For the love of God, can we kill interlaced?

In my day, my young ’uns, faster frame rates than the usual 23.97, 24, 25 and 29.97 frame rates were only useful if you wanted smooth slow motion. With Peter Jackson boldly using 48 frames per second for The Hobbit, the idea that they could be used as a playback option has a good chance […]

Top blogging tip: illiteracy!

Checking my stats today I found that someone came to this blog via a simple search for one of the most ubiquitous words on the internet. Doing the same search, I found that my humble blog was, indeed, on the first page of the results. So how could this mostly unread and ignored corner of […]

Yet another trailer gets me going

Here‘s the trailer for Dreamworks’ upcoming film, Monsters vs. Aliens.  Didn’t think much of the synopsis, but the trailer genuinely made me lol. What is it with me lately?  I’m supposed to be a serious film buff, and here I have going gooey over commercial fluff.  I’ll justify it with the following: I’ll keep a […]

NaNoWriMo update: writing the wrong

Wouldn’t it be so predictable if I just did a couple of days’ work at the start of November, National Novel Writing Month, and then did bugger all for the rest of the time?  Well, I like to be reliable so that’s exactly what I’ve done. According to my NaNoWriMo spreadsheet, I can still do […]