingame currency. It's definitely Another One Of These, but I'm glad it'll be as available to me as any other console game in ten years
extremely big fan of how the boss music for Plok of all things starts off as sort of vaguely spooky kids game music before transitioning into something that wouldn't really be out of place in Hotline Miami or Payday
ME: Yes, Google, I'd like maps for Dragon Quest 2 please
GOOGLE: Did you mean Dragon Quest Builders 2? What about Dragon Quest Heroes 2? Perhaps you meant Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2, or Slime Morimori Dragon Quest 2, or fan theories about a possible Dragon Quest Swords 2
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