11 October 2005

The power of editing

I wouldn't call myself a fan of reality TV, but every now and then I'll flip past something I can't not watch. It's short lived, and usually ends in my saying, "I'd never eat that just to be on tv."

I did watch an episode of Morgan Spurlock's show which I liked, but, it was obvious that certain parts had been edited to heighten the drama. It got me thinking about how powerful editing can be. It's just like taking someone's words out of context, but instead it's someone's actions.

Throw a little music in there and you end up with this:


West Side Virus

(If the Shining link doesn't work, go to www.ps260.com/molly/ and click "SHINING FINAL.mov).

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